Devops Engineer

Jenrick IT
Covent Garden
50K - 60K
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Devops Engineer We are currently working with a global development company who specialise in world-class gaming applications for the online betting and gambling industry sector. The business is rapidly expanding at the moment they are specifically looking for a Devops Engineer to join a newly created team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-paced, dynamic organisation who have an international presence in over 20 countries. The role is very project focused, with large elements of BAU support. The DevOps Engineer role is based in our London Office and bridges the gap between Development and IT Operations. As the IT Operations side of DevOps, our focus is designing, optimising and automating solutions while working towards the ultimate goal of Continuous Delivery. A broad range of technical skills are required. The ability to work alone, on IT Operations projects and in development Sprints is required. Experience with an ITIL based Service Desk tool would be a definite advantage as would exposure to JIRA. Role Responsibilities; - Involvement in the design of IT Operations functions - Automation of IT Operations functions - Creation of new Operational solutions both in the Cloud and on Premise - Automation and configuration management of IT Operations assets - Set up and standardisation of monitoring solutions Essential Skills/Knowledge; - Strong technical support background with development skills that can be leveraged to provision automated infrastructure deployment and management mechanisms - Experienced Redhat Linux Sys Admin (the majority of our VM`s are RHEL) - Windows Server deployment and configuration automation - VMWare - Kubernetes - Docker Orchestration - Apache Tomcat and Webserver deployment and tuning optimisation - Ansible, Python, Bash & Powershell scripting - Nagios/Check_MK monitoring and performance metric design - RESTFUL API (json, xml) - Familiarity with Cloud Provisioning e.g. Amazon AWS, Google, Azure - ESK or ELK Stack e.g. Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana Desirable Skills; - Familiarity with DevOps - Experience in the development lifecycle from Design through to Support - Familiarity with ITIL principles - Familiarity with Agile working practices - Experience with Atlassian products e.g. JIRA, Confluence, Crucible - Knowledge of CDN Providers - Knowledge of Networking - Version Control with SVN and Git - Liquibase or other database automation tools
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