Technical Specialist

Technical Specialist

5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

The Opportunity & Background
An opportunity exists with a large financial services organisation for a technical specialist of Devops Tooling & Automation Engineering. This role reports to the Senior Manager for Quality Assurance within Production and Delivery Enablement.
The successful candidate will play a key role for the Production & Delivery Enablement organization, working strategically with the testing community and with project teams to ensure that the required systems to support and enable testing are operational and available and can be utilised efficiently and with flexibility to deliver positive project outcomes.
Working in a dynamic organisation, the successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the skills to deliver the core requirements of the role, along with the ability to manage a lively workload whilst embracing and delivering against new technology focused challenges.
The key responsibilities of the role are:
  • Act as prime technical specialist
  • Orchestrate & architect solutions utilizing various open-source technologies & tools
  • Implement the agreed solutions and lead scrum development activities
  • Develop, test, deliver and maintain mission-critical functions, services and systems
  • Participate in cross-project architecture & design reviews in order to provide best practice guidance to project teams
  • Communicate effectively with global teams to manage & prioritise workloads and progress

The candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:
  • MSc in Computer Science, or equivalent area
  • Fluent in English with outstanding communications and interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on experience with Agile & DevOps working practices
  • Hands-on experience integrating various tools (including CI/CD toolchains) such as GitLab, Jenkins, Concourse, Testlink, TestRail, Jira, Confluence etc
  • Testing expert of whole SDLC testing, from Unit Testing to User Acceptance Testing
  • Being a team player whilst also taking ownership for the required deliverables
  • At least 5 years of coding experience with Java, Python or Golang, JavaScript will be a plus
  • Significant experience administering and developing with VMs, K8s, Containers & VPCs
  • Experience administering and developing with Public Cloud such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience administering and developing with DBMS such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle
  • Being innovative and willing to take challenge

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.
LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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