What you'll do

DevOps Engineer


We have over 1,750 stores operating in over 10 countries and more than 80 domiciliary partnerships in the UK, boasting over 17,000 staff worldwide and over 2,000 support staff globally. We are a revolutionary, dynamic, family run business, continuing to go from strength to strength and proud of it. We have a strong IT function that can deliver projects with passion and enthusiasm. But that's not all; we work hard, are always up for a challenge and take change in our stride.


Specsavers are at the beginning stages of our DevOps adventure. This is an area where we will be heavily investing and committing to for the long term future. We are therefore seeking a strong DevOps Engineer to join our team in Whiteley. The position will be responsible for low level technical implementations, proof of concept programmes and process improvement initiatives via automation and modern DevOps processes.


To be successful

You will have technical expertise in build systems management using either Jenkins or Maven, be capable using scripting languages (Bash, Python or Ruby), and also have very strong knowledge of Linux systems administration within Redhat or Debian. Experience in using Infrastructure as Code tooling (Puppet, Ansible or TerraForm), Version Control Systems (Git/SVN), and Containerisation (Docker) is also essential with a primary goal of always seeking automation.


Technical stack aside we are seeking a candidate who can provide a deep expertise in component technologies, experience across several areas, proven execution skills, always exploring and innovating. Primarily this role requires a troubleshooting, investigative nature, with a keen eye for detail.


In return

You will be joining an already high performing team that are keen to use and explore the latest technology available. If you are looking to expand your career and develop your technical knowledge and experience, please apply today to continue your technology journey with Specsavers.


We will offer you a challenging position with excellent opportunities and a great remuneration package including performance and profit share bonus, healthcare, life assurance and dental cover.

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