Cloud DevOps Engineer

13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The CIS Transformation Services Europe organization provides IT Infrastructure consulting and transformation services to Large Enterprises across the region. It is part of the Cognizant Infrastructure Services horizontal, which services all vertical customer segments. This role will be within the CIS TS Enterprise Compute practice, which provides Cloud and Data Center Professional and Consulting services to accounts and clients within the UK and Europe, from strategy/assessments to full implementation and migrations. Other practices within CIS TS cover Cloud, End User Computing, IT Service Management and Networking and project and program management.

Key Responsibilities:

    Develop automated deployment solutions for cloud (public/private IaaS0 infrastructure requirements using Ansible, Python, Jenkins, Git, Nexus, LinuxUndertake Continuous Integration and deployment using industry methods and principlesProactively support any issues related to infrastructure and application deployments seeking to improve, resolve, and streamline tools and processes to meet delivery challengesMinimize costs (via automation) and shortening feedback cyclesWork as part of a cloud DevOps middleware and hosting teamWork closely with both development, migration and operations teams
Key Skills and Experience:

    Experience as an Infrastructure DevOps Engineer,Experience of using tools such as Ansible, Vagrant, Git, Jenkins, Spinnaker and Python as part of Continuous Integration& deployment process for project deliverablesDemonstrable Linux and Middleware systems engineering experience in a complex virtualized environmentHands-on experience of cloud-related technologies, which should include one or more of the following: CloudFoundry, OpenStack, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Heroku, EngineYardComfortable working with Linux operating systems (e.g. CentOS, Red Hat, Ubuntu). Configuration tools experience using Puppet, Chef and Jenkins (others such as Vagrant / Ansible) will be valued moreProven ability to design and support robust build, deployment and configuration management systems for multi-tier applicationsStrong knowledge of operating systemsVirtualisation experience e.g. VMWare, HyperV and AWSGood experience with SQL and databasesScripting experience in at least one of the following; Ruby, Python, BashStrong understanding of SDLC in within Agile environments - desirableExperience of supporting production applications on AWS or other similar cloud technologies - desirableUnix / Linux Systems Administration background &/or development backgroundRelevant degree or equivalentCertification as a Devops engineer on any of the cloud platforms will be preferred
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