Senior DevOps Engineer

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    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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    James Mcgonnell

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Senior DevOps Engineer

6 months


Rate - competitive


Fancy working for a multinational technology consultancy with excellent track record delivering transformation for their clients?

You will be based on site working with their end client in Newcastle as a Senior DevOps Engineer working on some of their key projects.

The Newcastle Center offers Agile Delivery to multiple Clients.


  • Developing various infrastructure solutions including Public Cloud eg. Azure and AWS as well as datacenter / private cloud to deliver high availability, rapidly developed, fully automated solutions using predominately open source software which deliver value to the customer.
  • Providing technical leadership, help and guidance to less experienced members of the team through mentoring, coaching, constructive review and active participation in various technical forums.
  • Advising our customers on the latest technologies and methodologies, designing and implementing innovative approaches to their problems using Automation.
  • Ensuring software standards are maintained, being able to train and mentor junior staff. Defining processes and procedures to ensure maximum re-use and maintaining standards.
  • Understanding security policies and implementing solutions that satisfy the security requirements.
  • Designing and implementing solutions which have high availability and are scalable.

Primary Skills

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience with CI / CT / CD toolsets. You should have strong, hands-on experience in developing, implementing and testing robust CI / CT / CD pipelines in line with industry best practices.
  • A strong background working in cloud environments such as AWS, Azure or GCE. You should have extensive hands-on experience working with cloud services and technologies native to these environments.
  • Strong experience with CM tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef etc. You should have proven hands-on experience with writing / running Playbooks / Recipes / Manifests.
  • Extensive practical experience with containerization technologies such as Kubernetes, OpenShift or Docker. You will have proven, hands-on experience creating, deploying and managing containers and their underlying technologies including networking, storage, reliability, resiliency and availability.
  • Strong experience of scripting / programming languages such as SQL, Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, C, C++, Java or PowerShell in an enterprise setting with a comprehensive understanding of software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Strong experience with implementing and managing monitoring systems such as ELK, Nagios, New Relic, Datadog, Splunk etc.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance