Lead Linux Systems Administrator / DevOps, Manchester

Role Calling! Recruitment Limited
£70k - 80k per year + BENS
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Linux Systems Administrator / DevOps, Manchester, 70k+ Responsibilities: Day to day team leadership of a team of 5 engineers including Senior Sys Admin, MySQL DBA & Network Engineers. These responsibilities will include prioritising tasks; assisting the Infrastructure Team and developers with architecture decisions; and leading by example delivering the latest technology and tooling. Ensure the companies compliance with industry standard security regulations and be the point of contact for customer security reviews. Work alongside the CTO on the strategic direction of the department as the business scales out. Work with the software and platform development teams in a DevOps culture to design solutions so as to maximize performance, efficiency and operability of our Linux / VMware / Netapp / AWS based SaaS platform. Configure, monitor and maintain our production, pre-production and development environments Be the point of escalation for the infrastructure team in order to troubleshoot and diagnose problems. To participate in the provisioning and deployment of server, network and other hosting-related equipment, including hands-on build and configuration as/when required Participate in the deployment of new applications and/or changes, ensuring that all service components are monitored and integrated into the companys operational processes. Technical Skills: Extensive of working within DevOps environments Experience of working within a microservice architecture Experience of Docker & container orchestration tools such as Kubernetes Knowledge of AWS implementation at scale ideally EC2, Kinesis, DynamoDB and Lambda. Exposure to messaging architectures such as RabbitMQ and AWS SQS. Demonstrable understanding of Puppet configuration management and deployment tools such as Jenkins and Thoughtworks GoCD Experience with physical servers, datacentre hosting infrastructure and management Storage/SAN deployment and management experience (Netapp ONTAP) VMware build, deployment and management experience Linux deployment and management experience (Redhat / CentOS preferred) Strong scripting skills (Bash, Perl & Python) are required Enthusiasm and talent for acquiring complex technical skills Desired Experience / Skills: Experience of working within a team of multi-skilled Infrastructure Engineers Working with 3rd party suppliers and managing the infrastructure budget Previous experience of gaining security certification such as ISO27001 and PCI-DSS Experience in network architecture and implementation Extensive and active hands on system administration of Linux / Unix production platforms Substantial hands on experience with MySQL at large scale in a production environment In-depth knowledge of service monitoring and alerting (Nagios XI preferred) Previous experience of working with Apache / Tomcat / Java Experience / exposure to Asterisk / OpenSIPs and VOIP technologies Knowledge and experience of load balancing technologies (Brocade vTM) AWS certifications such as Solutions Architect and DevOps Engineer would be an advantage As the North's leading Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff. Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.
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