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  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 20/07/2018
  • Job reference: J389988A

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Senior DevOps Engineer


Based in London paying between £500-£590 per day

We need an experienced, proactive and dynamic Senior Devops Engineer to assist Development Teams in onboarding onto this Kubernetes based platform as well as implement / improve CI/CD pipelines, monitoring, logging and provide infrastructure and tools not suitable for being hosted on the Core Kubernetes platform.

Support development teams in all the traditional areas covered by a Devops Engineer, including troubleshooting systems, networks and applications. Candidates should aspire to be the "go to" person for any technical requirement and be a bridge between the Development teams and the Core Kubernetes Team.
Design, build and deploy infrastructure and tools to assist the Development Teams, ensure these are fully productionised and supportable, including monitoring and automated callouts
Be proactive by improving application monitoring, developing convenience tools for the Development Team to use, mentor the team to a level necessary to provide out of hours support (based upon a rotation rota) and act as second line support when on the support rota.

* Strong experience with Ansible
* Strong experience with Microservices / Immutable Infrastructure / IaaC
* Cloud System Administration experience, ideally in both AWS and Google, but mandatory in one of those
* CI / CD experience
* Good experience in an Agile environment
* Strong experience of working with Development teams / Developers
* Must possess excellent clear communication skills

* Config management (Testing and Automation )
* CI/CD (Understanding Pipeline design for CD/CI )
* Networking (deeper level knowledge of Networking, ex. Firewall, Security, VLANs, L3/L4/L7 ... etc.)
* Storage Management (Storage Provisioning, LVM, Raid-levels, NFS, Object-Storage, Block-Storage etc.)
* Virtualisation (VMWare / Openstack / Xen)
* Containerisation (Deep understanding of Docker-compose)
* Container Orchestration ( Kubernetes/Swarm/Mesos)
* Cloud Platforms (architecture design on Cloud Platforms)
* Monitoring (Implementation of Monitoring Solutions / Metric Driven alerting)
* Logging (Splunk/ELK)
* Scripting / System-Programming (Python is preferable, Bash, Go, Java)
* Databases (HA/Clustering, Optimisation)
* System Administration (Patching/Upgrading/RCA/Performance Optimisation)
* Security (SSH / SSL / TLS / HMac / IPS / IDS)
* IT Architectural (Low-Level design)

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