Platform Engineer/DevOps (Linux/Python/Ruby/Bash/Puppet/Chef/AWS)

Unspecified Highly Competitive Package + Great Benefits
06 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
BJSS offers a dynamic working environment for talented technologists looking to develop their careers whilst working for some of the most prestigious clients. The atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and social, devoid of politics and other distractions, and our management team are 100% committed to recognising and rewarding our people. If you consider yourself to be among the best in your field and are looking for a role in an environment where excellence is expected and rewarded, and challenge assured, please get in touch For those who join us, the long-term rewards and prospects for advancement are excellent Everyone at BJSS has a genuine interest in IT delivery, software development, the software development process, service delivery and/or infrastructure. We provide project management, technical architecture, business analysis, design, development, testing and managed services. We’re looking for proactive problem solvers with strong stakeholder management skills who can communicate effectively all levels within an organisation, and will be credible in front of business and technology stakeholders. Here at BJSS; people are: · Customer focussed with the experience (and aptitude) to operate in BJSS and client development teams · Delivery focused and driven to exceed client expectations · Excellent communicators – both outward facing with the business and inward facing with the delivery team · Team players with strong motivational and coaching skills · Comfortable operating in a range of client environments · Honest, influential and personable · Pragmatic, flexible and dependable · Location flexible where required to meet client needs Within your remit: · Project Delivery: the day-to-day responsibility for technical aspects of a project, both internally at BJSS and at client sites · Managing, supporting, maintaining and improving the project’s infrastructure, automation, continuous integration system and application release process · Acting as a bridge between operations and development teams You will have: · Strong commercial experience of managing complex multi-tier enterprise infrastructure environments · In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills including use of a scripting language such as Python or Ruby, proficiency with shell scripting (e.g. BASH) · In-depth knowledge of platform and application automated deployment technologies (e.g. Cobbler, Puppet, Chef, Tivoli Provisioning Manager, Foreman) · Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP, DSDM, RUP etc.) · Exposure to continuous integration and build tools · Use of source code version control · Excellent Linux/Unix system administration skills · Understanding of software and infrastructure architecture · Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle or EnterpriseDB) · In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms and cloud orchestration technologies such as VSphere, vDirector, Xenserver, Xen, Cloudstack and Openstack In addition to the skills listed above, if you have experience of one or more of the following competencies, it would definitely be an advantage · Configuration of firewalls, load balancers and other network equipment · Software development experience · Experience of application servers such as WebSphere, WebLogic or JBOSS · Experience of Microsoft .NET technologies and Windows system administration · Exposure to or knowledge of web security, e.g. OWASP · Exposure to ITIL This job was originally posted as

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