Senior Infrastructure (DevOps) Engineer

£75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Infrastructure (DevOps) Engineer

Position Description
CGI, one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world, are building a new digital team of agile service design specialists, building and delivering user centred services and solutions in partnership with our clients based in the South East of England. Being part of a new start-up business in the London area with the financial backing of a multinational organisation, our team offers the best of both worlds.

We are looking for talented individuals with a keen eye for the latest technological trends and open source technologies, to join our agile team and to help us build one of the greatest digital hubs in the London area.

CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development Flexible hours and remote working possibilities are offered as part of this role as well as other excellent benefits including pension and share purchase matching schemes. Your future duties and responsibilities
As a senior DevOps engineer, you will work closely with developers, other members of the DevOps team, and project stakeholders to produce robust and repeatable infrastructure solutions across a range of platforms, from cloud to bare metal. As part of our team, your work will include interesting standalone infrastructure projects, not only building infrastructure to facilitate products. As a senior engineer, you will get the opportunity to contribute towards process and technology choices that help deliver the best solutions for our clients; you will also have opportunities to lead projects and be expected to help build the DevOps team. Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Skills & Capabilities

Essential Skills

- Linux (RHEL/CentOS, Ubuntu, firewall/networking configuration)
- Containerisation and Container Orchestration Systems (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)
- Configuration Management Tooling (Puppet, Ansible, Chef)
- Virtual Machine Automation Tooling (Vagrant, Packer)
- Programming in Dynamic Languages (Python, Ruby or similar)
- Cloud Providers (AWS, Google Cloud Compute, Azure)
- Continuous Integration and Build Tools (Jenkins, Maven, Gradle)
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
- Awareness of security concerns and best practices for mitigation
- Server monitoring (eg using tools such as ELK or CloudWatch)Desirable skills

- Deployment Tools (Capistrano, Passenger or Fabric)
- Leadership/Delivery
- Deployment and management of large scale systems and estates
- Linux operating system tuning and optimisation
- Experience in software development lifecycle (Agile methodologies)
- Windows Automation
- Familiarity with open source licensing models


- Occasional travel to other parts of the UK may be required.
- Candidate must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs. Skills