DevOps Engineer

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    Hammersmith and Fulham, London

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    Anthony Duodu

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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    6 months

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DevOps Engineer
Duration: 6 months

About the client
Do you want to join the UK's #1 Odds Comparison site and is made up of a team of 100 motivated and hardworking individuals based in Hammersmith, Italy and Sydney. It's a great time to join an ambitious team and get involved with a business that is focused, fast paced and a really great place to work. You'll be encouraged to share your ideas, try new things and take ownership of your own development. They have a training fund for you to spend each year, as well as the opportunity to earn up to 25% in performance related bonus.

The Role
As a Site DevOps Reliability Engineer (SRE) you will ensure our customers get the best quality of service and up time we can give them. Identify where we can expect and how we can tolerate IT failures from our systems as well as those we depend upon. Work closely with our developers and architects to build and run services and systems that respond consistently to failures by gracefully degrading our services.

Be responsible for ensuring the systems and applications we launch remain available, reliable and efficient at accomplishing their duties even as their duties scale and evolve. To be involved in every part of our site, from conception of products and their development to deployment, troubleshooting and analysis.

Design, build and automate tools and processes to ensure and improve scalability, availability and performance across areas of technology. Build, integrate and run tools to inject, predict and identify infrastructure and service failures on an ongoing basis to help optimise our sites.
As a team member you will contribute, oversee and implement technical projects and have a say in what Technology Oddschecker uses.

You should also have….

  • Working with Cloud based providers (Google Cloud Platform or AWS)
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Docker
  • Infrastructure as a code - Terraform, Google Deployment Manager, AWS CloudFormation
  • UNIX/Linux systems administration background (Centos/Ubuntu)
  • Experience troubleshooting in Unix/Linux
  • Solid experience with HTTP web technologies (Tomcat/Apache/Nginx/HAProxy) and highly available, scalable web architecture
  • Solid understanding of database administration (MySQL, Elasticsearch)
  • Experience in at least one configuration management solution (Ansible / Puppet / Chef).
  • Programming skills (Python, Bash, Java, Go)

Plus, some desired experience with….

  • Experience with Kubernetes/Docker or other container technologies

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