Dev Ops Engineer

The Fuel Group Limited
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Dev Ops Engineer - London - £720 - Contract - Outside IR35

You'll be working for a key function within a large recognised government organisation. Throughout your career here you will never stop learning, and if you want to broaden your experience even further, you can use the rapidly improving links across government to do this.

Their staff work in offices around the world, from Whitehall, to Croydon, to Liverpool, to Mumbai and Washington.


  • Improve and expand AWS platform
  • Apply changes using configuration management tools (Puppet, Ansible)
  • Coordinate and direct deployment of engineers on agile Development projects
  • Support and troubleshoot complex micro-service based environment (Haproxy/Nginx load balancing)
  • Improve monitoring and performance measurement tools (Sensu/Grafana/Logstash/ELK)
  • Participate in the on-call rota
  • Work on containerisation of the services (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Perform DBA tasks on a variety of Databases (Postgres, Mongo, Mysql)
  • Implement and improve security stack/tools
  • Configure continues integration pipelines for deployment
  • Containerisation
  • Automating various tasks using puppet, ansible and scripting (Shell + Ruby/Python)

Essential Skills & Experience;

  • Production experience in Linux environment: Linux Dev Ops/Sysadmin expert level (8yrs+), AWS, AWS SDK, AWS CLI, Puppet/Hierra (5yrs+), Development Bash/Shell +one higher-level scripting language (Ruby/Python/Perl or other 5 yrs), ELK stack (3yrs +1 project implementation
  • Production experience in Networking: TCP/IP advanced (5yrs+), Firewalls advanced (5yrs+) SSL/TLS for encryption in transit advanced/expert (5yrs). Load Balancing: Haproxy, Nginx advanced/expert (5yrs+), DNS management advance/expert (5yrs)
  • Production experience of managing Databases: Postgres up to DBA expert level (4yrs+) and any 2 out of Postgres/Mysql/MongoDB/RabbitMQ/ActiveMQ System Admin level (2yrs+)
  • Live Project CI/CD Administration: Jenkins (5 yrs+), GIT (3yrs+), Artifactory or similar system advanced/ expert level (3yrs+), Docker/Vagant advance/expert level (3yrs+), Working in agile teams facilitating CI/CD pipeline (5yrs+)
  • Track record of designing platforms for mission critical services in line with GDS standards
  • Leadership experience: 3+ years leading a team of Dev Ops. A minimum of 2 examples of leading design and delivery of migration projects or platform build projects

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