DevOps Specialist

Ref No. EMP449349
Location Montrose, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (8 Months)
Job Status Closed
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A highly reputable Pharmaceutical is requiring a DevOps Specialist to join their offices in Montrose, Scotland on an initial 8 month contract.



The Job

A highly reputable Pharmaceutical is requiring a DevOps Specialist to join their offices in Montrose, Scotland on an initial 8 month contract.

Job Purpose

This role will provide technical analysis and development of solutions in support of the Manufacturing processes and will manage the deployment, testing, validation, performance, operations and continuous support and improvement of all Technical, Engineering and Manufacturing applications within each Manufacturing Excellence and Quality and Lab Product team.

This role requires a balance of business process understanding and technical breadth and an ability to operate in a flexible and agile way to drive efficiency and improvements to the Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering and Quality and Lab Products.

The role has increased complexity of geographies, user bases (internal and external) and a large mix of technology and business process understanding.

Key responsibilities

Dev Focused:

❑ Participates in the development and delivery of platform / product strategy

❑ Participates in the delivery of major platform deployments / expansion

❑ Participates in the development of new products / features / fixes / technical solutions

❑ Provision of 2nd and 3rd line support for Manufacturing Excellence Products

❑ Manages the interactions with innovation teams and the communication / inclusion of the sites

❑ Identification of opportunities to improve products, systems, interfaces, business processes and

performance by effectively exploiting technology to meet business objectives.

❑ Ensures continuity of business execution through ensuring applications within Manufacturing Excellence

Products are:

❑ Fit for purpose (e.g. easy to use and reliable) and support the evolving business processes

❑ Are cost effective - Total cost of ownership is at an optimal level

❑ Meets an agreed Risk Profile (e.g. aging of technologies, controlled regarding regulated applications, aligned with business continuity).

❑ Participates in troubleshooting applications across multiple technology domains, products and business areas.

Ops Focused:

❑ Manages operational issues across site

❑ Engages with site tiered accountability process; and participate in Tech Performance Management processes

❑ Provision of 1st line support for Manufacturing Excellence Products

❑ Management of Site product instance monitoring & backlog requests (demand profile)

❑ Drives service optimisation for Manufacturing products at a site level

❑ Management of local manufacturing / quality partnerships (own & manage elements of Risk, Quality and

Compliance management)

❑ Identification of value and improvement opportunities (understands the products to maximise the value

created through those applications for site and ensures effective use of them)

❑ Participates in feature release co-ordination / installation

❑ Participates in Site product instance configuration and deployment, enable continuous deployments and


❑ Controls Lifecycle Management for services owned by Site Tech

❑ Manages Site aspects of archiving and decommissioning activities for systems that have reached the end of their lifecycle

❑ Participates in troubleshooting of applications across multiple technology domains, products and business areas.

❑ Assists the Site Tech team with the definition and priorities of Tech Systems for the Site

Experience required

  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong relationship building and team working skills
  • High learning agility - ability to learn and adapt to new concepts, systems, and software independently and quickly
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with a good understanding of manufacturing principles and practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle
  • Good knowledge and understanding of IT systems and how they apply to supported business areas.
  • Knowledge of systems/software development methodologies and system architectures
  • Good communications in English, sufficiency to build and maintain organizational support
  • Experience in support and / or development of IT systems
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Ability to plan own work to meet objectives, and to work independently.
  • Knowledge of MS Windows Operating Systems, MS SQL Server Databases

Desired but not essential:

  • Holder of ITIL Foundation certificate
  • Experience with Validated Computer Systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security risks, corrective and preventative measures and threat management
  • Experience in working with OPC technology, Computer Programming and Interfaces, Automation Systems
  • VFQ Level 1 Certified

Contract paying £30.00 per hour based on a 37.5 hour week.

Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.

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