Version 1 Dublin

Azure DevOps Engineer

Department: Digital Development & Architecture


Company Description

Version 1 has celebrated over 26 years in Technology Services and continues to be trusted by global brands to deliver solutions that drive customer success. Our expertise enables our customers to navigate the rapidly changing Digital-First world we live in. We foster strong partnerships with leading technology giants including Microsoft, AWS, Oracle, Red Hat, OutSystems, and Snowflake, ensuring that our customers are provided with the highest quality solutions and services.

We’re an award-winning employer reflecting how our employees are at the very heart of Version 1 and what we do:

  • No. 1 Best Large Workplace in Ireland by GPTW
  • 5th Best Super Large Workplace in the UK by GPTW
  • Best Workplace for Women in the UK & Ireland by GPTW
  • Best Workplace for Wellbeing in the UK 2023 by GPTW
  • Top 10 Best Place to Work UK by Glassdoor

We’re a core values driven company, we hire people who share our values, and we reward those who display and foster them, it’s deeply embedded within our DNA. Invest in us and we’ll invest in you!

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, building, test and run significant components within a modern digital service platform.
  • A focus on automation of component deployment will be required.
  • Producing designs that are scalable, resilient, efficient, secure, cost-effective and minimise lock-in. 
  • Contributing to technical decisions and direction in a collaborative team environment, including architecture, estimation, product planning, user story/requirement creation.
  • Implementing modern Continuous Delivery processes for releasing software to production. 
  • Applying industry best practices and patterns across infrastructure and application components e.g. security, elasticity, performance.
  • Using public cloud platform(s) to solve business problems (Azure, GCP is a desirable).
  • Applying configuration management, infrastructure provisioning and container orchestration tooling to solve business problems. 
  • In a customer-facing role you will implement DevOps processes and tooling for the delivery of IaaS and PaaS services using IaC in the public cloud.
  • Automate the configuration and management of cloud workloads in Azure.
  • Build toolchains to support automated builds, tests, and deployments of applications to public cloud platforms
  • Contribute to technical decisions in a collaborative team environment.

Essential criteria:

  • Strong demonstratable experience with Azure DevOps (or equivalent CI/CD tooling), scripting languages, and configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, PowerShell DSC
  • Experiencing building and configuring cloud services via Infrastructure as Code using Terraform
  • Good knowledge on Microsoft Cloud adoption framework for Azure
  • One or more of the following Azure certifications: Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Experience of implementing modern CI/CD processes for releasing software
  • Experience in implementing and advocating for DevOps methodologies and processes.
  • Broad experience building and configuring Azure IaaS and PaaS service (i.e., App Service, VNETs, NSGs, SQL databases, Service Bus, Function Apps, Key Vault, Logic Apps)
  • Experience of platform/infrastructure architecture and design best practices, e.g. networking, security, and governance best practices
  • Self-driven approach at work with an intrinsic motivation to excel and take ownership of tasks and projects.
  • Azure Cloud Ops & build pipeline Azure Networking (vNets, firewalls AZLB’s etc.)
  • Azure Components (AKS, ACR, Key Vault, App Gateway, Azure SQL, API Manager)
  • Azure Devops (pipelines, repos, releases etc.)
  • Hashicorp Terraform
  • Ansible
  • Monitoring (Azure monitor, App Insights, Log Analytics and Dynatrace)
  • Ideally exposure to (data Center) Migration Projects
  • Desirable Exposure to Node.
  • JS based micro services using RESTful and gRPC comms,
Additional Information

Why Version 1?

At Version 1, we believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that prioritises their wellbeing, professional growth, and financial stability.

  • Share in our success with our Quarterly Performance-Related Profit Share Scheme, where employees collectively benefit from a share of our company's profits.
  • Strong Career Progression & mentorship coaching through our Strength in Balance & Leadership schemes with a dedicated quarterly Pathways Career Development programme.
  • Flexible/remote working, Version 1 is tremendously understanding of life events and people’s individual circumstances and offer flexibility to help achieve a healthy work life balance.
  • Financial Wellbeing initiatives including; Pension, Private Healthcare Cover, Life Assurance, Financial advice and an Employee Discount scheme.
  • Employee Wellbeing schemes including Ergonomic Tech Equipment, Gym Discounts, Bike to Work, Fitness classes, Mindfulness Workshops, Employee Assistance Programme and much more.
  • Generous holiday allowance, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, marriage/civil partnership leave and special leave policies.
  • Educational assistance, incentivised certifications, and accreditations, including AWS, Microsoft, Oracle, and Red Hat.
  • Reward schemes including Version 1’s Annual Excellence Awards & ‘Call-Out’ platform.
  • Environment, Social and Community First initiatives allow you to get involved in local fundraising and development opportunities as part of fostering our diversity, inclusion and belonging schemes.

And many more exciting benefits… drop us a note to find out more.

"Strong focus on the core values and really live by them in everything they do"
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Our Head of People Louise Lahiff explains why Version 1 could be the match for you

Award-Winning Employee Focus

    IRELAND (2012-2023)
    UK (2019-2023)
    INDIA (2022-2023)
    EUROPE (2022)
    IRELAND & UK (2022-2023)

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

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