DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LH25_1523636735
Contact Name: Ben Small
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2018 17:25

Job Description

Senior DevOps Engineer/DevOps Architect/Devops Technical Lead - Permanent - London - £75k+ base +bonus + pension + healthcare...

Skills and Experience requirements:

Hands-on DevOps experience in enterprise organisations working with Agile Software development, centres of excellence, infrastructure and cross-functional operations teams.
Good understanding of various Software Delivery Life Cycle principles and be able to pre-empt and evolve dependencies along a delivery pipeline (from requirements' through to defects').
Proven track record of detailed design and accurate solutions estimations (including areas such as scalability, performance, availability, reliability and security) in the following technology areas:
Development styles (eg BDD/TDD)
Compatible versioning and branching strategies.
Automated testing practices and principles.
Automation and Configuration management.
Cloud consumption and economics.
Excellent soft-skills particularly in client and stakeholder expectation management.
Able to articulate client requests to technical colleagues.
Highly articulate and literate, with excellent levels of written and spoken English.
Ability to maintain initiative and focus during negotiations.
High levels of ownership, a make it work first time' work ethic, and ability to work with nearshore teams to evangelise CI/CD

Technical Capabilities:

Proficient and competent skills with code/Scripting, eg BASH, Python, PowerShell, Node.js etc.
Good understanding of Micro-Services, SOA principles and surrounding technologies (such as containers; especially Docker).
Good working knowledge of Continuous Integration/Delivery concepts and tools such as Jenkins/TeamCity/Bamboo or equivalent.
Good working knowledge with configuration management and automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt.
Good understanding of various IaaS platforms including Virtualisation (VMware, Hyper-V, Openstack etc) as well as Public Cloud technology stacks (AWS, Azure, GCE etc).
Good working knowledge of software build tools (Maven, MSBuild), artefact repository managers (Nexus, Artifactory) as well as packaging tools (RPMs, MSI).
Good working knowledge of software versioning tools including GIT, Subversion
Familiarity and appreciation of JIRA and Confluence and other productivity tools (Slack, Trello etc) or equivalent.
Multi Operating System knowledge: Windows, Linux OS services.
Good networking, TCP/IP knowledge and security awareness.
Understanding of application deployment and release management best practices including A/B, Canary, Dark Launches.

If you are interested in this opportunity please don't hesitate to get in touch - 0203 327 3071.

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