Senior DevOPs Engineer

Job Description

REQ ID: 106546
JOB TITLE: Senior DevOPs Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: Shannon, Ireland

Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.




As a Senior DevOps on ESF you will be expected to work within a high performing team to design, build and run and operate as code infrastructure and monitoring tools required to support our Enterprise Software Factory (ESF) Platform at scale. You are expected to work with a security-first mindset and encourage best practices throughout the team. This includes reviewing deployment and operational environments, troubleshoot issues and manage technical operations.


As a Senior Engineer, it will be your responsibility to network with you peers across the global JLR Engineering Teams to share best known methods / practices to develop our Platform. You will have high levels of awareness and knowledge in Agile Software Development / Devops Practices and CI/CD, as well as a focus on:-


  • Continuous Integration – all assets in version control, TDD, Pairing, Telemetry, Build and Test Automation, Application Security as code, Blue Green deployments.

  • Continuous Release and Deployment- automated deployments, full stack Telemetry and information radiators for live observability, proactive issue detection, virtualisation, AI Ops, IaC, immutable infrastructure, auto scaling etc.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • You will help support the development teams in creating robust, reusable cloud infrastructure, deployed using DevSecOps practices and patterns.

  • You will work closely with development engineers and DevOps Engineers in initiatives to eliminate toil through automation.

  • You will ensure the reliability, scalability, and security of the system through “everything as code” approach and be a strong advocate for observability and monitoring.

  • You will participate in PI and Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum and Sprint Retrospectives



Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • A working knowledge of containerised apps and the Software Deveoopment Lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Strong experience with at least one public cloud platform (GCP, AWS, Azure etc.) and ideally working knowledge of Kubernetes.

  • Good knowledge of infrastructure as code (Terraform) and scripting languages (Bash / Python).

  • Excellent Knowledge of Configuration as Code (Ansible)

  • Experience with SCM systems (Git / GitHub / GitLab) and modern CI/CD tools and techniques.

  • Experience in Artifact Management technologies (e.g. Artifactory)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively transmit feedback, needs and solutions.

  • Strong teamwork focus and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams.

  • Can operate in a DevOps /Agile / Scrum environment.

  • Considerable experience in DevOps Engineering or similar role. 



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and private medical cover. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.