Software Engineer in DevOps

Polytec Personnel Ltd
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Software Engineer in DevOps to work on a variety of projects for a Cambridge based company.


* Work on projects that make a real difference to clients and their users
* Use tools like Terraform to define infrastructure as code
* Use tools like Kubernetes and Docker Swarm to deploy auto-scaling, self-healing applications
* Design cloud deployments in Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform
* Use virtualisation technologies like VMWare for private cloud solutions
* Design and build continuous delivery pipelines
* * Work in agile scrum teams
* Work closely with other DevOps specialists
* Keep up to date with the latest trends in DevOps and help spread the word
* Use your technical knowledge to help in sales presentations


* Designing strategies for and deploying scalable, distributed solutions on the cloud
* Creating CI/CD pipelines for continuous code deployment and testing
* Working with relational and NoSQL databases
* Implementing robust software security for the internet
* One or more programming/scripting languages
* You will have a good degree in a relevant subject such as computer science, software engineering or similar engineering or scientific subject

Ideally you would have knowledge and experience of more than one of the following:
Infrastructure as Code:
* Virtual Machines
* Docker
* Ansible/Chef/Puppet/Packer/Vagrant/Terraform/CloudFormation
* Cloud Server Infrastructure on Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform
* TCP/IP networking technology fundamentals such as:
- Planning virtual network infrastructure for cloud applications
- IPv4/IPv6, Routing Tables
* CI/CD pipelines to fully automate software delivery using Jenkins/GitLab CI
* Scripting in Bash/Python/Javascript(NodeJS)
* Databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, InfluxDB, Redis and Cassandra
* Strong understanding of Linux
* Git and GitFlow
* Security and Encryption
- PKI and Certificate Management
- Building in automated security testing tools as part of CI/CD
* Cloud Monitoring Solutions
- ELK stack
- TICK stack
- Data Dog
- Nagios

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