DevOps Engineer

London (Greater)
From £90 to £120,000 per annum
04 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Engineer - London - £90,000-£120,000

My client is looking for a DevOps Specialist, you will use your technology expertise in definition, planning and implementation of DevOps application delivery pipelines. You will provide strategic technical advisory and complete software delivery automation solutions for a range of clients.

Responsible for the design and implementation of applications build, release, deployment, and configuration activities. Other responsibilities include working with internal and business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, architecting, implementing/updating solutions, building and executing test plans, performing quality reviews, managing operations, and triaging and fixing operational issues.


·Extensive hands-on experience creating CI and application build pipelines.

·Expert level proficiency in Shell Scripting and in one or more of the open source scripting languages Groovy and Python.

·Hands on skills and project experience with automated package delivery tools - one or more of Ansible, Chef or Puppet.

·Strong skills with build management servers e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity

·Hands on skills and project experience with the following application build tools - Npm or Gulp AND Maven or Gradle.

·Working knowledge of Junit and/or Jasmine non-functional, functional and unit test frameworks and tools.

·Strong awareness of the software build cycle.

·Working knowledge of Tomcat and WebSphere application servers and java containers.

·Basic infrastructure knowledge - Operating Systems, VM’s, Containers, Proxy, Nginx.

·Willingness to drive to true modern DevOps culture.

·An ability to act as a mentor to other engineers.

·Passion for code quality. A strong understanding of the entire DevOps tool chain from a quality perspective.

Desirable, not essential: Experience of working with cloud providers (e.g. AWS), Software Development background, understanding of PaaS and Container infrastructure, preferably Cloud foundry and Kubernetes.

DevOps Engineer - London - £90,000-£120,000

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