Newcastle Upon Tyne,

Lead DevOps Engineer (SC Eligible)

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

(Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Associate Manager, Manager)

Please Note: Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Our Advanced Technology Centre is a thriving technology and innovation hub from where we deliver high quality services to several private and public sector clients.

You'll learn, grow, and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

+ How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.

+ How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate, and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

+ How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment.

As a Lead DevOps Engineer, you will:

+ Lead a DevOps team to deliver environments and tools to support the development and testing of features by Scrum teams.

+ Automate the provisioning of platforms such as Apigee, Oracle, CloudPak for Integration and OpenShift with a different configuration for different environments.

+ Setup and configure tools such as GitHub, Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarCube and performance/security/resilience testing tools.

+ Create automated processes for development teams to apply continuous integration and continuous testing approaches.

The following skills and experience are required for this role:

+ Experienced in concepts such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, including hands on implementation experience in one or more tool e.g. Github, Jenkins, Artifactory, Maven, etc

+ DevOps leadership experience - large teams preferred

+ Candidate should have experience leading a multi-disciplinary team, working in a fast paced, high velocity agile environment

+ Approaches and tooling for automated software assurance and QA.

+ Experience with project or program management.

+ Defining and managing the roadmap for implementation of DevOps in an established operation.

+ Familiar with the approaches and tooling for automated software Quality Assurance.

+ Experience using tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Chef to automate infrastructure provisioning, environment setup and software deployment

+ Experience implementing system monitoring and alerting using tools such as Elasticsearch, Fluentd, Kibana, Splunk or Prometheus

+ Working knowledge of Agile and Lean Software delivery methodologies

+ Experience in setup and administration of Linux based environments

Set yourself apart:

+ Experienced in defining and managing roadmaps for the implementation of DevOps in an enterprise IT organisation

+ Experienced in technical architecture i.e. the design and delivery of IT systems for a broad range of clients

+ Experienced in virtual network setup and/or Functional/Performance testing

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 600,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion, or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne,

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.

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