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Digital DevOps Engineer

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: In the Office
Closing Date: 02/05/2019
Date Posted: 01/22/2019
Reference: 4214


Aer Lingus Recruitment
Digital DevOps Engineer 
Digital Quality Assurance Department - Dublin

Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 star airline? Applications are currently being invited for the role of Digital DevOps Engineer. Based in Dublin Airport and reporting to the Digital DevOps Lead, you will have responsibility to implement the Digital Infrastructure strategy. 

The successful candidate will work with top engineers on challenging and exciting software projects. This is a technical role requiring a broad skill set and a good aptitude to understand business processes and systems. The role will explore options for existing Digital & Mobile manual processes and evaluate opportunities for automation with a view to making the Digital Infrastructure function more structured and efficient.

Your role:

The DevOps Engineer will be responsible for the provisioning, installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of all systems software and infrastructure. The DevOps Engineer will work closely with the software development team to coordinate code changes and deployments to ensure on going availability and reliability
The role is responsible for collaborating with the DevOps SME and contributing to on-going review of the non-production environments to continuously improve performance making a stable and flexible infrastructure delivering business requirements
Review new industry developments to explore advantages which might be utilised by Aer Lingus
Looks for opportunity for driving change within the department by examining processes within the team and across IT to ensure they are efficient and delivering satisfactorily to the other business units
Ensure succession planning by developing talent and communicating knowledge
Contribute and maintain a culture of review and continuous improvement in how we deliver services
Support build and release processes for multiple environments to an integration layer for both test and production in AWS and internal servers
Understand the wider Configuration Management discipline from initiation of change to deployment
Automate release process of all artifacts
Help migrate from a waterfall approach to an Agile one
Improve release process by converting manual steps to automated ones
Work collaboratively with the Development, Test and Release team

Your qualifications and key criteria:

· Have experience in build, release and operation management 
· Have continuous delivery experience on large projects 
· Have configuration management experience
· Strong Scripting and Automation background (Python, Bash etc)
· Strong Release Management and Configuration tools experience
· Good Cloud Technologies experience
· Experience working in Agile / Scrum teams
· Strong analytical / troubleshooting skills 
· Jenkins & Maven experience would be a plus
· The person should have a passion for learning new technologies, be a strong supporter of best practices
· Ability to work within large improvement initiatives and projects 
· Demonstrate strategic and tactical capability to have an impact on challenging teams balancing short-term results with a sustained push towards turnaround of medium to long-term team performance
· Proven ability to systematically analyse and apply technical problems to generate new ideas and innovative solutions
· Focused attitude to work, with the ability to constantly meet deadlines while ensuring excellent attention to detail & high levels of accuracy 
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include proven report writing & presentation skills 
· First class organisational skills and a willingness to apply direct effort to delve into detail
· Confident self-starter who is assertive and focused
· Outstanding relationship builder with sound emotional intelligence and ability to work closely with non-financial management.
· Unquestionable ethics and integrity.
· “Can-do” approach and thirst for driving continuous improvement
· Drive and determination to deliver outstanding results
· Fluent in English, both written and spoken
· Eligible to live and work in the EU
· Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport
· Provide 3 verifiable references
· Able to pass a strict airport security vetting procedure which includes a 5 year back ground check* or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in

*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries 

What we offer:

Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave 
Annual performance related bonus
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport 
Annual salary reviews
Employer pension contribution to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Income protection cover
Paid sick leave
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave
Employee assistance program
Cycle-to-Work scheme and Tax Saver Scheme
Subsidised staff canteen 
Subsidised dry cleaners and various airport discounts
Learning & Development support through a catalogue of courses 
Opportunity to work in a team environment and to grow your career in Ireland’s only 4 star airline
Annual Make a Difference Day and team social events

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th February 2019


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st September 2018?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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