Lead WebOps Engineer

Premier IT
London (Greater)
15 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead WebOps Engineer – London – 70k

My client who are an industry leading multi-platform media company have an exciting opportunity to join the WebOps team in the role of Lead WebOps Engineer. The successful WebOps Engineer will be responsible for leading the development of DevOps technologies and configuring, administering and troubleshooting websites, applications and infrastructure configuration tools for multiple large-scale websites.

Reporting to the Web Operations Manager, the successful WebOps Engineer will be passionate about Web and Internet technologies, Agile and DevOps practices and be a keen problem solver.

Key Experience:

* In-depth knowledge of LAMP stack administration and common Linux-based web infrastructure and applications – Varnish, Nginx, Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo. Includes scripting, performance tuning and hardening.
* Demonstrable experience with cloud technologies. Specifically, Amazon (EC2, Lamda, RDS, Route53, ELBs etc) and Rack Space cloud.
* In-depth experience of Internet engineering, technologies, processes and protocols, layers 2/3/4/5 incl. TCP/IP, NAT, firewalls, load balancers and WAFs. CCNA or CCNP certification a plus.
* Comprehensive experience of non-web Internet protocols and technologies, including DNS, SSL/TSL, FTP, SMTP etc.
* In-depth understanding and knowledge of implementing, building and maintaining automated & scripted configuration, build/release processes and version control applications, specifically Terraform, Jenkins, Puppet, Octopus Deploy, Docker, Teamcity, Kubernetes, Github.
* Scripting in Powershell and ability to program in PHP, Python, Go or .Net preferable.
* Experience designing and administering website and content management publishing systems (Wordpress) at scale – CDN-caching/web/application/database.

If you are an experienced DevOps or WebOps engineer with the above skill set and wants to lead a team then please get in contact today.

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