DevOps Engineer

Posted 2 February by 1st Choice Computer Appointments

DevOps Engineer

Sittingbourne, Kent

To £27k d.o.e + Benefits

VR/02166R

Our client is looking to recruit a self-motivated and highly service orientated DevOps Engineer, with a desire to pursue a career path into the challenging world of Enterprise Information Management. They would also be happy to invite applications from fresh IT graduates.

If you like the challenge of big, complicated and data oriented projects, often with high security demands, then you will enjoy working with us. Working with Cloud Architects, Cloud SysAdmins and the wider Managed Service team, you will play an important role in building, delivering and continuously improving Cloud Hosted Services.

The platforms managed are currently at Amazon, Rackspace, Azure and others, including a small number of on premise applications. DevOps Engineers are accountable for receiving work packages, support issues and other specifications and translating these into efficient and effective working code or infrastructure, according to schedules and budgets. Throughout all of these activities the ability to chunk up to the picture and understand how the work package fits into the delivery of customer value is important.

The role also includes the challenge of dealing with the 'people’ factor, and the wide variety of national and corporate cultures that we meet in our daily business. You will be able to draw on a breadth of communication skills to ensure the service user and customer expectations are met.

To apply you must have the following:

o Good understanding of relational and non-relational databases

o Java Development

o 1+ years Java (J2SE and/or J2EE)

o Good understanding of OO and N-tier design and patterns

o Good grasp of JSP / JSTL / CSS / HTML

o Good experience with JUnit and TDD

o Good working knowledge of Eclipse IDE (or equivalent)

Or

o .NET Development

o 1+ years .NET (C# and/or VB.NET)

o Good understanding of OO and N-tier design and patterns

o Good grasp of ASP.NET / CSS / HTML

o Good experience with MSTEST and TDD

o Good working knowledge of Visual Studio

And

o Be educated to graduate level or a professional equivalent

o A willingness to learn and work with new technologies

o Have a sound grasp of computer science. Including an understanding the analysis and design

o Be a good communicator, including written and verbal communication, and a good listener

o Willing to work as part of a 24x7 operation and being on-call

Benefits

Automatic enrolment into the Company Pension Scheme and 25 days annual leave, plus UK Bank Holidays.

After three months of service and successful completion of probation period you will be entitled to:

o private medical cover, incl. partner and children up to the age of 18

o free life assurance cover at 4 times basic salary

o enrolment into the Profit Related Pay Scheme

Reference: 34075286

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