Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

DevOps Engineer

£41,000 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Jun 13, 2024

DevOps Engineer


Our client is a highly profitable and ambitious financial service business that has grown from scratch to c.£400m annual sales and over 600 head office staff, servicing over £30bn of assets under management and 20% of the UK financial adviser marker in approx. 17 years since inception. Its cutting-edge Technology function and people have grown and progressed with the company, now a team of c.50 developing robust and secure applications used internally and by its B2B and B2C customers throughout the UK. The company is on the next stage of its phenomenal journey and we’re now looking to help further strengthen the DevOps team, by appointing a first-rate DevOps Engineer.


You will play a key team role in ensuring continuous delivery, integration and maintaining of infrastructure for software development in Private Cloud and Azure environments. Your key responsibilities as DevOps Engineer will include:


·       Managing deployment infrastructure in Private Cloud and Azure environments

  • Build automation and continuous delivery processes

·       Collaborating with software development teams to ensure reliable application deployment

  • Server, application and network configuration and administration

·       Designing and monitor cloud resources

·       Troubleshoot and fix infrastructure issues – security, patching, access control

·       Providing technical support to development teams.


As DevOps Engineer you’ll offer:


  • Previous experience in a similar DevOps Engineer role with an Agile, DevOps approach

·       Proficiency in coding, code reading, analysis an adaptation

·       Strong problem-solving and communication skills

  • Curious, intuitive and a logical mindset
  • Advantageous skills/knowledge: cloud certification, preferably Azure, Azure DevOps, Powershell, Windows Server administration, including, DHCP, DNS, and file sharing services, Virtualization, VMWare


Rewards and Benefits:


  • Salary £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus (£6k) + pension + benefits
  • To secure maximum pay/rewards, you must possess all outlined experience, skills, knowledge and qualifications
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Hybrid working (2 office days per week)
  • Free parking
  • Hours 8.30am – 5.30pm, hol. 22 days + stats, increasing with service


Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.


DevOps Engineer, Newcastle upon Tyne

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