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SC Cleared DevOps Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 31/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91686

DevOps Engineer

6 months


SC Clearance or eligibility to obtain is required for this role


As a hands on engineer, working both with and within close-knit full stack cross-functional delivery teams, you will design, build, deploy and operate highly distributed microservice based systems from development through to production. Operating in agile environments with a devops culture you will actively seek to take on responsibilities and facilitate the team to achive its goals.


  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services, from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement.
  • Support development teams with build & deployment best practices e.g. branching strategy, testing methodology, CI/CD and pipelines.
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms, frameworks, deployment and release pipelines, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency, errors, saturation, traffic and overall system health.
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and release velocity.
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.
  • Help defining processes and standards, following Open Source best practices and keeping abreast of industry trends.
  • Help in shaping our working culture.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, Perl or Ruby.
  • Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Linux, Bash, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory, Docker, Kubernetes, ELK, PostgreSQL, AWS, Terraform, PKI

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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