Senior DevOps Engineer

Farringdon James
01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior DevOps Engineer

There are 2 positions available. DevOps Engineer and SENIOR DevOps Engineer. The last paragraph of this profile does not apply to the DevOps Engineer position.

The location of these positions will be flexible based in both sites in Plymouth, Devon and Bodmin, Cornwall

We are building a DevOps team for a greenfield nationwide project. The team will help build the infrastructure and maintain the operations for a high performant and secure cloud solution.
We are looking for Cloud passionate individuals that can tick most of the following boxes. Do you/are you:
• Love Linux operating systems
• Have deep understanding of DevOps and Agile methodologies and concepts.
• Have good knowledge of virtualisation tools (e.g. VMware, KVM).
• Have hands on experience working with containerisation and resource scheduling (e.g. Docker and Kubernetes).
• Confident writing test-driven infrastructure as Code, ideally, grown in Terraform.
• Have very good knowledge of configuration management tools and techniques (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef).
• Know all there is about continuous integration implementation tools (e.g. Jenkins, Go CD).
• Master monitoring tools (e.g. Nagios, Kibana)
• Very knowledgeable with source control management tools such as Git
• Have comprehensive networking knowledge in local and cloud environments.
• Accomplished coder.
• Have proven professional experience on OpenStack architecture and administration in production environments.
• Have knowledge of open-source middleware applications (e.g. Redis, MySQL, PosgreSQL, SOLR)
• Have production working experience with frontend web services including Apache and NGINX.
• Have firm grasp on security and its importance within a Cloud environment.
• Work well within a team or as individual.

Senior Position only:
In addition to the above technical knowledge the team lead would require;
• Previous experience with management of teams.
• Mentor and coach more junior members of the team.
• Have experience on reporting to key stakeholders and in following established business processes.
• Have a proven record in the delivery of complex infrastructures projects within time and budget frames.
• Experienced in inter-departmental collaborative work; including software development, hardware & networking.
• Collaborate with the architecting of the infrastructure.
• Assist in defining governance and designing processes

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