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DevOps Engineer - Linux OS - £70K

  • Location: Surrey
  • Sector: Technology + Project Management
  • Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/02/2019
  • Job reference: DevOps/New/333
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My client is a Telematics service provider based in Surrey have newly formed DevOps team who are responsible for building, continuously improving and ensuring the availability & performance of our platform. The ideal candidate will be an advocate of open source technologies, Infrastructure as Code (IAC), while adhering to best practices in terms of security and governance. You will be tasked with architecting, planing and scaling our environments using a range of automation tools and monitoring systems. The candidate will also work alongside developers evolving automated software delivery pipelines.

Knowledge and Experience Must-Have

Experience of working with Terraform/CloudFormation & configuration management tools - Puppet and/or Ansible/Chef/Salt

Proven experience of building and managing continual automation, deployment & delivery environments

Experience of running infrastructures on cloud platforms, appreciation for their failure modes, and designing HA architectures

Strong knowledge of Linux OS -Ubuntu/Debian preferably

CI/CD tools - Gitlab/Jenkins Containerisation - Kubernetes/Docker Swarm Monitoring/Logging/Metric tools -

Prometheus/InfluxDB/Graphite & Grafana

Strong scripting knowledge - Bash/Python

Excellent team working skills and ability to manage own workload A willingness to learn new things and experiment with new technologies Security focused, best practices and governance

Desirable Skills

Hands on experience with AWS, Azure, Google or Openstack

Core networking experience (CCNA certified) - VPN, VLANs, routers, firewall, load balancers

Knowledge of the full development lifecycle, agile practices such as Scrum/Kanban

Disaster recovery planning, scaling, high availability & backup knowledge

Experience with virtualisation - VMWare Experience with version control - Git

Experience with Let's Encrypt

Experience with Hadoop clusters & Big Data architectures NoSQL (Cassandra/MongoDB/Redis) -Cluster administration, backup

Messaging-oriented Middleware - Kafka & RabbitMQ/ActiveMQ Relational DB - Postgres/MySQL

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