PWC: Dev Ops Engineer

A DevOps Engineer can be new to the role, they operate under the leadership and mentorship of a more senior DevOps Engineer.  They are invested in a career within software development but specialising in building, deploying and operating applications.  They learn to work as part of the enablement function by assisting teams in integrating a DevOps approach by means of technical ability, process and mindset.  A DevOps engineer will be passionate about technology and continual learning as they will be required to learn and subsequently guide teams on using the latest technologies – from source control systems to deployment tools to monitoring.  They will learn how to effectively collaborate with teams to understand the dynamics and assist them in building pipelines to improve consistency and frequency into deployments.

DevOps Engineers help teams within a service by:

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  • Helping building and run production systems

  • Helping teams have consistent, predictable and rapid build and deployment cycles

  • Assisting in automation of all aspects of the software development lifecycle

  • Working with developers to optimise existing applications and design new ones

  • Encouraging everyone (Developers, Agile Delivery Managers, Product Managers) to think about how new applications will be run and maintained

What skills they need

  • Understanding of the basics of cloud services, GCP, AWS and Azure

  • Exposure to building IaC using tools such as Terraform

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  • Knowledge of containers and kubernetes

  • Software development processes and tools such as CI/CD, Git

  • Orchestration tools such as Azure DevOps

  • Basic scripting skills with Python, Powershell, Bash

  • Knowledge of software security tools and practices

A DevOps engineer needs specific technical skills. All roles have essential skills, and some have desirable skills. Each skill has one of 3 skill levels associated with it:

  • Foundational

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition:

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

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