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  • Salary: £500 - £600 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 08/01/2018
  • Job reference: J375099A



The work location is in TELFORD and is a 6 month contract. Working for a client on the forefront of major Digital change.

Role is paying between 500 - 600 Per Day

Essential Knowledge, Criteria and Skills

  • Experience in enterprise level monitoring software Zabbix
  • Operating Systems Administration skills: Redhat Linux, Windows, Networking, Middleware.
  • Excellent environment management, automation and scripting skills e.g. Shell/Python/Perl scripts
  • Experience with integrating deployment and automation toolsets into an operational solution.
  • Experience with continuous build, automated deployment, testing and integration methodology and tooling experience i.e.: (Jenkins//Maven/Nexus/Puppet)
  • Experience with the use of version source control systems such as Subversion or Git.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
  • Release and Environment management experience.
  • Experience of designing, deploying and managing technical environments.
  • Strong knowledge of factors influencing performance and ability to tune systems to achieve best possible performance and capacity.
  • Experience with Release and Configuration Management processes.
  • Installation and management of open source monitoring tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience debugging a complex multi-server service common web application / integration architectures (SOA).
  • Working within a product-centric environment.
  • Breadth of experience with strengths in application programming, security, operations, networking and design.
  • Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques.

Desirable Knowledge, Criteria and Skills

  • Managing their workload across multiple concurrent projects each needing DevOps input
  • Agile / Scrum Projects
  • Agile tooling such as Jira and Confluence
  • Oracle database development
  • Full software development lifecycle
  • Server virtualization
  • Development environment virtualisation (e.g. AWS)
  • Configuration and delivery to Cloud environments (e.g. Oracle Cloud)

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and configuration of enterprise level software designed for real time monitoring.
  • Design and configuration of customised dashboards for real time monitoring.
  • Configure and administer git source code repositories
  • Create and maintain infrastructure as code using Puppet
  • Configure and understand cloud computing technologies
  • Seek opportunities to grow technology and best practice knowledge and experience
  • Proactively make recommendations i.e. Tooling, monitoring, based on development methodologies
  • Contribute technical knowledge to System Software Roadmaps
  • Design core scripts to automate maintenance and alerting tasks
  • Agile methodologies are understood, embedded and sustained
  • Pilot and implement new and emerging DevOps technologies
  • Provide advice/training/knowledge transfer
  • Highlight/escalate issues as appropriate
  • Working with 3rd parties vendors as part of project delivery

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, contact me on 0161 924 1416 or email me at

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