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Dev Ops Engineer, Digital Solutions

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: England - Newcastle, Scotland - Glasgow City Centre, UK
Categories: IT

Job Title: Dev Ops Engineer
Business Unit: Digital Solutions, CIO
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne/Glasgow
Salary: Starting from £39,680 - £51,000 per annum DOE
Contract Type: Permanent

We’re at our best when we have something to drive us forward, a belief that underlines who we are and what we do. Our Purpose. We want to make people happier about money – and that idea starts with every single one of us here at Virgin Money. Feeling Insatiably Curious about your next adventure? You might have just found it.

Join us as a Dev Ops Engineer, to help shape the technology that powers the Virgin Money products and digital experiences.

As part of our growing team, you will be collaborating with team members at all levels to identify and close major gaps in our products. Examples of projects you might work in include: Moving our digital architecture to the public cloud, build state of the art code pipelines that allow developers to code, verify and deploy to production 50 times a day. Driving improvement, and constantly striving for the best.

We require a highly motivated and talented Dev Ops Engineer who is actively looking for their next permanent career challenge. The Bank has a clear growth strategy that focusses on the development of the organisations digital capability and to enable this you would be part of a key team enabling this.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a growing expert at the company on DevOps tools and practices.
  • Create tools that delight our team and accelerate their work.
  • Be able to take a problem, with unknowns, analyse the issues, research and POC solutions and then propose this as the way forward with the team.
  • Collaborate with peers during workshops, sprint planning and on a daily basis.
  • Code to a high standard, delivering production ready automation of components of critical systems.
  • Automate out repetitive tasks, removing unnecessary human interaction.
  • Work with on-premise and public cloud platforms.

It’s essential you have:

  • Good knowledge of build pipelines, git and Linux operating systems.
  • Good knowledge of scripting i.e. Python, Groovy and Bash scripts.
  • Good knowledge of containerisation platforms.
  • Good knowledge of automation technologies such as Ansible and Terraform.
  • Growing knowledge of one cloud environment.
  • Comfortable learning new languages, frameworks and ideas.
  • An interest in native mobile application build systems.
  • Experience participating in technical decisions for complex projects.
  • Comfortable with the concepts and technologies of a microservice architecture.
  • Comfortable working in an agile software delivery framework.

Things to know:

  • We will provide training and coaching on new technologies/methodologies.
  • The Dev Ops team love to cross-skill and up-skill as much as possible.
  • You will be joining a team with a fun work culture that loves to work on new things.

Sound good? Apply now

For your hard work you'll get...RED HOT Rewards

  • A generous holiday package and the option to buy more!
  • Private Medical Insurance - with the option to extend to family members.
  • Pension!  A market leading pension – we’ll top up your contributions too.
  • Flexible benefits – customise your rewards to work for you!

Inclusion at Virgin Money

Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do here at Virgin Money. It’s good for you, it’s good for us and it’s amazing for our customers. We know that great minds don’t think alike, so we rely on your diverse thoughts, feelings, beliefs and backgrounds to be the best we can possibly be. Got any questions about this or need some support with your application? We’d love to hear from you so get in touch with our friendly team at or

Point to note…

At the minute, depending on which team you are joining, lots of us are working from home. This is something that may change over time, and if so, we will come together in one of our hub locations, giving you the chance to meet your new colleagues in person. We will of course, make sure you have the IT equipment to access our systems and to interact digitally with your new team and colleagues, but we thought it best to let you know this in advance, so you can make sure you are set up to work safely and productively. If you have any questions on this let us know!

Now the legal bit…

If we offer you a job and you accept, there are some checks we need to complete before you can start with us. This will include a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.

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