DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00112576_1573561646
Contact Name: John Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2019 12:27

Job Description

Contract opportunity: DevOps Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer - Newcastle - Initial 3 months - £600-£675 per day (Inside IR35)

Responsible for:
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; and supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment.

Technology stack:
- Azure
- Puppet
- Ansible
- Terraform
- Kubernetes
- Docker
- GitLab
- CI / CD

You will have:
- An understanding of common web application architectures.
- 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, Ansible, Chef; deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment (EC2, Google App Engine etc.); application deployment strategies and continuous integration (CI); 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); Infrastructure as code experience using Terraform; Containerisation experience using Kubernetes, Docker; DevOps lifecycle experience with GitLab

Please respond with your CV if you're interested and I will be in touch ASAP.

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