DevOps Architect

Recruiter
Modis International London
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DevOps Architect - London 85,000 Modis are partnered with a leading European IT services Organisation, who are seeking to hire a DevOps Architect to support design and implement their system architecture and processes using automated tools and DevOps best practices. You will be a DevOps professional, with a strong background in working with Agile Software Development to provide guidance for the entire spectrum of tools, styles and dependencies that lead to the successful delivery of reliable software through continuous delivery/deployment leveraging modern and appropriate release strategies such as; A/B, Canary, Dark Launches. This is a leading role for a technical expert with history of hands-on and practical deployment and configuration experience participating in transformation initiatives. You will have a track record of designing appropriate and effective solutions leading to measurable value and helping to enact cultural change across an organisation Core Competencies Hands-on DevOps experience in enterprise organisations working with Agile Software development. Good understanding of various Software Delivery Life Cycle principles. You can pre-empt and evolve dependencies along a delivery pipeline (from 'requirements' through to 'defects'). Proven track record of detailed design and accurate solutions estimations (including areas such asscalability, performance, availability, reliability and security) in the following technology areas: Development styles (e.g. BDD/TDD) Compatible versioning and branching strategies. Automated testing practices and principles. Automation and Configuration management. Cloud consumption and economics. Excellent soft-skills particularly in client and stakeholder expectation management. Able to articulate client requests to technical colleagues. Highly articulate and literate, with excellent levels of written and spoken English. Ability to maintain initiative and focus during negotiations. High levels of ownership, a 'make it work first time' work ethic, and ability to work with nearshore teams to evangelise CI/CD Technical Capabilities Proficient and competent skills with code/scripting, e.g. BASH, Python, PowerShell, Node.js etc. Good understanding of Micro-Services, SOA principles and surrounding technologies (such as containers; especially Docker). Good working knowledge of Continuous Integration/ Delivery concepts and tools such as Jenkins / TeamCity / Bamboo or equivalent. Good working knowledge with configuration management and automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt. Good understanding of various IaaS platforms including Virtualisation (VMware, Hyper-V, Openstack etc) as well as Public Cloud technology stacks (AWS, Azure, GCE etc). Good working knowledge of software build tools (Maven, MSBuild), artefact repository managers (Nexus, Artifactory) as well as packaging tools (RPMs, MSI). Good working knowledge of software versioning tools including GIT, Subversion Familiarity and appreciation of JIRA and Confluence and other productivity tools (Slack, Trello etc) or equivalent. Multi Operating System knowledge: Windows, Linux OS services. Good networking, TCP/IP knowledge and security awareness. Understanding of application deployment and release management best practices including A/B, Canary, Dark Launches. - provided by Dice AGILE, AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, AUTOMATED TESTING, AWS, AZURE, BDD, CLOUD, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, DOCKER, IAAS, JIRA, LINUX, MAVEN, MSI, NODE.JS, POWERSHELL, PUPPET, PYTHON, SOA, SUBVERSION, TDD, WINDOWS

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