Direct Line Group is one of the UK's largest insurance companies and home to some of the best-known brands including Direct Line, Churchill and Green Flag.
What you'll be doing:
We are looking for a Systems Engineer with a DevOps mentality to join our Green Flag business. We are proud of the fact that Green Flag is operating as an established FinTech start-up within Direct Line Group and our technology transformation is a SAFe programme made up of 10 cross-functional scrum teams that all have complete end to end ownership of their own platform/product within the overall eco-system.
Systems engineering responsibilities (building, maintaining and optimising the AWS services/infrastructure of the product platform for the scrum team).
Provide Agile system engineering expertise (DevOps, Serverless Infrastructure, Networking & Routing, Security, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Continuous Integration, Distributed Systems, Big Data, and Machine Learning).
Build and maintain key AWS services within the platform (eg, API Gateway, S3, ElasticSearch, DynamoDB etc).
Work with CI/CD Pipelines using AWS Code Pipeline, AWS CodeBuild, Lambda, Fargate, Docker and using CloudFormation as Infrastructure as a Code.
Integrate code quality and security tools in deployment pipelines to improve and identify security issues.
Carry out system reviews to ensure accordance with architectural principles set out by and agreed upon within the team.
Hands-on experience with Bitbucket, Jira and Confluence.
What you'll need:
Mid-level Python/Bash scripting experience
DevOps environment experience
General experience maintaining and creating Pipelines
SecOps tools and best practices
Fundamentals of AWS Architecture
Software Engineering support
Ways of Working
Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.
Read our flexible working approach here.
We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:
9% employer contributed pension
50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We're delighted to feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making our business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.
We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.
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