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Direct Life


£43,000 to £50,000 per annum (Depending on experience)

Full Time

Who are Direct Life?
We are a dynamic, innovative and passionate company, based in smart city centre offices in Chichester.  We provide a range of systems and services that enable consumer brands and intermediaries to market and transact protection insurance in the UK, both compliantly and profitably. 
Our benefits include; life insurance, private medical insurance, contributory pension scheme, eye care scheme, child care vouchers, employee assistance program, social events and the opportunity to help with fundraising for our Company charity WAY (Widowed and Young).
About the role
Working as part of a small established team (10), this role has been created to transition and mature dev ops practices.  The team are embarking on migration to the cloud and helping the team cross train to the Azure platform will be part of this role, so experience with Azure is essential.
The following list of skills exemplifies the type of technologies required for the role.  As some of these are new and emerging, specific experience is not necessary but applicants should demonstrate a strong general grasp of infrastructure technologies and a desire to quickly acquire new technical skills.
Continuous delivery
C# Development experience [developer background highly desirable]
Octo Deploy
Team city
Continuous deployment / versioning
Experience of a variety of mainstream testing tools and techniques
Team Foundation Server [or equivalent]
Structured Query Language
Microsoft Azure IaaS & PaaS
SQL server database administration [SQL Server DBA experience highly desirable]

What does our ideal candidate look like?

This is an opportunity for an experienced individual to leverage their DevOps and cloud experience in an evolving IT landscape.  Ideally you are a self-starting team player with a desire to learn and implement emerging technologies in the dev ops and cloud arenas.  You would have had significant exposure to software development using the Microsoft suite of tools and will most likely have a development background, being ready willing and able to take on some development activities.
What to do next?
If you think you are the right fit then just apply for the role, giving us as much information about yourself as possible and we will be in touch soon.
Direct Life, Friars House, 52A East Street, Chichester, PO19 1JG