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DevOps Analyst


Job Ref:
1934

Job Title:
DevOps Analyst

Location:
Dundrum - Dublin 16

Closing date:
Close date not set

Vacancy Description

RSA and 123.ie

Founded in 1710, we are a 300-year-old organisation that is empowering people to put the right things in place to prepare them for their future so that they can live a more fulfilled life free from worry and anxiety.

Built on resilience, expertise and human empathy, we provide insurance that makes people’s lives easier. We learn from our experiences and build on our strengths every day to deliver the best products and services in the market. We are always searching for the best protection for our customers with our extensive range of Commercial and Personal Lines products driven by our network of Insurance brokers, scale partners and via our 123.ie brand.

With a global footprint, we have leading positions in Scandinavia, Canada, the UK, Ireland and Middle East. In Ireland, we have offices in Belfast, Galway and Dublin, where we empower our people work flexibly to suit their needs and those of our customers.  We know that if we plan for tomorrow, we can truly make a positive impact on people’s lives today. 

Looking to the future

In order to be there for our customers during their greatest challenges we are looking for like-minded individuals who will embrace our strategy:

Our Vision — our ambition:
Prepared to make the difference

Our Mission — how we will live our vision:
Harnessing human expertise with agile technology

Our Purpose — why we go to work every day:
We are here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times.

Our Values — guide everything we do and show what we stand for:

Integrity, Respect, Customer-driven, Excellence and Generosity
 

Culture and Community

Culture and community is a key priority within our organisation. We strive to create a diverse and vibrant workforce where everyone feels valued, and everyone’s voice is heard. 

In RSA and 123.ie career progression is nurtured and performance is recognised. We help people move forward in life that’s why we put steps in place to encourage our colleagues to learn, adapt and grow.
We cultivate an open and transparent culture where people can be their true selves. RSA and 123.ie support a stimulated workforce where individuals feel more fulfilled in their role and more comfortable in who they are as a person. Most importantly, we care about our environment and the communities around us.

We support programmes and events that give back and enhance the lives of the vulnerable and those in need. We have a dedicated Corporate Responsibility programme that facilitates new ways of thinking to help reduce our carbon footprint, protect our planet for future generations and give back to our communities. 

 

DevOps Analyst

As a member of the ITS DevOps team your role will encompass supporting both 123.ie and RSA.

You will support, improve & maintain the Azure technology stack to ensure systems security, reliability & availability, including advanced troubleshooting, log analysis, monitoring & a support role of the 123 ServiceDesk.

As part of a wider project team, you will lead automated, agile based release management to our 24x7 online application stack. Furthermore, you will be tasked to maintain, develop, and improve those release and development processes, systems and infrastructure, with a focus on automation

You will be empowered to research, innovate, design, and implement technical projects from start to closure, that deliver on the Devops strategy. You can take a lead role in the DevSecOps functions and deliver world class software

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Innovate within the IYTS DevOps function to drive realistic automation into software lifecycle, infrastructure & release activities
  • Lead change to 24x7 production environments through ITIL based change management
  • Resolve complex technical issues in infrastructure, platforms & back-office systems
  • Provide critical analysis & implementation input on infrastructure design review sessions
  • Follow all ITIL based procedures: incident, problem, change management etc.
  • Maintain integrity of 24x7 technical architecture to agreed site reliability engineering principles
  • Use your experience and skills to research, design and implement technical projects with minimal oversight
  • Be able to clearly think through, communicate & participate in the wider ITS sessions
  • Foster a working knowledge of infrastructure & platform security principles & innovate in this area

 

We are looking for someone who has:

  • 5 years’ experience of success in a senior systems administration role or equivalent, including project delivery
  • Demonstratable experience of supporting web application technologies (e.g. IIS, Wildfly, Apache or equivalent)
  • 3+ years’ experience with release management in a 24x7, zero downtime, production environment
  • Fantastic scripting skills using Powershall & Bash or equivalent.
  • Successful automation experience
  • A working knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure
  • Enthusiasm! an eye for detail, a can-do attitude & someone willing to get stuck in and learn as they go
  • Demonstrated ability in staying abreast of technical developments in the industry and aligning them with strategic IT objectives
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills both in office & remote

 

 

It’d be nice if you also have:

  • Knowledge of Octopus Deploy, Jenkins and/or Azure Monitor & Analytics
  • Experience using container technologies – Docker, Kubernetes etc
  • ITIL Certification
  • Knowledge of database languages: MariaDB, Sql Server etc
  • An interest in evolving SysOps methods, tools and techniques
  • An interest in developing technical security processes & previous experience of security infrastructure
  • Google tools – GTM, Analytics, other
  • Technical certifications
  • We are interested in any app development you have done – its not necessary but we’d love to take a look!

 

What we offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Challenging work – we love solving complex problems & we never stop think about how we can do things differently
  • Supportive working environment – we’re here to help!
  • Making a difference to our customers
  • Doing something different every day!
  • Continuous learning & support for training

 

 

RSA Insurance Ireland DAC and its affiliate companies consider applicants on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.

 


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