Systems Engineer (DV Clearance Essential)

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £600.00 per day

  • Job ref:

    90577_1546439284

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    24 Months

Systems Engineer, System Engineer, System Developer, Systems Developer, System Specialist, Systems Specialist, System Consultant, Systems Consultant, Linux, Docker, Postgres, CoreOS, Git, Github, Gitlab, HAProxy, Unicorn, Python, Go, BASH, HIDS, NIDS, Networking, Engineering, SkyDNS, Bi, Quay.io, Artifactory, ELK, Ceph, Glusterfs, SysDig, Graphite, Prometheus, HAProxy, Ruby, Go, SQL, Central Government, DV Cleared, DV Clearance, Development Vetting, Development Vetting

Systems Engineer (DV Clearance Essential), Central Government, 24 Months, London

You will be part of our Government client's team working closely with the Technical Lead and work collaboratively with existing in-house project teams that are transforming the business processes/applications.

The role will involve building a Dev environment, configure infrastructure so system strong engineer skills will be required. System provisioning and automation, monitoring, metrics, scalability, security and hardening. You will have overall responsibility for the projects Linux infrastructure in relation to common standards and you will be responsible for the health and upkeep of the critical services.

Automation of Linux, providing frictionless access to services to the rest of the Engineering organisation. The successful candidate will be working alongside other engineers, providing the code, services and knowledge to deliver a smooth automation process from the start to the end of the project lifecycle.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Knowledge and experience of installation and management of hardware (servers, storage, routers etc.)
  • Knowledge of and experience with Docker, Postgres, and installation and management of the CoreOS
  • Knowledge of and experience with Git, Github, Gitlab
  • Knowledge of and experience with nginx, HAProxy, Unicorn
  • Reasonable fluency in at least one of: python, go, BASH
  • Knowledge of HIDS, NIDS and security hardening
  • Deep knowledge of GNU/Linux
  • Experience of IP Networking and physical networks
  • Experience of designing and building the infrastructure in a data centre.
  • Experience deploying, profiling, and debugging distributed systems
  • Ability to operate in small cross-functional engineering teams to build supportable, sustainable, and reliable services
  • Solid understanding of CI and build engineering
  • Understanding of cloud concepts
  • Fluent in English and have good communication skills in order to discuss high level requirements with stakeholders, as well as have low level technical discussions as required.
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (Puppet/Ansible)
  • SkyDNS / Bi
  • io / Artifactory
  • Experience of configuring and managing ELK
  • Ceph / Glusterfs
  • CoreOS: Fleet / Etcd / Flannel / RKT
  • SysDig / Graphite / Prometheus
  • HAProxy
  • Ruby, Go
  • SQL / NO-SQL DB's
  • Have existing, valid DV
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