Dev Ops engineer with SQL – Major wealth management business 679

December 7, 2018
LEEDS, United Kingdom
Job Type


Role Details

  • Salary: £35,000 negotiable +++
  • 25 days holiday plus additional offered upon service and holiday buy options
  • Location: Leeds (East towards Garforth, Colton, Wetherby)
  • Slick tech ridden office
  • Team atmosphere
  • Company nights out
  • Events
  • This role reports into IT manager which offers a direct route for development
  • Free parking
  • Fruit baskets
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • Cycle to work

Due to the clients impressive market position, and continued success, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a DevOps Engineer to join the team. This is an excellent opportunity for an existing IT professional with 2nd to 3rd Line skills who wants to gain further IT experience (leading to become a DEVOPS engineer) together with developing their career within a leading financial services organisation.

Responsibilities and skills

• Key responsibility for estate of Microsoft SQL servers • Escalated application support for in house apps • Responsibility for scripting and integration of in house apps with telephony system • Completion of data requests • Business MI excel report writing and troubleshooting • SQL Server performance monitoring and tuning • Automate and script tasks for infrastructure support team, including PowerShell • Respond to requests for technical assistance in person, via phone, via the helpdesk software or via email • Offer advice to end users and other technicians where necessary • Follow help desk procedures and ticket handling procedures • Log all user interaction within helpdesk software • Responsible for responding to any urgent tickets in unassigned when no first line technicians are available • Stay current with business application and system information, changes and updates • Carry out in-depth investigation of problems and root causes • Any other ad hoc tasks as and when required by the Infrastructure Manager

The Person

They are looking for a dedicated, eager individual with a keen attention to detail and a methodical, logical approach to their work. The successful candidate will be someone with a background in IT support or database administration, who desires to transition, or has begun the transition into a dev-ops hybrid role. An effective communicator, able to deal with colleagues in a professional and confident manner. Must have the ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines as well as the drive to expand their knowledge as appropriate. Must have a proficient level of competency in Windows Client/Server operating systems, SQL querying and administration and Excel / MS Query.


Identity management across multiple services including O365 - SQL HA project - Shared- Storage implementation - VMWare to Hyper V Migration



• 3+ Years in an IT Support role • Knowledge of writing and troubleshooting SQL queries, views and create stored procedures • Knowledge of writing and troubleshooting SQL based Excel reports • Knowledge of phone systems - ideally Shoretel • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure inc PowerShell for such • Strong sense of pride and teamwork and willingness to aid in the success of the team


• Knowledge of software development in a windows environment, particularly .Net Framework • Knowledge of source/version control • Any experience with SAN • Enterprise IT Knowledge including proficient level of competency in; o Active Directory o Group Policy o DHCP o Office 365 inc PowerShell o Virtualisation o TCP/IP Networking – DNS, ping/traceroute, understanding of existence of vlans / subnets etc o Security - AV, Firewalls IDS etc o Knowledge of Microsoft Azure inc PowerShell


• A level IT Preferred, but not essential


• Any IT industry qualification, MCSA / CCNA etc • Further/Higher education qualifications in IT or related discipline


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