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Senior DevOps Engineer

Republic of Ireland, Dublin
£48773.20 - £73116.64 per annum + Performance related bonus
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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About the Role

Base Location: Dublin

Salary: €56,500 - €84,700 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

- This is a varied role, where you'll take key responsibility for services within the DevOps Support Team, as well as liaising with third party vendors and internal service suppliers.

- Using Agile working practices, you will champion the culture and technology transformations within the organisation.

- You'll be encouraged and expected to own your development and we will support your career progression.

- You'll work alongside and support DevOps team members, while taking ownership for specific elements within the portfolio.

- You'll also be required to plan, design, deliver and support key application support solutions.

- Play a key role in the smooth integration of business functions and the relevant IT resolver groups to ensure a seamless IT service is provided. You will also liaise with project delivery teams to ensure smooth transition into operational support to maximise support capabilities and minimise unplanned application downtime.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A background in DevOps and Application Support across diverse environments, as well as team leadership experience would be preferred.

- You'll be a strong team player with a proven ability to work alongside others. You'll need to enjoy working in a challenging environment where the focus is on application availability and uptime.

- In terms of technical knowledge, we'd love you to have good working knowledge of ITIL v4 Agile Service Delivery processes, IT Software Development Lifecycles and a broad technology background that lends itself to troubleshooting and incident management. Experience working with Agile and DevOps processes would be beneficial.

- Experience working with managed-service partners and vendor management, and the ability to document and present service improvement proposals and solutions to key business and IT stakeholders.

About our Business

SSE Airtricity is Ireland's second largest and fastest growing energy provider, supplying around 800,000 domestic and commercial gas, electricity and home energy services customers in the Republic and Northern Ireland. At SSE Airtricity we believe in making energy better. Around 40% of the electricity SSE Airtricity supplies to its customers on an island basis is generated from renewable sources - the greenest energy supply of any provider on the island and over three times the average on an all-island basis.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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