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DevOps Manager

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. IT & Change

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Company Description

Securing pensions over the long term can be a challenge for many businesses. Our ambition at Legal & General Retirement Institutional (LGRI) is to help companies and pension scheme trustees honour their defined benefit pension promises to their employees. We’re helping companies settle their pension liabilities so they can focus on growing their businesses, as well as helping to support their members’ financial security in retirement. And we’re investing for the long term to back our pension promises. In the last 30 years we’ve written more UK business than any other insurer, and we currently look after more than half a million pension policyholders. We're the UK’s longest-serving active bulk annuity provider, and a market-leading, multi-award winning business.  


Job Description

We have a new opportunity for an experienced DevOps Manager to join our Cloud Services team. The role holder is accountable for a team responsible for the effective delivery of systems and services supporting Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) for various LGRI technology teams, engaging with consumers of DevOps tooling within LGRI and 3rd party service providers. The efficient delivery of DevOps tools and continuous integration centre of excellence, supports LGRI’s continued financial growth, operational excellence and customer satisfaction.

What you'll be doing

  • Responsible for the monitoring, support, administration, maintenance and configuration of multiple tools to support the various DevOps pipelines, release management and platforms.
  • Working with stakeholders to improve the build & deployment practices associated with DevOps pipeline tools.
  • Building self-serve capabilities such as guides, templates and automations, and conducting training as required, on the optimal use of DevOps tools.
  • Responsible for capacity, availability, change management and knowledge management activities for the services offered by the Continuous Integration team, and undertaking Continual Service Improvements as a day to day activity
  • Continuously maintaining and developing the capabilities of the team to provide CI/CD services that align to the needs of LGRI and evolve with changing business needs, DevOps maturity and best-of-breed tooling
  • Ensuring that the principles of Conduct Risk are always embedded into your day to day operations to deliver good customer outcomes. Ensure that all business processes and internal controls within your role are designed and performed in a way that delivers good customer outcomes (TCF) and demonstrates effective management of Conduct Risk.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of most of: Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence, Azure DevOps, Git and similar tools.
  • Has knowledge of DevOps principles, practices.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Has knowledge of the various tools used to orchestrate delivery of change, including JIRA, Jenkins, and Azure DevOps.
  • Ability to estimate, plan and manage, work with line managers to manage own
  • work and keep within plan
  • Proven experience of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery practices, release management and repo hygiene 
  • Proven operational experience of JIRA, Confluence, and similar management tools.
  • Proven experience of CI/CD pipelines and automation.
  • People management and stakeholder management skills
  • Degree level qualification in a technical or numerate field or equivalent experience.

Additional Information

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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