Site Reliability Engineer, Linux, HTTP, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Public Sector

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
10 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Site Reliability Engineer, Linux, HTTP, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Public Sector

My public sector client has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer in Newcastle. The role has a very generous day rate of £700 per day inside IR35 and a duration of 6 months. If this role excites you than apply now!

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Operational management of Linux servers
  • Delivering a complex web application stack
  • Building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to do so
  • Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems
  • Supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment.

Key Skills & Experience
  • Experience in configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website.
  • Experience in debugging a complex multi-server service.
  • Scripting or basic programming skills.
  • Familiarity with network protocols - TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
  • A strong technical foundation in build, release and environments.
  • Passion for and ability to design and support robust build, deployment and configuration management systems for multi-tier Java J2EE _ .Net applications.

Experience using:
  • Installation and management of open source monitoring tools
  • Configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef
  • Deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment (EC2, Google App Engine etc.)
  • Application deployment strategies and continuous integration
  • Networking concepts, technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, IPSec, HTTP, FTP, DHCP, and DNS)
  • Virtualization systems (VMWare, Xen, etc)
  • Operations team experience; administering application servers, servlet containers, and web servers (WebSphere, Apache Tomcat, Jetty, Nginx, Mongrel, Microsoft IIS, Apache HTTP server, etc
  • Integration tools (Jenkins, Travis CL, Go);

SC Clearance (ideally looking for somebody with SC clearance initially but are willing to bring people in with BPSS and have them undergo SC clearance)

Site Reliability Engineer, Linux, HTTP, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Public Sector

Referral Scheme: If this role isn't for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

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