Lead Devops engineer

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    Swindon, Wiltshire

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    Jonny Dent

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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DevOps - CI/CD - Continuous Integration - Continuous Deployment - Scripting - Shell - Automation - Docker - Infrastructure - Java - Containers

3 x DevOps engineers with shell scripting, automated package delivery tools, build management servers, application build tools, Docker, Java containers, tomcat, websphere and infrastructure knowledge for the next 6 months on contract in Swindon.

£Day Rate

6 months Contract


The client is a leading consultancy currently providing large, multiple pieces of work for their end client based in Swindon and as such require multiple devops engineers. The engineers will be required at various levels; lead devops engineer, principle devops engineer and senior devops engineer.

Essential Experience

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Shell Scripting and in one or more of the open source scripting languages Groovy and Python.
  • Knowledge of automated package delivery tools - one or more of Ansible, Chef or Puppet.
  • Good understanding of Jenkins 2.0
  • Experience with the following application build tools - Npm or Gulp AND Maven or Gradle.
  • Working knowledge of Junit and/or Jasmine non-functional, functional and unit test frameworks and tools.
  • Good awareness of the software build cycle.
  • Understanding of security considerations and security tools used to integrate with the build pipeline covering OWASP top 10.
  • Working knowledge of Tomcat and Websphere application servers and java containers.
  • Basic infrastructure knowledge - Operating Systems, VM's, Containers, Proxy, Nginx.
  • Willingness to drive to true modern DevOps culture.
  • Passion for code quality. An understanding of the entire DevOps tool chain from a quality perspective.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.


  • An understanding of PaaS and Container infrastructure, preferably Cloud foundry and Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of build packs and how to access containers.
  • Experience of working with cloud providers (e.g. AWS).
  • Understanding of application deployment orchestration tools such as UrbanCode deploy.
  • Experience working with client's IT organization to establish DevOps strategy at an application level.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant experience please send me your up to date CV at or call Jonny Dent at People Source Consulting on 0117 9309 767.

DevOps - CI/CD - Continuous Integration - Continuous Deployment - Scripting - Shell - Automation - Docker - Infrastructure - Java - Containers