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Test Engineer - DevOps & Test Environments

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  05-Nov-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

DevOps & Test Environments Specialist

Location: Newbury   (Blended - home & office)
Salary:  Competitive
Hours:   37.5 hours

Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes until further notice.
Vodafone UK IT is the intelligence, the platforms and tools that enable our products and services. Be part of the team that develops and runs our IT platforms, driving innovation in how we deliver new products and capabilities to our customers and the rest of the business. 


What will you be doing?


• Ensure environments stability and availability for all testing phases, functional and non-functional. Planned env availability to be above 90% to be reviewed as service progresses.
• Work together with our partner/suppliers that support our Environment service with focus on being cost effective, and efficient in delivering as per KPIs using the right technical skills and innovation.
• Support delivery of the environment’s improvements roadmap, using Automation, implementing efficient processes, adopting new technologies and ways of working focusing on continuous integration and continuous deployment DevOps principles.


Who are we looking for? 

Experience of
• IT Test Environment management on large systems stacks.
• planning test environments utilisation across projects and releases - for a variety of test phases
• working with 3rd Party, vendors both onshore and offshore.
• driving automation, innovation in cloud and non-cloud (On-Premise) environments and implementation of automation solutions to reduce any manual intervention
• Hands on DevOps tooling such as Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, Nexus, Azure DevOps
• Automation mindset and focus on transformation/change through DevOps tooling/processes

What’s in it for you?

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. We’re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.

Together we can


Vodafone UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and all offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.


Posting End Date: 5th November 2021


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.