DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £33 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rick Deller

  • Contact email:

    rick@eligo.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    DevOpRD159_1555578369

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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DevOps Engineer

An influential SME's in Birmingham , who are looking to expand not ony their DevOps team but their whole DevOps ethos and you will be involved with that. They are looking for a change of Mindset and you will be heavily involved. You will bring your own DevOps experience to this young but talented team

Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and support the businesses production, test and development Linux environments.
  • Collaborate with the development and software support teams to understand infrastructure requirements.
  • Perform the technical elements of businesses' end user software releases, working closely with a dedicated Release Manager.
  • Work closely with the support teams to provide knowledge and training.
  • Monitoring the Server and Application environment.
  • Understand deployment scripts, debug where required, and perform log analysis.
  • Fix issues during deployment or coordinate fixes, where necessary.
  • Mentor junior team members where required and assist in their development.
  • Help to identify, create and/or implement processes or products to assist in support and manage releases

REQUIREMENTS

  • Solid experience working as an administrator within a Linux environment, (mainly CentOS/Redhat).
  • Configuration and system management with tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Spacewalk or Chef.
  • Infrastructure management using HashiCorp Terraform
  • Container orchestration with Google Kubernetes, AWS ECS or equivalents
  • Distributed key-value store with HashiCorp Consul or etcd
  • Database experience preferably PostgreSQL. MySQL is also desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services or equivalent cloud provider
  • Scripting and experience ideally with Python.
  • Open source web servers/load balancers, e.g. Apache, Nginx, HAProxy
  • Source control tools such as Git or SVN
  • Good technical understanding of web services.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking concepts and major protocols.
  • Experience with redundancy/high availability solutions.
  • It would be a bonus to have experience of administration or deployment to Microsoft environments
  • Good understanding of the full software delivery life-cycle using Scrum and test-driven development
  • Experience in working within small and medium, fast-paced organisations