DevOps Engineer - Linux - London

Evolution Recruitment Solutions
United Kingdom
60,000 to 80,000
02 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Engineer London Upto 80,000 We are looking for a DevOps specialist to join a team managing Linux based platforms for UK Central Government departments. The engineer will work as part of a team of about 7, and will be responsible for design and implementation of new platforms and for providing support for existing platforms. The role requires good knowledge of RHEL (or CentOS), network services (such as mail servers, directory servers and web servers, etc.), configuration management tools, monitoring tools, and development skills. The role also requires knowledge of designing Linux based platforms. Roles and Responsibilities: Design and implementation of new Linux based platforms. Provide support for existing platforms. Design and implement planned improvements for existing platforms. Provide technical guidance to other Support Engineers and Developers. Develop automation tools for system administration. Contribute to technical documentation for platforms.Skills and Knowledge: Expert Knowledge of RHEL or CentOS Good knowledge of configuration management utilities, especially Chef and/or Ansible. Expert knowledge of the following network services: HTTP, SMTP, IMAP, LDAP, DNS, NTP Knowledge of VMware or other virtualization technologies. Proficient in Shell scripting. Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming Knowledge of at least one of: Java, Groovy, Ruby Knowledge of platform monitoring solutions. Knowledge of version control software (Git, Mercurial, etc.). Knowledge of Java-based web application servers. Knowledge of relational databases. Knowledge of NoSQL databases. General networking knowledge. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.Skills and Knowledge (Desirable, You will gain skills in during the role) ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) stack. ServerSpec or Chef InSpec. Monitoring tools such as Zabbix or Sensu Continuous integration with TeamCity, Jenkins, or other software. High Availability Design, and associated tools Software development practices (Continuous Integration/Delivery) Good knowledge of Apache HTTPD and NGINX Knowledge of web services (RESTful and SOAP). Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering. 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. If you would like to apply for this job please send your CV to [Email address removed]
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