DevOps Engineer - Linux

Gold Group Limited
City Of London
£50k - £80k pa
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Job Title: DevOps Engineer - Linux
Location: London
Pay: £60,000 - £80,000
Job Type: Permanent
Company: Gold Group Ltd

Fantastic opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to join a growing Platform Engineering team within an established delivery focused business. The role is a DevOps Engineer role with Systems and Network Administration with extensive LAMP stack experience responsible for Build and Continuous Integration activities. Experience of build automation using Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt etc. Based in Bristol but covering the M4 corridor and paying between £60,000 - £80,000.

In summary, as DevOps Engineer you will need strong SysAdmin, Ops, DevOps and Cloud experience.

For the DevOps Engineer role you will need:

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. Ansible, Terraform, 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 (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity).
Use of source code version control (e.g. git, subversion).
Excellent Linux/Unix system administration skills with a bias towards RedHat Enterprise Linux versions 6 and 7 OR excellent Windows system administration.
Understanding of software and infrastructure architecture including performance tuning applications, infrastructure and databases.
Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle or EnterpriseDB).
Good understanding of infrastructure and application security including Cross Site Scripting attacks and SQL injection attacks and the use of a WAF. Understanding of OWASP objectives and requirements.
In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms and cloud orchestration technologies such as AWS, VSphere, vDirector, Xenserver, Xen, Cloudstack and Openstack. Experience with building systems in an autoscaling environment including Self-Healing systems.

Desirable DevOps Engineer skills:

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.
Experience with planning for Disaster Recovery.
Exposure to ITIL.

Job Title: DevOps Engineer - Linux
Location: London
Pay: £60,000 - £80,000
Job Type: Permanent
Company: Gold Group Ltd

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business.

Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.