DevOps Engineer - Newcastle upon Tyne - £40-60k

Recruiter
Searchbi Limited
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Ref
1192199074
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DevOps Engineer - Newcastle upon Tyne - £40-60k

SearchBI is currently recruiting a DevOps Engineer to support a growing public services organisation based in Leeds. With a high-profile and large-scale Azure migration in the pipeline and a number of customer facing software applications in development you'll be kept busy with project work and have plenty of opportunity to put your skills into practice.

The ideal candidate would be confident within Microsoft Azure covering its IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings and have experience of maintaining infrastructure as code.

In return you'll be rewarded with an excellent benefits package, the opportunity to progress your career quickly and an incredibly flexible working environment.

Responsibilities
  • Design, build test and maintain the cloud application infrastructure, working collaboratively with Software Engineering to deploy and operate company systems.
  • Build services that are secure, stable and scalable.
  • Build and maintain tools for continual integration, continual deployment, monitoring and operations.
  • Design, document, implement and monitor scheduled maintenance plans.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues.

Skills / Experience

Essential:
  • Educated to degree-level, professional qualification or equivalent experience.
  • In depth knowledge and experience of architecting, securing, scaling and administering cloud based solutions on platforms such as Microsoft Azure, utilising IaaS or PaaS based services.
  • Experience debugging a complex, multi-server service in a high availability production environment.
  • Experience of building and optimising deployment pipelines and deployment strategies on popular CI/CD tools.
  • Experience with setting up detailed monitoring, logging and alerting by design with time series based tools.
  • Experience using scripting languages or a high level programming language such as C#.Net.
  • Strong communication skills; with the ability to convey complex technical concepts clearly and concisely.
  • Experience of Containerisation with tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.

Desirable:
  • Experience in maintaining infrastructure as code with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible, as well as deploy infrastructure with tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary agile teams.
  • Networking knowledge & experience including switching, routing, VPN's, Load balancing (Software/hardware)
  • Security knowledge & experience including Firewalls (Software/hardware), IPS/IDS, Antivirus, SIEM, IDaM, DDOS.
  • Experience of Agile tools and processes e.g. Kanban, SCRUM, Trello, JIRA, SLACK etc.
  • Database design, integration and migration of data, performance, tuning, capacity and security.

For more information on this position and other roles please visit our website www.searchbi.co.uk

Key Words: DevOps Engineer / Azure Infrastructure Engineer / Azure Platform Administrator / IT

DevOps Engineer - Newcastle upon Tyne - £40-60k

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