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International DevOps Engineer

  • Salary: €70,000 - €85,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 29/08/2017
  • Job reference: J368401A
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International DevOps Engineer

  • Permanent Position
  • Dublin North Location
  • Negotiable Salary

Step-up your game with my clients Cloud Optimization and Governance team. Based in their Head Office in Dublin North, the Senior DevOps Engineer is responsible for development, maintenance, and production support of cloud technology environments. This position is also responsible for assessing application readiness for the cloud and providing solutions for new cloud toolsets to achieve readiness. Be a part of a team that is defining and innovating our cloud presence for all our international locations. Associate will interact with his or her supervisor a few times a week to receive guidance and feedback. Associate must be able to work independently without direct supervision from a groomed backlog or requirements document.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Work to mature the Continuous Integration and Delivery processes for Infrastructure Artifacts.
  • Write unit, functional, and integration tests for artifacts to ensure highest quality of deliverables in an automated workflow.
  • Build and maintain Cloud Formation templates, Chef recipes and cookbooks, and bootstrapping scripts to automate and deploy AWS resources and configuration changes with a focus on reusability
  • Create technical documentation and diagrams for developed solutions
  • Provide training, mentoring, and best practices to IT teams with regard to cloud technologies
  • Working directly with our IT teams to identify and resolve primary causes of service impacting issues and to build auto mitigation to common failure scenarios
  • Evaluate new tools and techniques to facilitate effective infrastructure related practices and setting the standard for highest quality of work. Assist efforts in Automating Cloud Administration and IT Operations tasks through creation and maintenance of scripts and tools
  • Develop a broad understanding of how various systems and AWS Services interact, and leverage that understanding in the design of new services and improvement of existing services
  • Provide recommendations to management, based on current and emerging technologies, on methods to reduce costs, improve performance and availability, and reduce administration time for information systems
  • Participate in the implementation of cloud-based solutions, based on developed reference architectures

BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

  • Amazon Cloud experience preferred, configuration management and Infrastructure as code, and DevOps tools such as Chef, PowerShell and DSC experience preferred
  • 2+ years' experience in a retail high-volume E-Commerce environment preferred
  • Experience working in Agile and Scrum environments preferred
  • MCSE, ITIL, AWS Architect, AWS DevOps certifications highly preferred, although specific commensurate experience may be considered in substitution

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Proficient knowledge and experience with scripting and automation using PowerShell
  • Proficient knowledge of Cloud Formation templates and JSON/YAML
  • Working knowledge of Chef and Ruby scripting
  • Chef Automate, Workflow, & Compliance experience highly preferred
  • Working ability to use various source control systems like Git, SVN, TFS
  • 2 years' experience in scripting, configuration management, IT automation, and cloud technologies
  • Proficient knowledge of effective problem solving and identifying innovative solutions, including new products
  • Working knowledge of standard project management practices
  • Working knowledge of Jira/TFS or other task/bug/issue tracking systems

A full job spec is available on request. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland i.e. (a current Stamp 4 Visa or an EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland) to be considered for this role. Contact Shane for a confidential chat on 01 6455250 or apply below

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