Openshift Red Hat/ Gluster FS/ DevOps Engineer

International Business Solutions Consult
Swindon, UK
04 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role : Openshift/Gluster FS design build specialist

Location : Swindon, UK

Duration : 6 months

Start date : ASAP (immediate)

  1. Implement automated, containerized on private data centre servers application platform solution, with a focus on application concerns including distributed application architectures, migrating workloads to containers, containerized development workflows, and integrating container platforms with automated CI/CD pipelines
  2. Build, test and administer several highly available RedHat OpenShift Container Platform clusters.
  3. Build, test and administer several highly available RedHat Container storage (OCS- Gluster).
  4. Writing and modification of Ansible.
  5. Serve as a subject matter expert with the ability to explain and translate relevant details of the OpenShift platform and its constituent components to those less familiar
  6. Work with the client to develop solutions, feature enhancements, and define technical infrastructure environment specific to the client's organisation
  7. Troubleshoot the platform and issues related to integrations with other internal systems
  8. Monitor hardware, VM and container metrics for the purposes of maintaining cluster health and identifying thresholds for scaling
  9. Define and document standards and guidelines
  10. Develop and automate repeatable tasks
  11. Consult with architects and designers to determine requirements and recommend solutions
  12. Assist with configuration and maintenance of interfaces for related tool integrations
  13. Performance tuning of infrastructure components.
  14. Identify, clarify, and resolve project activity issues and risks, escalating as needed
  1. 6-10 years of experience in DevOps technologies.
  2. Office hours can be flexible once trust and confidence has been built with line management
  3. Flexibility will be required for deployments which can be out of hours to minimise Production disruption
  4. The Open Banking service is already in Production; duties will include Production upgrades for new functionality and latest application installations
  5. Office dress is smart casual
Person Spec, Skill sets
  • In depth knowledge and experience of installing, configuring and operating OpenShift and Gluster on-Linux environments.
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux Containers (Docker), Kubernetes, and deployment of containerized applications/microservices architectures
  • Good knowledge of Ansible
  • Experience of working with different languages and scripting tool
  • Provide support for tracing and help with Triage for application running on OpenShift
  • Should be able to create Support handover documentation.
  • Experience with NGINX, Apache.
  • Must have worked on Creating GlusterFS cluster (Replicate, Distributed-Replicate, Arbiter, etc).
  • Creating/Adding/Tuning Gluster Storage Volume
  • Monitoring and publishing report of Gluster
  • Configuring GlusterFS to enable features like NFS, CTDB, Geo-Replication etc.
  • Experience in upgrade/downgrade the Gluster Cluster
  • Experience in expand/shrink the Gluster cluster
  • Experience in designing of Gluster storage components
  • Debugging and troubleshooting memory leaks in Gluster
  • Designing Gluster and its flow.
  • Must have experience in RHEL
  • Experience in yaml files
  • Good knowledge of Git, Redhat Enterprise Linux and Certificate management
  • Working knowledge of VMware
  • Should be able to create Support handover documentation

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