DevOps Systems/Platofrm Engineer

Nigel Frank International
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Systems/Platform Engineer - £45k-£50k - North West

Competitive salary inc benefits

My client is looking for a skilled DevOps/Systems/Platform engineer who is a pragmatic solutionist, someone who thrives both in and for a challenge. Someone energetic, a technology implementer and most importantly a team player to join their platform team.

About the role

The successful candidate will be required to;

*Provide system engineering support through use of DevOps tool chains
*Develop innovative efficient solutions to real world problems being presented to the team.
*Engage with technical teams and areas of expertise to verify solutions are fit for purpose.
*Work with and support the operations/infrastructure teams to deliver the changes developed by the platform team.
*Identify & review technologies for their applicability for inclusion in our tool chain
*Attend business and customer meetings as required


*Strong Windows based Systems expertise
*Scripting languages: PowerShell, Advantageous: Python, Ansible, JavaScript
*Experience of automated and continuous deployment systems and software
*Experience of high availability systems and technologies.
*Monitoring and reporting on systems state and performance
*Good problem solving and organisational skills
*Experience of configuration, tuning, optimization and trouble-shooting activities
*Good communication skills – Verbal & written
*Good team player, with the ability to work under own initiative and to deadlines

*Training in docker, chef/puppet, AWS/Azure
*Experience with Linux/Unix
*Core Java architecture certification
*Experience with the following technologies would be advantageous:
- WSO2 ESB, Shibboleth, Xen, Liferay, Jira/Confluence, Bamboo, Jenkins, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy, Sonarcube, Firewalls (Barracuda, Cisco) and Ubuntu.