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Direct Line

The role

What we are looking for:

If you have a drive to succeed, set out the strategy and want to work in a technology rich and agile environment, then we would love you to join our team here at Direct Line Group. Insurance experience is not crucial, what want is a self-starter who has championed core technologies and used these to drive business benefits and outcomes.

Do you have experience of serverless technologies on AWS, Linux, Cloud Formation as well as provisioning Infrastructure as code?  We are looking for a hardworking Senior DevOps Engineer who can help evolve our systems and build new applications to support our infrastructure!

Who you’ll be working with:

Application Development & Maintenance (AD&M) is part of the wider Technology Services (TS) team, responsible for all infrastructure across the DLG business. The Application Development and Maintenance team is the engineering heart of Technology Services at Direct Line Group.

Direct Line Group is moving into Agile ways of working. This comes with immense potential to learn, develop your skills as you initially see us through a very exciting time of change. You will be valued and looked to for inspiration, with clear goals and autonomy as well as leadership focus being part of your daily role.

What you’ll be doing:

You will be working on a new bespoke system that provides the next generation fraud detection and analysis capabilities built on AWS platform. Preventing fraud at Direct Line Group is key to our business and you will be responsible for design, development, testing, deployment and support of the AWS resources required by our application.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver innovative products that will lead and disrupt the insurance market, delivering excellence and continuous service improvement.

What you'll need:

Excellent AWS skills, knowledge of practices and services available – Certification preferred

Strong Cloud Formation skills using YAML template to provision Infrastructure as code including all Security aspects

Implementation of CI/CD pipelines using Code-Build and Code-Pipeline

Strong hands on experience with use of Serverless technologies in AWS

Good understanding of Networking – knowledge of routing, access control, TCP/IP, sockets, IPv4/6

Experience of delivering projects in Agile environments utilising DevOps principles

Strong technical skills and hands-on experience in designing and developing distributed, microservice-style, cloud native applications using AWS services such as API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, RDS, DynamoDB, S3, etc

DevOps experience using tools like Docker and Kubernetes

Experience with various build and pipeline tools such as Jenkins etc

What we’ll give you:

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

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