Tools Engineer

Job Req ID:  3257
Posting Date:  08-Mar-2023
Function:  Software Engineering

1 Braham Street, London, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.



The purpose of the role is to ensure the platform tools are best utilised by the customers based on their requirements with development, configuration and support by tools specialist.  Your new role would require a hands-on working with a range of different DevOps tools.

  • Taking the ownership of responsibility and working on new ideas.
  • Good stakeholder communication and potential to drive the discussions in replacing the legacy tools with appropriate organisation recommended ones.
  • Drive and Manage the new tool implementation activities.
  • Ability to recommend right set of tools and provide consultancy on appropriate usage by working closely with architect forum within the organisation.
  • Drive technical issues to closure by coordinating with the third party teams if required
  • Ability to impose right governance (induce right set of rules and implement them by working closely with the security teams internally for appropriate usage of tools)
  • Extensive knowledge on the Devops & other set of tools (Version Control with GitLab, Sonatype Products ( IQ | Nexus Repository Manager), Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, Verecode, Ansible, Terraform, Packer,  along with many other tools on our dynamic DevSecOps Platform
  • Should have experience on architecting micro services.
  • Should have experience on Java and Python.


Soft skills

  • Strong Communication Skills: Ability to articulate thoughts clearly, listen to varying viewpoints and influence stakeholders
  • Business acumen: Knowledgeable in business strategy and the drivers of organisational performance, including people drivers of performance and financial literacy (e.g. business KPIs, business cases)
  • Bold decision maker: Problem solves to achieve business unit plans, providing expertise and insight to support bold decisions
  • Inspiring communicator: Creates compelling messages that inspire and influence others to engage and support
  • Collaborative Partner: Builds internal and external relationships, collaborating both operationally and technically to deliver business results
  • Commercial acumen: experience of thinking and acting commercially. Strong business acumen and commercial awareness to assess commercial, technical and financial risk, and develop solutions to address
  • Change management: can successfully lead and implement complex change, particularly relating to software platforms and customer solutions, applying effective stakeholder management skills
  • Problem solving: track record of using strong analytical skills and intuition to analyse data and interpret business insights and trends. Uses data to support decision making and develop the best solutions


Competitive salary.
10% on target bonus.
25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing with service.
BT Pension scheme, minimum 5% Employee contribution, BT contribution 10%.
Huge range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, childcare vouchers, healthcare, season ticket loan.
Option to join BT Shares Saving schemes.
Discounted BT products including free broadband and BT Sport.
Access to 100’s of retail discounts including the BT shop.


Who is the BT Group
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..