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DevOps Engineer

  • Salary: £35114 - £45232 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Salford Quays, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Web Development
  • Date posted: 16/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384452A

DevOps Engineer

Salford, Greater Manchester - £35,114 - £40,380 + Benefits

We have an exciting opportunity with one of our high profile government clients based in Salford, Greater Manchester. They have one of largest IT estates in the UK that is engaged with by several million customers each year.

As a result of ongoing growth within their DDaT IT department (Digital, Data and Technology) they are seeking a DevOps Engineer to join the team. Specifically this position will look to build the capability of its Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC). This is a team of high-calibre colleagues working in a collaborative environment at the forefront of technology serving and protecting the public.

As one of the operations team you will bring to the team the ability to deliver in the following areas:

  • Design, install, configure and maintain ELK components including LogStash, ElasticSearch, Kibana and X-Pack.
  • Work closely with colleagues to define features and specifications.
  • Responsible for the creation, configurations and maintenance of AWS components, such as EC2 instances, S3 buckets, IAM roles/users, etc.
  • Build documents set describing the AWS and ELK environments.
  • Support the ELK environment by finding resolution and recover from system failures.
  • Train, mentor and support junior staff.

Experience required:

  • Hands-On experience of building, configuring and maintaining of an ELK stack (version 5.0 or higher).
  • Experience as a software engineer supporting software architecture and full development life cycle.
  • Solid experience with a creation and configuration of AWS objects.
  • Administrator experience with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to write or review software and systems documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to apply please send through an updated copy of your CV and contact number through to Jack Devlin at Experis by following the link provided.

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