DevOps Engineer (Contract-Dublin)

Overview

Overview
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic DevOps Engineer to join one of our key clients in Dublin.
The DevOps Engineer will work with CI/CD infrastructure, tools, and techniques. There will be opportunity to help refactor existing Architecture for greater automation within development teams to provide quality software and systems design principles. You will be working with bleeding edge technologies in real world scenarios.

Responsibilities:

? Support the definition and delivery of automation/Dev-ops test strategies, plans, process
improvements and initiatives.
? Able to use REST API to validate API payloads, path definitions, error codes.
? Oversee the creation of comprehensive and well defined test scripts that are traceable back to requirement.
? Lead team of quality engineers throughout the testing process and report progress to Test Manager.
? Oversee Execution of functional and integration test scripts & negative testing and report progress to Test Manager.
? Devise and execute acceptance and security tests for Microservices based on API definitions.
? Participate/Lead defect triage discussions including defect prioritisation.
? Contribute into Test Manager reporting including appropriate test metrics on planning,
defects and execution.
? Works closely with the development team.
? Escalate risks and issues to the appropriate level to enable timely mitigation.
? Ensure defects are raised correctly as per the defect management process using defect
management tools.
? Support the integration of new infrastructure technology in to existing cloud.
? Develop professional relationships with business stakeholders to understand requirements
and explain capabilities.
? Drives Innovation in a field of test automation and DevOps.
Skills / Experience:
? 3+ years of experience with test automation/DevOps.
? Strong familiarity with Microservice architectures and best practices for running in a container orchestration environment.
? Concepts of REST and API’s.
? Strong technical experience with open source technologies and infrastructure environments.
? Experience with BDD and supporting systems/languages + Cucumber + Jenkins + SOAP UI +
Gherkin with a focus on automation using CI/CD
? Hands-on experience with automation framework design and development.
? Architectural Patterns e.g. Microservices, Service Oriented
Architecture.
? Strong written and verbal communication skills and hands-on experience with onshore and
offshore team members.
? Strong self-management skills with ability to effectively collaborate with peers and
management.
? Exposure to defect/requirements management tools (ALM/JIRA).

? Adaptable, responds positively to changing business issues and sees change as an
opportunity to improve performance.
? Good problem solving skills with experience in proposing different options and solutions for
approaching and resolving issues.
Qualifications:
? A Computer Science/I.T. related Degree / Diploma
? ISTQB certification in Software Testing
Mandatory Skills Required
? RESTful APIs
? Junit
? Git
? Java
Desirable Skills:
? Microservices
? Allure
? Knowledge of Ci/CD
? Swagger UI
? Jenkins
? Pattern Analysis
? Maven
? RestAssured
? SpringBoot / Spring Cloud