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Platform & Tooling Engineering Lead - DevOps - Integration
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Platform & Tooling Engineering Lead - DevOps - Integration

Posted 10 June by Boots
Salary icon Competitive salary
Location icon Nottingham , Nottinghamshire

Recruitment Partner: Akash Karia

Location: Nottingham

Contract: Perm

Who we are

International Technology & Advanced Analytics (IT2A) is a multi-national function of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) based in the UK, Europe, Asia, South America and the USA. We use emerging technology and robust data to transform our pharmacy and retail offerings, improve experiences for customers and patients and enhance our operational effectiveness. Partnering with some of the finest tech providers and utilising a cutting-edge tech stack, we support two of the UK’s most trusted and established brands - Boots and No7. We’re a team of specialists spanning security, hosting, architecture, software engineering, networks, project delivery and more. A proud equal opportunity employer, we passionately embrace team member diversity and provide a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

About the role

  • Lead a team of Platform and DevOps Engineers to deliver all ecosystems of platform and automation tools that enable the deployment of the code developed in integration both in our Azure Cloud and in premise integration platforms.
  • Do the required research and development activities in platform and automation space in preparation for the engineering activities that will lead into the introduction of new platform, new automation tools and capabilities, features.
  • Accountable of standardising global consumption.
  • Maintain the technical intellectual property in the Integration platform & automation tooling space and ensure the needed technical skills are present in the team to deliver as per Integration Software and Platform Engineering and project requirements.
  • Create the standards to simplify its usage and lower the TCO.

What you’ll need to have

  • Strong technical knowledge in the tools in scope of this role (Azure Cloud, Azure DevOps, Integration technologies as ETL, ESB, event streaming, data capture, Azure Kubernetes, file transfer, API managment)
  • Good communicator capable of explaining technically the work of be done to the DevOps Engineers as well as having architectural conversations with Integration Domain and Solution Architects.
  • Capable of leading the execution of platform & automation engineering activities and further building them.
  • Familiar with technical architecture and engineering environments including engineering processes.
  • Able to work under pressure and in rapid changing environments.

It would be great if you also have.

  • Technologies like Kafka Confluent, Talend ETL, SoftwareAG ESB, Apigee API management, MuleSoft Anypoint, Azure Data Factory, Azure DevOps automation

Our benefits

  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay and gift card for anyone expecting or adopting a child
  • Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and more.
  • Access to free, 24/7 counselling and support through TELUS Health, our Employee Assistance Programme.

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - find out more at rewards. Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by WBA and may not be accurate.

What's next

If your application is successful, our recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion, you will be notified by email.

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.


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