SC Devops Engineer

  • Location

    Croydon, Surrey

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Madaleine Sadler

  • Contact email:

    Madaleine.Sadler@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH120012_1584028113

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-11

  • Start date:

    ASAP

SC DevOps and Unix Engineer

Croydon

3-6 months

Role Purpose

The successful candidate will hold active SC Clearance.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced DevOps and Unix engineer, to join a growing, multi-skilled team supporting a range of customers with complex IT projects. You will be familiar with DevOps culture and with working in multi-skilled self-forming teams using Agile methodologies, having previously work in agile teams.

This role will require working with a variety of stakeholders, including clients and you should be able to easily translate complex technical and business topics to match the audience. This means working with any team Leads or Product Managers to make priority decisions on platform and Infrastructure needs. You may also be working with other Platform Engineers or trainees and need to provide mentoring or knowledge share.

Skills - Essential

  • Developing and operating the infrastructure and software platforms for the data ingest and data science teams.
  • Expertise in engineering bespoke big data applications
  • Adoption of flexible production-grade infrastructure and platform deployment approaches including config management and software defined technology
  • Coordination of discovery activities, evaluation and tool interoperability. This may include coordinating SMEs in a scrum team
  • Storage solutions both On-Prem and in the Cloud including understanding cost efficiencies of both
  • Agile methodologies, particularly working as part of a scrum team is essential
  • DevOps culture, toolsets, technologies
  • Ability to advise or make strategic suggestions for future platform technology, tooling, direction or strategy
  • Excellent experience of AWS cloud platform, including migration strategies and approaches, microservices, docker, kubernetes and development, terraform, clouformation.
  • Use of Confluence, Jira, Slack as collaboration tools and strong familiarity with CI/CD and testing tooling e.g Jenkins or selenium amongst others.