Dev-ops Engineer/Lichfield/ 45k to 55k DOE - Remote

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Dev-ops Engineer/Lichfield/ £45,000 to £55,000 DOE possibilty of Remote work

Due to our continued success and growth we are offering an exciting opportunity for a Devops engineer to join our Development team.

Reporting to the CTO, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the operational standards and controls for a cloud deployment and the integration into the IT operational hosting teams.

Key responsibilities

Successful candidate's responsibilities will include:
  • Collaboration with software manufacturing to deliver infrastructure as code
  • Implement processes and procedures to allow continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Create and refine automated validation/testing procedures
  • Implement metrics, monitoring and alerting for software services
  • Continuously review operational activities and automate where possible.
  • Design and implement operational developments to successfully transition changes into production.
  • Implement automated monitoring and alerting processes to proactively predict and prevent incidents.
  • Implement systems to track system and service performance to ensure SLA's are met.
  • Contribute to the definition of and utilise standard Take-On procedures and working templates for new systems and services
  • Contribute to assessing delivery models and develop more cost-effective solutions to reduce delivery costs and/or increase IT Service Availability
  • Deliver robust, high performance, resilient solutions.
  • Work collaboratively with all delivery teams to define operational requirements.
Essential skills

If you have most of the skills listed below please send over your CV, training will be provided for the right candidate with the right attitude.

  • Use of cloud services design and administration
  • IT Service Management methodologies (ITIL V3)
  • Strong understanding of DevOps working practices
  • Implementing and supporting cloud based infrastructure (ideally Google Cloud)
  • Detailed understanding of system administration tasks
  • Containerisation and microservices (eg Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Version control (eg Git, ideally Terraform)
  • LaaS and PaaS (AWS, Azure)
  • Programming and Scripting
  • Configuration management
  • Configuring monitoring toolsets
  • Configuring scheduling and automation tools
  • Working with development pipelines using TFS and TFS online.
  • Agile working methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban

The client is within commutable distance of Tamworth, Birmingham, Stafford, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Burton-on-Trent and Wolverhampton. The company are located 5 minutes from the train station. In addition the company will consider candidates willing to relocate from around the UK and EU.

If you are interested please call Ian on 01925820555 or email

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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