Database Infrastructure Engineer (Puppet, AWS, Unix, Splunk, Docker)

Digitech Resourcing Ltd
London (North)
Unspecified Dependent on experience
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
My client is seeking a Database Infrastructure Engineer to work in their team who supports large numbers of databases in a rapidly evolving and dynamic environment. You'll have an opportunity to work on the latest technologies such as OpenStack, Docker containers and Kubernetes to manage virtualised database infrastructure. You will be using existing automation tools and will improve them to manage a large number of servers whilst also working closely with Database Engineers who specialise in various relational, document and search engine database technologies. Key Responsibilities of the Database Infrastructure Engineer (Puppet, AWS, Unix, Splunk, Docker): Automate management of new and existing databases to ensure that processes are repeatable and scalable. Participate in maintenance, upgrades and migrations. Review and plan hardware capacity to ensure database systems are responsive and stable. Take an active role in supporting and in finding the root cause of operational issues and prevent them from reoccurring. Key Skills of the Database Infrastructure Engineer (Puppet, AWS, Unix, Splunk, Docker): Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, Golang, Perl, Ruby, Java. Experience of Unix Shell Scripting. Experience of using Splunk or Kibana for error analysis and monitoring. Knowledge of using OpenStack, Docker or other virtualisation / container technologies. Familiarity with storage management (SAN, NAS, Ceph, etc.) Familiarity with performance tuning and troubleshooting. Experience in one or more automation and configuration management tools: Puppet, Chef or Ansible Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Cloud Foundry, Amazon AWS, etc. Experience of Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB or ElasticSearch is a plus. Familiarity with OpenStack Trove is a plus. My client is unfortunately not offering candidate visa sponsorship at this time , therefore only those with the right to work in London, UK will be considered. Salary: Please enquire for the current budget - Dependent on experience. This job was originally posted as