DevOps Engineer (re-advertisement)

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 7 hours ago

Reference 1434315

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a DevOps Engineer based in Derry/Londonderry

Kofax is a leading provider of software to simplify and transform the First Mile™ of business. Success in the First Mile can dramatically improve the customer experience, greatly reduce operating costs and increase competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on investment to more than 20,000 customers in financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, supply chain, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers these through its direct sales and service organization, and a global network of more than 800 authorized resellers in more than 70 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit

DevOps Engineer (re-advertisement)

(Ref: E19-052)

Job Description

We are looking for new ambitious and success hungry team members to expand our Cloud Services team in Derry.   You will need to possess drive and can do attitude and be prepared to have great fun in shaping the future of the cloud operations in our company!

About you

You need to dare to challenge status quo. You are humble yet work with great tenacity to reach your goals and are an inspiration to your co-workers. You enjoy sharing your knowledge and take pride in doing so. You define what you do as a craft and you are a firm believer of good craftsmanship. If you’re up to be part of our journey, we would like to talk to you!

About the position

As a DevOps Engineer in our team you will play an instrumental role in shaping the future cloud operations function by challenging and influencing the way we operate. Through the well-established DevOps spirit you will be working collaborative with software development teams to harness the fast-phased movement of change through development and into production.

Your main areas of responsibility (but not limited to):

  • Execute on a strong functional understanding of SaaS-based core technologies delivered by Azure and AWS.
  • Manage a broad scope of deployed cloud solutions, from the OS level to the client GUI.
  • Keep current on company’s core ECM products via ongoing internal training and use
  • Manage/maintain Azure and AWS infrastructure to ensure proper deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of our products.
  • Proven experience with web application management.
  • Monitor system status, activity, performance metrics and capacity.
  • Work closely with Development resources to ensure proper environment deployment, high operating efficiency, and seamless on-boarding of new solutions/products.
  • Work flexible hours to mitigate the impact to production systems within the course of a service-impacting outage.
  • Participate in weekly on call rotation.
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Cloud team and ensure appropriate transfer of technical knowledge to other team members.

Furthermore, you will be responsible to continuously optimize and improve the way we monitor and safeguard the cloud solutions. Ensuring that we have robust and relevant automation will also be one of your responsibilities. If you are inclined towards security you will be offered to explore this further.

Required Skills

  • Proven aptitude for absorbing detailed technical content, and for staying current with new product developments.
  • Clear, concise and professional communications style (written and oral).
  • Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills.
  • Troubleshoot issues expediently.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks while remaining detail-oriented.
  • Accurately and professionally document all work.
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Required Experience

Candidates for this position should hold the following qualifications, have the following experience, and be able to demonstrate the following competencies to be considered as a suitable applicant. Please note that except where specified as “preferred,” or as a “plus,” all points listed below are considered minimum requirements.

  • Bachelors Degree/HND in Computer Science, Software Engineering or in a related discipline.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience managing SaaS solutions in Azure and AWS.
  • Past experience with setup/maintenance of system monitoring software such as New Relic, Dynatrace, Nagios. Logic Monitor, Splunk or Loggly
  • Proven experience with web application management & deployment using Chef, Anisble or Terraform.
  • Proven experience with the Atlassian tool stack (Jira, Confluence & Bitbucket)
  • Proven experience with TFS or Azure Devops, or comparable toolsets.
  • Consume/have literacy using source code & binary repositories
  • Automate processes/code in Python, Ruby or node.js a plus 

Job Location



  •  25 day holidays
  • Private medical care
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Quarterly Funded Social Events
  • Excellent Training
  • Friendly working environment 

How to Apply

Please visit our website by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below and follow the instructions provided to upload your CV to this vacancy. 

The closing date for this post is: 28 August 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as the Protestant community and woman are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.