Infrastructure Engineer

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
Liverpool
Posted
18 Jan 2019
Closes
26 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Founded in 2013, this company is a rapidly expanding team of designers, developers and engineers that help SMEs and larger blue-chip corporations around the UK and abroad to better leverage technology within their business. They work closely with their clients to deliver solutions that help to transform their business, and take pride (and have fun!) coding solutions to interesting problems.

They take a mature approach to agile software development; they automate where possible, they are agile where and when it matters, they work collaboratively with their clients, and they ship often and early.

Technologies and platforms, they utilise include: Rails 5, ES6, React, Spring Boot, CI via tools like CodeClimate and Bitbucket Pipelines, JIRA, Digital Ocean, Google Cloud, AWS, Git and so on

THEY REQUIRE
They are looking for an enthusiastic and gifted individual with a passion for managing large-scale web infrastructures. The successful candidate will help lead their transition to 'Infrastructure as Code'. You should have experience of managing cloud-based services, be familiar with modern web app and microservice architectures, and have experience of tools like Docker and Ansible. You should have experience of diagnosing and triaging issues with servers and services.

IN RETURN
You will benefit from exposure to the latest cutting-edge technologies, and will have the opportunity to see your work used in live production environments for some of the largest companies in the UK.

ROLE SUMMARY
- Help manage their expanding web estate
- Help scale client deployments as their projects grow and implementing fault tolerant architectures
- Work with the rest of the team to improve the development and CI workflow and implement best practices across the lifecycle of their projects
- Produce supporting documentation and automation tools so that the rest of the team can grow successfully
- System performance monitoring, issue troubleshooting, and problem diagnosis
- Provide third-line support for the infrastructure that supports their products, platforms and projects

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Ansible and AWX - They use Ansible to manage their deployments and automate infrastructure configuration
- Managing CI/CD pipelines
- Docker
- Strong knowledge of Linux server administration
- An automation first mindset when it comes to solving problems
- Mentoring the team on DevOps processes and sharing your knowledge

DESIRABLE
- Experience with GitLab
- Previous experience with Google Cloud and Digital Ocean would be an advantage
- Using Kubernetes to scale deployments

KEY BENEFITS
- Friendly, relaxed and creative work environment
- Exposure to a wide range of cutting-edge technologies
- Work with other like-minded, enthusiastic team members
- A well-stocked kitchen full of snacks and drinks, Jura Coffee Machine, team lunch every Wednesday, and regular paid team nights out

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