DevOps and Infrastructure Engineer

Location
Exeter
Salary
£37500 - £40000 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Ref
00075556
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking to work in a fast moving, dynamic and evolving business based in Exeter?

An exciting, high-growth SME is looking for an experienced DevOps and Infrastructure Engineer who will play a leading role in maintaining exceptional service levels for this provider of market leading software solutions to the vehicle sales market. Core responsibilities include the deployment and management of both pre-production and live platforms and applications, assisting the development teams in building up an effective release workflow, and ensuring the health and stability of critical systems. You'll also manage their internal systems and ensure that the development teams have the tools to do their jobs.

You'll be leading this new function within the business, and as such, will be a strong self-starter, with a vision, and passion to keep up to date with new trends within the DevOps arena.

Working alongside scrum teams in an AGILE development environment, it's essential that you have good communication skills, strong attention to detail, and are able to meet deadlines.

Required Skills & Experience

- 2+ years' experience managing virtualised and physical infrastructure. Bonus points for specific knowledge of UKFast (existing hosting provider) and Azure
- DevOps: Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24x7 uptime environment, including automation experience with configuration management tools
- Scripting Skills: Strong scripting (e.g. Chef / Powershell) and automation skills
- Experience administrating version control systems such as TFS / GIT
- Monitoring Tools: Experience with system monitoring tools and solutions (e.g. Pingdom)
- Problem Solving: Ability to analyse and resolve complex infrastructure resource and application deployment issues
- Servers: Experienced in the deployment / configuration and maintenance of IIS webserver
- Hardware: Confident in the installation of hardware upgrades
- Operating Systems: Advanced Windows administration, including active directory
- Remote Administration: Experience supporting users through remote administration tools such as remote desktop

Desired Skills (not essential but beneficial to have):

- Software Programming Skills such as C#
- DB administration experience (MS SQL Server)
- Experience with Agile software development, project management methodologies
- Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP)

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