Senior DevOps Engineer, AWS, Terraform, Puppet, Agile, Docker, ELK - JY/4865

Recruiter
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior DevOps Engineer, AWS, Terraform, Puppet, Agile, Docker, ELK

Description for Senior DevOps Engineer

A Senior DevOps Engineer is required for a leading technology company in their modern Oxford offices. The DevOps Engineer will play a key role within our DevOps team and will be involved in working as part of a collaborative agile team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast-paced operations environment and to develop your career in Cloud technologies, particularly Amazon Web Services.

The DevOps Engineer’s primary objective will be to provide support to Amazon Web Services hosted environment, ensure continuous 24/365 availability, working with 3rd Party resources to ensure best value for money, and effective resource management across the team.

The DevOps Engineer will have the following Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Configuring, deploying and supporting Cloud based solutions
  • Developing and improving monitoring and infrastructure automation
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of the systems that build, configure, deploy, and test our applications
  • Technical design, development, release and deployment of AWS infrastructure and VTW applications, using CICD
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of the systems that build, configure, deploy, and test our applications
  • Work with the Support team to troubleshoot, diagnose and rectify system service issues
  • Providing 2nd/3rd level support for Cloud and DC hosted solutions

The DevOps Engineer will have the following Key Skills and Experience:

If you have the following essential skills we would like to hear from you:

  • Solid experience of working in complex Technology environments
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of deploying, configuring and supporting Linux & Windows systems
  • Demonstrable knowledge and expertise of 24 x 7 operational support of Public Cloud platforms e.g. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
  • Experience of deploying AWS Cloud infrastructure using (HashiCorp) Packer, Terraform, Jenkins
  • Version Control Systems - GIT, GitHub
  • Configuration Management of Linux and Windows systems using Puppet & Docker
  • Tomcat & Apache
  • Proven knowledge and skills in Open Source technologies
  • Understanding and experience of configuring and troubleshooting interfaces to the following databases: Oracle, SQL, MySQL and/or Mongo DB, DynamoDb
  • ELK - ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana
  • Understanding and experience of configuring and troubleshooting interfaces to the following network technologies: Load Balancers, Firewalls, Routing, DMZs
  • Understanding and experience of working with, configuring and troubleshooting of the following Enterprise IT infrastructure and concepts: PCI compliance, Enterprise Security, IT Service Management (ITIL, Service Desks, 24/7 Support, service monitoring, reporting and alerting), Virtual Computing (VMWare), Docker
  • Agile development methodology -SCRUM or Kanban

The DevOps Engineer will have the following Desirable skills:

  • AWS certifications
  • Experience of cloud migration activities either Public or Private
  • Hands on experience of implementing infrastructure and service based monitoring solutions
  • A good understanding of the security controls required to host applications and services in the cloud
  • A good understanding of release management techniques within a cloud hosted environment
  • Consider performance, scalability, and reliability in all decision making
  • Monitor and manage system performance, including auto scaling based on various parameters e.g. Queue Depth, CPU etc
  • Technical design, development, release and deployment of AWS infrastructure and organisation applications, using CICD
  • Source code version control systems, e.g. GitHub
  • Project Management (PRINCE2 and Agile)

This role is commutable from: Oxford, Swindon, Reading, Milton Keynes, Bicester, Banbury, Witney, Gloucester, Aylesbury, Wallingford, Didcot, Abingdon, Kidlington, Woodstock, Thame, Faringdon and anywhere across this general area. We also have space to help with relocation.

This role could be suitable for Systems Engineers, 3rd Line Infrastructure Analysts, Support Analyst, Developer, Software Engineer, AWS Specialist, Configuration or Deployment Engineers,

Senior DevOps Engineer, AWS, Terraform, Puppet, Agile, Docker, ELK

Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

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