Lead DevOps Engineer

London (Greater)
£61000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead DevOps Engineer
DevOps, Linux, AWS, Jenkins, Docker, Git, Continuous Integration, Ansible, Puppet, Chef Python, Bash, Perl
£70,000 - £90,000

I am working with a Cyber Security company that has shown steady growth for over 5 years. Due to a great deal of growth in revenue this year, my client is looking to expand their current workforce in preparation for 2018, starting with their development and engineering team.

My client has a vacancy for a Lead DevOps Engineer that will be ideal for any DevOps Specialist with an invested interest in new technologies and skills. You will look after the cloud-based hosting platform, which is currently AWS, ensuring the performance and reliability of the production system. The main activities will include Cloud strategy in conjunction with the CTO, including performance or price advantages that might be available with alternative hosting as well as monitoring the live system for availability and testing its performance to proactively identify performance issues.

You will need to bring fresh ideas and new experiences to the team. You must be willing to get elbows-deep in the strategy and implementation, and be willing to do what it takes to deliver to our clients.

The Tech stack used is: Linux, AWS, Jenkins, Docker, Git, Continuous Integration, Ansible, Puppet, Chef Python, Bash, Perl

As the Lead DevOps Engineer, your role will vary based on project and internal needs but to give you an idea, you could find yourself involved with:

* Continuous improvement of practices
* Taking ownership of all infrastructure issues and cloud management
* Developing and improving CI/CD pipelines
* Automating business processes
* Optimising application environments
* Improving the overall efficiency of our services and offerings
* Promoting DevOps ways of working across the company

The skills essential to this role will fall in line with:

* A strong Infrastructure organisation and management experience
* Expert Linux System Administration skills
* High level of skill with cloud platforms (especially AWS)
* Commercial configuration and release management knowledge (DevOps tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible or similar)
* An understanding of and experience with Continuous Integration using Jenkins
* Excellent knowledge of scripting languages (i.e. Python, Bash, Perl, etc.)
* Experience with source control systems (SVN, Git)

This is an opportunity to join a close knit company growing rapidly in a massive market. With the right person in post my client will be able to build a steadfast team around them and give you the chance to grow along with the business.

If you can confidently display these skills in a commercial setting and you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity do not hesitate to get in contact with Lami Ogunbanwo on 01174280600 or send your CV to lami @ isluk.co.uk

DevOps | Linux | AWS | Jenkins | Docker | Git | Continuous Integration | Ansible | Puppet | Chef | Python | Bash | Perl

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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