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DevOps Engineer

Location: Gateshead

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166330

DevOps Engineer – Gateshead – Up to £55,000

NRG are working with a well know name in the North East to recruit a DevOps Engineer to provide Agile development services for multiple stakeholders, and support a range of key software products across their business.

The individual will be responsible for the delivery, development, administration, monitoring, and metrics in the following areas:

  • Provision of Development Computing facilities and service to internal customers of the Innovation & Technology fucnction.

  • Enable agility through development, provision and support of platforms and solutions that support R&D and innovation within I&T function.

  • Support CTO software development services including continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) systems.

  • Supporting CTO areas with technical expertise at a script / code level, enabling rapid delivery of prototype and early solutions.

  • Support the engagement of the function through defined tools and processes.

  • Provide implementation services to take CD developed process to external customer sites, often where systems are deployed OnPremise.



  • Educated to degree level in software engineering or computer science, or have equivalent experience.

  • Experience working on a cloud / hybrid platform (preferably Azure) and have been part of Cloud based projects including; Cloud security, Cloud Architecture, and/or Cloud networking Experience in the management of HPC clusters preferably with experience in VMWare technology and management via VSphere Server Virtualisation.

  • Experience with Virtualisation Technologies (VMware , Hyper-V).

  • Experience with any build and provisioning tools.

  • Experience with monitoring systems.

  • Knowledge of continuous integration CI/CD process pipelines. Specific knowledge of Octopus and Selenium would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of Team Foundation Server and its configuration is not essential but would be advantageous, particularly if this extends to a basic working knowledge of C# allowing the individual to assist or lead on process configuration changes.

  • Knowledge of Linux Docker technology and its use within an HPC environment would be advantageous to support the architectural drive within the product teams to modularise product components to open source technology.

  • A firm understanding of Agile principles is essential.

  • The configuration of engineering and ALM tools and ensuring that workflows match the current processes. Knowledge of VSTS / TFS configuration would be an advantage.

  • Managing the ALM integration with other CI/CD tools running on the HPC cluster.