DevOps Engineer (Software)

Thatcher Associates Ltd
United Kingdom
£60000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Engineer (Software) Greater London £60,000 - 85,000 Basic, + Competitive Benefits packages Thatcher MCS have been engaged to recruit for a Global, Tier-1 IT Consultancy. With a reputation for delivering first class digital services across a range of verticals, our client is currently working to deliver a number of large scale digital transformation projects with clients across the UK. To support these projects alongside business growth, our client is now seeking an experienced DevOps Software Engineer to deliver cross-functional engineering projects with a focus on platform automation. The DevOps Engineer will also be responsible for working collaboratively with other engineers both part of the consulting teams and the end-client. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with tools typically used in a DevOps environment such as Docker, Kubernetes, Puppet/Ansible, and Jenkins, and will have a strong understanding of CI/CD. Key Responsibilities: - System provisioning & automation, monitoring, metrics, scalability, security and hardening - Overall responsibility for the projects Linux Infrastructure in relation to common standards - Health and upkeep of the critical services - Working closely between Development and IT Operations teams - Automation of Linux, providing frictionless access to services to the rest of the organisation Required skills & experience: - Strong communication skills both in written and verbal form - Knowledge in new technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) - Reasonable fluency in Ruby or go (Desirable) - Knowledge of HIDS, NIDS and security hardening - Sound knowledge of Linux - Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Puppet or Ansible - Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment - Experience of IP networking - Experience of building infrastructure in the cloud (AWS) and designing for the cloud - Understanding of cloud concepts If you would like to be considered for this vacancy please apply or if you would like to discuss further please call me (George) on [Phone number removed]
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