Senior DevOps Engineer £65,000 - £75,000 plus benefits - Centra

Venturi Ltd
London (Greater)
£65k - £75k pa + Benefits
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior DevOps Engineer £65,000 - £75,000 plus benefits - Central London

AWS / CI/DI / Linux / Docker / Jenkins

Senior DevOps Engineer will be based in the London office to support and maintain mission critical Linux production systems for a global Media company.

The senior DevOps Engineer will have six or more years working as an operations engineer or technical architect.

The senior DevOps Engineer will have strong communication skills, excellent analytical and technical skills. This role may lead some projects within a team or work alone; in both scenarios, elegant solutions in a timely manner would be expected so the ability to give and receive feedback is critical.

Essential skills for the Senior DevOps Engineer:

  • Excellent systems experience covering Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Good virtualisation knowledge including KVM and Hyper-V
  • Extensive AWS Cloud experience
  • Systems automation experience using a combination of puppet and various scripting techniques
  • Understanding of Java passed web technologies (e.g. Tomcat) and their development processes
  • Experience with CI/CD systems such as Jenkins
  • Knowledge of Mesos/Marathon clustering and experience with Docker
  • Advanced TCP/IP networking knowledge, including routing, load balancing, firewalls, and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of BGP, OSPF, VLANs
  • Strongly self-motivated with excellent problem-solving skills

Day to day for the Senior DevOps Engineer:

  • Design infrastructure solutions working with systems and development team members
  • Can balance both business needs and technical requirements to ensure smooth delivery
  • Able to perform in a 'DevOps' role, designing and implementing operationally-focused systems tools
  • Technical report writing and documenting
  • Estimation and budgeting for provisioning services
  • Mentoring junior staff

Desirables for the Senior DevOps Engineer:

  • Scripting in Shell, Perl, Ruby, Python or similar languages
  • Knowledge of Juniper ScreenOS products
  • Knowledge of Brocade load balancing and routing products
  • Management of Nginx, Bind, DHCP, Syslog, NTP
  • Knowledge of Zookeeper and Kafka
  • Management of Nagios, Cacti
  • Experience with Active Directory, Exchange, Lync, Office365
  • Understanding of 3PAR SAN and Brocade fibre-channel technologies

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