Senior DevOps Engineer - Harrogate - up to £65k Benefits

Larson Resource Group Limited
£55k - £65k pa + Benefits
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior DevOps Engineer - Harrogate - up to £65k + Benefits

Are you interested in contributing towards a portfolio of exciting and bleeding-edge projects? Have you managed the process of collaboration between Development teams and IT Operations? Do you have a passion for learning new technologies and developing your skills?

The Larson Group is currently recruiting a Senior DevOps Engineer for a forward thinking, innovative organisation with technology at its core. With some very exciting, high profile development projects in the pipeline, the purpose of the role is to assist with release management and support the development team in the automation of the development process.

Technical Skills

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong experience, understanding and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Puppet
  • Creation of puppet manifests
  • Custom resource types
  • Diagnosis of deployment failures
  • Hiera data structures, custom facter facts.
  • Strong AWS skills
  • Networking within an AWS environment
  • Defining VPCs, subnets, route tables
  • Security groups, network control access lists
  • EC2
  • Creation of EC2 instances
  • Managing lifecycle using launch configurations and autoscaling groups
  • ELB
  • RDS
  • Creation and lifecycle management of RDS, multi-az
  • AWS Code pipeline
  • Creation and management of CodePipeline
  • CodeBuild, CodeDeploy
  • Linux administration experience
  • Redhat, CentOS and RHEL

Experience in the following would also be desirable:

  • Mikrotik routers
  • Open VPN
  • Clustered MySQL
  • DNS
  • Network protocols, routing
  • Firewalls
  • Level 2 and level 3 networking
  • Splunk

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills, attributes and experience:

  • An intelligent self-starter with the ability to work on their own initiative to solve problems
  • A fast learner with the ability to pick up new skills quickly
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively pass on knowledge to other people
  • Ability to work well within a team, putting forward their own views and solutions whilst happy to work under a different direction

Key Words: DevOps/ DevOps Engineer/ DevOps Developer/ Development Operations/ Cloud Systems/ AWS/ Amazon Web Services/ Linux Engineer/ Linux Administration/ Linux Administrator/

Larson Resource Group Limited is registered in England & Wales with a company number 06110626. Registered office address is Windsor House Cornwall Road Harrogate HG1 2PW. Our VAT number is 916 0028 57. Larson Resource Group Limited trades as an Employment Agency when placing permanent candidates and as an Employment Business when placing Contractors (under the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment and Business Regulations 2003) In accordance with these regulations you should have received a copy of our Client Terms of Business. If you have not received a copy please contact a member of staff immediately. All discounted rates quoted are only valid providing all other terms are met in accordance with our standard Client Terms of Business. For more information on Larson Resource Group please review our website *********************

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