Platform Engineer - DevOps, Linux & AWS

Role Calling! Recruitment Limited
£50k - 65k per year
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Platform Engineer - DevOps, Linux & AWS, Manchester

Our Client is a recognised Software House with cutting edge Technology being implemented across a wide range of Clients.

Primary duties:

To provide incident support for customers on daily rota with other team members
To monitor systems and respond accordingly and resolve alerts generated
To manage change in line with security policy, including patching and maintenance releases, code deploys
To work with service delivery and sales teams in managing the implementation of new customer's infrastructure
To act as the domain expert in customer interactions where technical consultation on implementation, configuration or root cause analysis is required
To investigate, record and resolve problems with infrastructure services
To facilitate the automation of deployment and management of Infrastructure services across the business

Secondary duties:

To help identify and work with the AWS architect on service improvements, new technology and improved monitoring
To act as pre-sales technical support when required

About You
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in the following;

Proven experience within a Linux Systems Administrator position - server installation and configuration.
Knowledge of scripting - Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby.
Passionate about infrastructure automation and configuration (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins).
Passionate about cloud technologies (AWS Specific).
Experience of diagnosing at all levels within systems e.g. Infrastructure, OS platform and Server platform
Desirable Skills
A degree in Computer Science/software development, which has involved significant, hands on experience with programming and software engineering principles.
High performance and high availability systems are our specialty therefore some experience in these areas would be advantageous.
Interest in Agile methodologies
Low level network knowledge

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