DevOps Engineer

The ReThink Group Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

DevOps Engineer | LONDON | PERM |circa £60,000 p/a

Linux, Python, Perl, Ruby, Freeswitch, VoIP, Wireshark, Asterix, SQL, AWS EC2, S3, LB, Azure, Salt, Chef, Maven, Git, Jenkins, Docker, Terraform, Tomcat, Nagios, Munin, Sensu, IndluxDB, Cacti

A new requirement has arisen for a DevOps Engineer to join a global Telecommunications business. Joining the Mobile Network division and based in London, the DevOps Engineer will be responsible for managing, improving, and automating the back-end.

The business is an established and dynamic brand. They are a leading player in the market, with numerous industry awards to their name. However, rather than a "Corporate" business culture, theirs is one more in line with an entrepreneurial start-up; fast-paced, fast-growing, and as a DevOps Engineer joining this team you can expect plenty of scope for progression throughout your career.

This role would best suit a passionate Technologist and Open Source wiz, with the ability to pick up tooling on the fly. As a minimum we are looking for candidates with some DevOps experience, excellent coding skills in open-source languages, and professional experience of working in a similar role within the Telecoms industry.

The ideal candidate(s) will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Strong hands-on experience with configuring and monitoring open source components like MySQL, JVMs, Apache, Tomcat, Salt, Chef and Puppet
  • Prior experience working with AWS EC2, S3 and ELB
  • Advanced skill levels with scripting, programming languages incl SQL
  • Hands-on experience in integration with monitoring tools (Nagios, Munin, Cacti, etc)
  • Experience with revision control systems such as Git and SVN
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins & Sonar
  • Previous exposure to Mobile core network and/or VoIP technology would be a real plus

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Perform DevOps/Systems Administration and Automation tasks
  • Build, automate and configure Linux based systems
  • Code in several different programming languages (Python, Perl and Ruby)
  • Building out and scaling production applications infrastructure
  • Manage and administer Online Charging System (Huawei) and cloud infrastructure in AWS
  • Working with Automation tools (Salt, Chef, Maven, Git, Jenkins, Docker, Terraform)
  • Design and implement HA solutions
  • Configure & fine-tune servers, virtual machines, OSs, JVMs, Erlang VMs, Apache, Tomcat, etc
  • Create additional monitoring and alerting for the network performance using monitoring and graphing tools (Nagios, Munin, Sensu, InfluxDB, Grafana, Graphite and Cacti)


  • Circa £60,000 p/a
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Genuine scope for progression

DevOps Engineer | LONDON | PERM |circa £60,000 p/a