Head of DevOps

ISL Recruitment
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of DevOps
DevOps, Ubuntu,Centos, MySQL, AWS, PHP, Python

A client of mine that specialises in the online market has requested my assistance with a Head of DevOps position that they are recruiting for.

My client is looking for a passionate and dedicated hands-on dev-ops candidate, who will work alongside the development team to help them build and run the tech infrastructure - covering everything from big tasks like scaling up the architecture and writing backend tools and automation scripts, through to managing day to day ops tasks like backups and monitoring.

*Supervision of the tech infrastructure, including web servers, application servers, database servers and load balancers
*Responsible for service uptime, infosec and continuity, including monitoring and backups
*Taking part in the operational on-call rota, and dealing with operational issues out of hours
*Creating backend tools and scripts for management, reporting, monitoring and automation of ops tasks
* Being instrumental in plans for the future, working with developers on new projects, rollouts and scalability

Key Skills
Expert Linux (Ubuntu/Centos) administrator, with experience running high-traffic websites
Highly confident managing MySQL and Redis instances, including MySQL replication
Good in-depth knowledge of cloud hosting, with commercial AWS experience highly preferred
Practical working ability in development and scripting, with PHP/Python preferred
Driven, motivated with a strong work ethic
An eagerness to learn and grow along with a rapidly growing tech infrastructure

My client is at a very exciting point in its development. Every week breaks another record, and they expect to continue rapidly growing.

They are a small and highly social team. Whether it's sharing a game of table tennis or pool at lunch, going out for a dinner together, or entering the British Beer Pong Championships - The team spends most of their time together, and is looking for someone who wants to be part of the family.

You'll work alongside some of the brightest minds in the business, in a fantastic work environment complete with a private doctor and in-house chef.

You'll be joining a group of friends working to create something genuinely exciting together. If you're up to the challenge, don't hesitate to put your name across.

The salary is between £65,000 to £70,000 + benefits.

Please call Lami Ogunbanwo on or email your CV to lami @ isluk.co.uk

Head of DevOps
DevOps, Ubuntu,Centos, MySQL, AWS, PHP, Python