Microsoft DevOps / Platform Engineer

The Bridge Ltd
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Bridge IT has an opportunity for a Windows lover in DevOps / Platform for a position with a technology company in Leeds who has a keen interest in infrastructure with a background in Microsoft / Windows tools. You will be the link between the operations and development teams, providing expertise on the management, maintenance and support of IT infrastructure on whichever project you are tasked with. If you have experience with automating processes, continuous integration systems and application release then the opportunity to work with my client may be ideal for you.

The type of people you will be working with are problem-solvers, hard-working and highly skilled IT professionals. A family culture is promoted throughout the company where like-minded people work together to provide the highest quality service. Financially you will be offered an extremely competitive package based around your ability and experience.

If you are interested please consider the following requirements of the role:

·Strong commercial experience of managing complex multi-tier enterprise infrastructure environments.

·In-depth knowledge of Microsoft .NET technologies, Windows Server operating systems and Microsoft BackOffice system administration.

·In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills including use of Powershell and scripting languages such as Python or Ruby.

·In-depth knowledge of Windows platform and application automated deployment technologies (e.g. Powershell DSC, Octopus Deploy, Puppet, SCCM, Chef, Tivoli Provisioning Manager, WinAutomation)

·In-depth knowledge of infrastructure principles such as networking (routing, load-balancing, firewalls, protocols, security) and storage (RAID, NAS/SAN, Multi-Site, Backup strategies).

·In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms and cloud orchestration technologies such as AWS, Azure, Google Compute Engine, VSphere, vDirector, Hyper-V, KVM, Xenserver, Xen, Cloudstack and Openstack.

·Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM/Kanban, XP, DSDM, RUP etc.)

·Good experience of working within a DevOps practice.

·Good experience of continuous integration and build tools (Jenkins/Hudson, TFS, Bamboo).

·Good experience of using source code version control.

·Understanding of scalable, multi-tier enterprise software architecture

·Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle or SQLServer).

You will receive training through all the AWS certifications and other cloud technologies.

If you are interested in the role please apply and I will be happy to tell you more about the company and the role.

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