Verint Systems, Inc. DevOps Engineer in Inchinnan, United Kingdom

Job Title: DevOps Engineer

Location: UK-GB-Inchinnan

Job ID: 12966

Role Purpose

The DevOps Engineer will be engaged in the optimization of processes and tooling affecting the engineering department across the Verint CES product lines. They will be involved in the development and support of solutions which enhance the efficiency of engineering as well as configuration of tools and responding to the on-going needs of the engineering team as a primary customer. These solutions will involve diverse development platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools. Participates in the design, development and implementation of complex applications, often using new technologies. May provide technical direction and system architecture for individual initiatives and engineering teams.

As part of optimization the DevOps Engineer will need to work with a variety of tools as work may be required in the configuration or use of such tools. They will be involved in supporting our strategic move of products into the cloud performing DevOps activities and working with technologies such as Chef, Docker, Puppet, Maven, Artifactory, Jenkins, TeamCity, Ansible, Virtualization and more as required to automate the process of packaging, provisioning and deployment.

In what areas will you perform?

Engineering Work

  • Develop key skills and knowledge of Verint applications.

  • Understand the value of the optimization work and who it will benefit

  • Ensure the quality of the solution being delivered, testing its functionality before it is consumed by main engineering

  • Consults with users and architects to understand how their solution can be delivered in a manner which benefits them

  • Draws effective boundaries in order to ensure that priorities are met.

  • Development of solutions within agreed timescales.

  • Prioritizes work effectively.

  • Breaks large tasks into smaller ones and sets milestones, identifies and plans for dependencies.

  • Participate in team meetings.

  • Participate in internal departmental activities – API / build reviews.

  • Participate in external departmental activities - University / industry engagements.

Issue Escalation

  • Identify, highlight and if possible resolve issues - otherwise escalate issues to senior team members.

Reporting

  • Report daily progress of your tasks to your manager.

  • Provide appropriate and regular communication to all relevant parties.

  • Provide regular updates about self-development and learning needs to mentor / line manager.

Skills & Experience

General

  • Experience in a software development team

Technical

Essential

  • Strong Experience with Windows and Linux based applications

  • Scripting languages in Windows and Linux (bash, python, PowerShell)

  • Experience with automated deployment methods / continuous integration (CI-CD)

  • Strong troubleshooting & debugging capabilities, both technically and personally in a development team

  • Experience working with Global organizations

  • Experience with CM tools such as Ansible or Puppet

Desirable

  • Experience with TeamCity and/or Jenkins pipelines and other CI tools

  • Experience with SVN, Git, Bitbucket, Jira.

  • Experience with databases and data pipeline components.

Industry Specific

  • Experience working in a large Global organisation

Environment

  • Able to provide examples of collaborative, high performance team working

Personal

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Good team player

  • Ability to follow process but to remain flexible in achieving project objectives

  • Ambitious, motivated, eager to learn and demonstrate value

  • Demonstrable examples of good work ethic (e.g. charity work)

Specific Qualifications and Accreditations

  • A degree or post graduate qualification in Computer Science or Software Engineering at 2:1 or above or relevant experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a DevOps or relevant Automation Development role

If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your cover letter and Resume to EMEA.Recruitment@verint.com

Please be sure to note the job ID in which you are interested in applying.

Please note that that any offer of employment will be subject to providing satisfactory documentary proof of entitlement to work in the UK.

All applicants who meet the requirements advertised will be given fair and equal consideration, regardless of race, sex, colour, creed, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability.

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