DevOps / WinOps Engineer - Azure - Software House

Recruiter
Prism Digital
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Jul 2019
Closes
30 Jul 2019
Ref
1200126341
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DevOps / WinOps Engineer - Azure - Software House

Our client has developed their own cloud-based eCommerce software product utilised within the entertainment/leisure sector. They are the leaders in their field and are going through a period of global and new market expansion.

Their platform transfers £millions through its platform on a weekly basis and makes half a Billion transactions annually! You will be joining a central London based team of over 120 employees, based across London, Manchester and New York offices and working with over 300 clients within the entertainment sector.

This is a super exciting role where you will be helping our client migrate from privately managed to their new Azure production environments that are hosting large SaaS applications. They are around 6 months through the programme. Our client are slow transferring parts of the co-lo private cloud and moving it into either Azure IaaS or Azure PaaS depending on its use. Once the on-prem/co-lo migration to Azure project is complete (at least another 6months work) our client will then need you to build out a mirrored platform to different global regions to facilitate their global growth.Our client's tech stack for your reference:
  • Azure - Multi-Geography locations and large scale!
  • Windows Server / IIS Web Server / Linux Server
  • Legacy Co-Lo hosting in private cloud (Citrix XenServer) and AWS
  • NetScaler load balancers, VyOS firewalls
  • Azure Web Containers, Also looking at Azure Service Fabric
  • Terraform for IaC but also using some ARM - expierience in either is good!
  • PowerShell DSC & some Puppet configuration management
  • PowerShell / Bash / Python scripting
  • CI/CD = Azure DevOps
  • Internal Zabbix and Grafana, external Pingdom and StatusCake monitoring
  • Any .NET useful as the developers are .NET but this is a nice to have

Project Management
  • JIRA / Trello / Confluence / Google Apps

Primary duties you will be working on in this role:
  • Deploy, run and support the 24/7 SaaS platform, including rota based on-call duties
  • Ensure the migration to Azure and cloud optimisation of services is delivered to plan
  • Automate the tasks related to the provisioning servers, network infrastructure and applying OS patches
  • Resolve critical system issues in collaboration with the development and support teams
  • Ensure SLAs for scalability, reliability, performance, load testing, security, and feature delivery are met through monitoring, alerting and Application Performance Management (APM)
  • Ensure system and database backup/business continuity processes are in place and regularly tested
  • Ensure PCI-DSS compliance
  • Work with the core IT functions on common areas such as Active Directory, network configuration, asset and license management.

This is a super company to be working for both on a technical and cultural level. They are a great long-term client where are previous placements have relished working! Here are some of the benefits:

Benefits:
  • Dress down culture
  • 25 days' holiday
  • 3% Pension contribution
  • Flex time around 11-4 core hours
  • Social activities
  • Free drink and food in the office

Please apply ASAP for success.

DevOps / WinOps Engineer - Azure - Software House

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