DevOps Engineer Cloud Infrastructure Services

Thames View Industrial Park
11 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) are a small but highly technicalteam that is responsible for delivering the infrastructure that supportsthe detection and analysis of malware, and other threats, and thesubsequent publication of protection to 100m+ endpoints. CIS alsoprovides public facing systems and cloud services to Sophos customers. The job role requires skill with Linux, cloud computing and physicaldata centres, automated deployment methodologies, networking andsecurity architecture. The purpose of this role is to develop, implement and support processesand strategies that will facilitate the huge growth planned for theorganisation. Programmatic deployment and configuration of systems will be essentialfor greasing the wheels of growth. Simplification of the technicalitiesof the process will ease adoption of any new deployment andconfiguration strategy. This is where your skills should lay,understand-simplify-implement. Main Duties - Carry personal responsibility for high quality implementation andchanges to a live IT infrastructure - Manage key operational systems on which millions of customers depend - Monitor existing infrastructure and processes, identify areas ofweakness and propose improvements - Take corrective action, as a first point of contact, to resolveincidents escalated from Technical Support, IT and Sophos Labs duringworking hours. Escalating where appropriate. - Publish Software updates as required meeting product releaseschedules, monitoring load on infrastructure and support, takingcorrective action where possible and flagging issues with manager. - Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation and occasionally carry outchanges outside of normal working hours - Working to OLAs/SLAs between CIS, other Sophos departments andunderpinning contracts with external service providers Experience and Skills - Experience working as a DevOps Engineer / systems administrator withcommand line for configuration and troubleshooting in a Linux environment - Strong scripting skills in Shell/Perl/Python/JavaScript - Experience with configuration of monitoring systems and definingalerting thresholds - Knowledge of LAMP stack and good undrstanding of computer networks,firewalls, routers and security - Operational level experience with Amazon Web Services, Google and/orMicrosoft Azure - Worked in varied and complex development and 24/7 production environments - Automated deployment and configuration tools (Foreman, Puppet,Ansible, Bamboo) is an asset - Experience of Docker and VMware would be a distinct advantage - Occasional travel to work abroad Benefits The remuneration package includes: - Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days - Group personal pension scheme - Private medical insurance - Critical illness insurance - Death in service policy (life assurance) - Permanent health insurance - Travel insurance - Personal accident cover Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include: - Subsidised staff restaurant - Free beverages, fruit and pastries NOTICE TO RECRUITERS & PLACEMENT AGENCIES If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submitresumes to any person or email address at Sophos prior to having asigned agreement from Human Resources. Sophos is not liable for and willnot pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency.Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place willbe considered your company's gift to Sophos and may be forwarded to ourrecruiters for their attention. Thank you. - provided by Dice AMAZON WEB SERVICES, AZURE, CLOUD, CLOUD COMPUTING, DOCKER, FIREWALL, JAVASCRIPT, LAMP, LINUX, MICROSOFT, PERL, PUPPET, PYTHON