Senior Linux DevOps Engineer

Opus Resourcing Ltd
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior DevOps Engineer

Senior DevOps Engineer with strong Linux systems skills combined with skills in Configuration Management ideally Puppet or (Ansible, Chef, Saltstack), and CI Pipelines such as Jenkins, coding skills in one of Python, Go, or Ruby and ideally skills in some of AWS cloud experience, Docker / orchestration, Cassandra / NoSQL, CDN / Content Delivery Networks is required by tech giant in West London working on video content platforms at scale within large DevOps function.

Requirements/ Skills:

  • Deep understanding of Linux operating systems particularly CentOS / RedHat and Ubuntu
  • Experience developing, installing and configuring with Puppet or Ansible Chef, or SaltStack at scale
  • Coding skills in one of ideally Python, Go, Ruby, Perl for infrastructure automation / tools development
  • Commercial experience of working on and running large scale web application infrastructures.
  • Excellent problem solving / analytical skills
  • Experience of coaching and mentor DevOps engineers

Desirable skills

  • AWS Cloud experience
  • Docker / Container / Automation tools
  • Terraform Infrastructure Automation
  • Solid experience running Cassandra / NoSQL or Kafka in production environments.
  • Exposure to CDN or Video Delivery Platforms
  • Experience working with, installing and configuring Apache, Tomcat and other common Open Source application and web servers.
  • Experience of building monitoring solutions with Nagios or similar

The Senior Linux DevOps Engineer will have diverse responsibilities including infrastructure automation tools development plus building containers and orchestration frameworks, Configuration Management, CI, systems support working on massive scale systems and within a large scale Devops and Agile environment.

Multiple roles exist from Senior DevOps Engineer to DevOps Tech Lead and the company will offer excellent prospects as well as a chance to work in a cutting edge DevOps environment.

Ideally background will be having worked on large scale systems such as ecommerce at scale such as travel, online betting , media, broadcast, Content Delivery etc

Opus Resourcing is an employment agency in respect to permanent positions.