Senior DevOps Engineer

<span style="font-weight: 400;">We need a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our London team; a self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to help us think disruptively about the future of our cloud products.</span>

London, UK

Altus Group, developers of ARGUS software

<p>At Altus Group, developers&nbsp;of ARGUS Software, we break ground everyday with products that provide consistency, transparency, and efficiency into the financial and operational processes that drive the global world of commercial real estate. Our products were built exclusively for commercial real estate companies, incorporating best practices learned from over 25 years serving the industry and clients in over 60 countries. ARGUS Software&rsquo;s products have become the industry standard and provide the complete solution for managing and growing your commercial real estate portfolio. Thousands of users globally including leading owners, managers, financial institutions, brokerages and REITs trust ARGUS Software solutions to improve the visibility and flow of information throughout their critical business processes. These processes include asset management, asset valuation, portfolio management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, lease management, collaboration and knowledge management.</p>

keywords: who we are,the opportunity,our tech stack,infrastructure,design,deployment and maintenance,operational features and processes,education,experience,the expertise,the toolbox,translation skills,the drive


Overview: <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our business reflects decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyse, gain market insight and recognise value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are at the centre of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle.</span></p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We need a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our London team; a self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to help us think disruptively about the future of our cloud products. We need someone with the initiative to research new approaches and the drive to stay at the top of their game. &nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are proud of the work our teams do, building incredible products that don&rsquo;t just eliminate the issues but streamline and speed up the way our customers work. Our Agile teams are relentlessly focused on putting out the best, highest quality solutions they can. We give them the freedom, tools and guidance they need to be creative and make it happen.</span></p> <p><strong>Our tech stack</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">AWS forms a major part of our cloud solutions. (RDS/EC2/TerraForm/CloudFormation)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Jenkins / Octopus CI / CD </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Linux / Windows / Citrix</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Python / Powershell / Shell script programming</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Docker / Ansible / Packer</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Docker for Windows</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">SumoLogic / AppDynamics</span></li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <ul> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Knowledge</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our DevOps team is passionate about technology, being involved at different levels and cross-training on our products. There is endless scope for learning including the opportunity to undertake your AWS certification if you don&rsquo;t already have it. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Ownership. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">This is a chance to build new products, introduce new tools and try new solutions. We are continuously looking for tools that make life simpler and for ways to educate ourselves. We have a dynamic, innovative environment. You will be given the opportunity to influence and drive the uptake of our new platforms and products</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></li> </ul> </ul> <ul> <li>Exposure. <span style="font-weight: 400;">This is an opportunity to transition a global product to the cloud that will support and positively impact users around the world; to use cutting edge cloud technology and help build infrastructure from the ground up. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">It&rsquo;s a chance to join a product company focused on expanding their cloud solutions and owning a bigger piece of the #PropTech market. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">As the company grows, so will the opportunities to work on our full range of products and increase your depth as a leader here or on another solution.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what our new </strong><strong>Senior DevOps Engineer</strong><strong> will work on:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Infrastructure. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will: </span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create infrastructure automation scripts using cloud formation or terraform to build new environments and modify existing environments that are highly scalable, available and secure.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Research availability and suitability of 3rd party tools and deploy them to support new builds on our platforms and recommend intelligent processes.</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Design.</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> You will design and implement an automated build process for software projects, striving to make the compilation, testing, and packaging process as automatic and foolproof as possible.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Deployment and maintenance. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will build various environments (VMs, Cloud instances, etc.) using automation tools like Octopus, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef or Puppet and minimise downtime.</span></li> </ul> <strong>Operational features and processes. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate locally and remotely with Development Architects and Leaders to implement operational features, tools, and process. </span>
Requirements: <p><strong>So, how do we know you are the next </strong><strong>Senior DevOps Engineer</strong><strong>, you have:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The education. You have a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The experience. You have hands-on exposure to supporting cloud applications. You are up-to-date on current DevOps standards and best practices. You have experience:</span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Automating builds, gated builds, and packaging for deployment.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintaining a production build system for a large software project.</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The expertise. You have the expertise to come in and suggest better ways to implement our existing builds, reduce build times, and implement CI/CD pipelines.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The toolbox. You have all of the computer engineering tools down including:</span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">In-depth knowledge of AWS ( EC2/RDS/IAM ).</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Deep experience with either Terraform or Cloudformation or both.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Familiarity of Scripting tools such as Python or Powershell.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Jenkins in a Windows and/or Linux environment, specifically implementing a CI/CD deployment pipeline.</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The translation skills. You can work with product managers, cross-functional teams and customers translating practical usability feedback into technical requirements and back again. You thrive on acting as the communication bridge.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The drive. You truly enjoy thinking out loud to create the best solutions to complex, tricky problems, using the latest processes. You can focus on the big picture and the details.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Altus is:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Fast.</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> We are responsive and fast, working in a startup-like environment, developing new solutions and features that meet the demands of our users. With the solid financial stability of our bigger parent-group, we can offer the best of both worlds - cool tech, great benefits, challenges and rewards. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>First. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">We continuously innovate to stay ahead of our competitors. We set the standard for the CRE industry.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Fun. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">From social Fridays to summer sailing; from holiday parties to mid-winter hackathons, we know how to take a step back and relax with co-workers.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Future-focused. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">As an organisation, we are focused on growing our reach and our product offering. For anyone joining us, this means the chance to work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients and grow your own career moving up to the next level, choosing to specialise or exploring different product teams. </span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what&rsquo;s new by following us on </span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">LinkedIn</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected and where every employee has the opportunity to realise their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required and will work with you to meet your needs.</span></p>