Software Development & Systems Admin (DevOps) Assistant - Kickstarter

Company Description
Six Star Global is the leading Hospitality IT Partner. Operating across the globe to provide professional and managed services, support and hospitality technologies and applications to the hospitality industry.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We value people as individuals with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles and circumstances. We will actively support diversity, equity and inclusion and ensure that our workforce is valued and treated with dignity and respect.

Advancement & Career Development
After a successful and active period in a DevOps Assistant role there will be great opportunities for a motivated individual to develop skills applicable to a range of future career paths and advance your career across any department within Six Star Global, including but not limited to Operations, Technical, Engineering, Software Development, Project Management, Service Delivery Management, Account Management, Marketing & Design, Procurement, and Finance.

Job Summary
We are looking to expand our Global Systems Development team in the UK. This role would suit someone looking to start their career in the world of IT DevOps.

You will shadow the Global DevOps team and help to help document and develop web and software solutions for internal and customer use; including our Six Star:Manage Hospitality IT Management Platform.

This is a remote position, and the successful candidate would be working from home.
An interest in business operations would be beneficial but not essential.
The Global Development team operate between the hours of 7am and 3pm UK time, and you will be required to work a 5 hour shift between these hours, plus an hour lunch break.
The candidate must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Job Requirements
You may be required to learn, utilise, and develop competency in a variety of areas such as;
Agile project management
low-code/no-code development
and workflow automation
as well as tools and systems such as;
Azure DevOps (Repos, Pipelines, Test Plans & Artifacts)
AWS (EC2, Lightsail, S3, SES)

We appreciate you may not have experience in all of these areas on day one, but what is more important for us is your appetite to learn. We are looking for people who have a passion for these subjects, and someone who can show a desire to build their skills and make a difference.

You will have the following underpinning skills, attitudes and behaviours:
Logical thinker with a thorough and organised approach
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and remotely, taking responsibility for your own work
A self-starter who is disciplined and able to work to tight deadlines
Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations, and work with a range of internal and external people
Maintain a productive and secure working environment
Willingness to help and support colleagues, thinking beyond the task being given

Core responsibilities of this role include:
Training in Azure DevOps, AWS, and
Completion of relevant certifications and training.
Work with the business and development team to understand and document requirements for solution deployment.
Research any new tools and technologies in your area of specialisation.
Maintain an awareness of how software and systems integrate and operate with each other and with business processes to best meet the requirements of Six Star’s and our customer’s business operations and objectives.
Support the wider business where required.

Additional Desirable Attributes:
A basic IT competency (system-specific training will be given)
Dedication towards delivering outstanding customer service
Ability to learn, understand and use any business software quickly.
Ability to represent the Company in a professional and efficient manner
Ability to work alone as well as in a team using virtual communication platforms
A can-do attitude and the ability to use initiative
Fantastic organisation and attention to detail skills
Strong communication skills both in writing and verbally
Formal qualifications are not essential
Organisational and administrative skills preferred
Ability to work calmly under pressure
Attention to detail completing tasks fully, accurately and on time, prioritising where appropriate
Ability to deal with confidential information or situations in an appropriate and sensitive manner
Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of written and verbal formats, including telephone, email, and virtual meeting
Basic IT skills: Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Databases, Email and Web
Have the ability to be resourceful and able to research, gather and distribute information as necessary

All staff are required to:
Uphold the Equal Opportunities and Anti-Harassment and Bullying Policies, ensuring effective implementation in all aspects of their work for the Company.
Act at all times within the Company Rules, Policies, Procedures, and any other statutory requirements.
Be proactive, bring ideas, suggestions and contribute to the improvement of the business (including systems and process development).
Undertake basic systems administration tasks.
Undertake training as required.
Attend staff and team meetings as required.
Undertake other duties and responsibilities as appropriate since all staff are expected to work flexibly within their skill level to respond to changing priorities and make sure that customer needs and business objectives are met.

Note: This description is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, but an outline of the duties.

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