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SENIOR DEVOPS ENGINEER

Posted 17 April by KCS LTD - IT RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS Easy Apply Featured Ended

We are a market-leader in providing dynamic Cloud-based technology to customers across Private & Public Sectors, and currently seek a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team in Manchester.

You will be at the forefront of cloud technology using your skills for a variety of undertakings. You will meet with customers, potentially at the presales stage, assessing and understanding their technical requirements. You will be expected to take a project from the information gathering stages through initial concept and design to implementation, build and support. Exposure to a wide variety of technologies and software is a given and you will be expected to investigate the use of new technologies as they become available.

Responsibilities

Understanding and converting customer requirements from initial engagement of a project to implementation

Building infrastructure as code in a reusable and repeatable manner allowing the team to streamline future projects

Automation of application configuration and deployment using configuration management tools

Utilise industry recognised open source tooling such as Terraform, Puppet, Packer, Vagrant, and Docker

Assess new tooling as it becomes available and make recommendations on potential use within customer projects

Creating automated testing scenarios for customer applications and deployments

Building internal tooling as required

Day to day support of existing customer infrastructure including problem analysis and resolution

Assisting customers in understanding how cloud technology can help them grow and the benefits it offers

Working with junior members of staff helping with their technical development whether it be through project pairing

or via assistance with support

On call duties

Requirements

Excellent knowledge of GNU/Linux

Good experience working with Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services at scale

Strong working knowledge of configuration management tools such as Puppet, Ansible or Chef

Good knowledge of at least one scripting language, preferably Python or Ruby

An understanding of the TCP/IP stack

A track record of building infrastructure as code with Terraform, AWSCloudFormation or similar

Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Desirable

Experience working in high traffic web environments

Worked with Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server

Use of big data/data warehouse products, ideally GoogleBigQuery

Analytics and visualization software/tooling, Data Studio/Tableau/Looker or similar

Experience with continuous integration and associated technologies

Knowledge of container based technologies such as Kubernetes or Docker

Knowledge of a version control system, preferably Git

Use of Hashicorp tooling such as Packer and Consul

IT SUPPORT, IT HELPDESK, IT TECHNICAL, MANAGED SERVICES, INFRASTRUCTURE, CLOUD SERVICES, GOOGLE CLOUD, G SUITE, GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM, SAAS, FRONT END ENGINEER, FULL STACK ENGINEER, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT, CLOUD DEVELOPMENT, AWS, AMAZON WEB SERVICES, MICROSOFT AZURE, MICROSOFT OFFICE 365, GOOGLE WEB TOOLKIT, GOOGLEAPP ENGINE, ANGULARJS, JAVA, SERVLET, COMPUTER SCIENCE, C#, .NET, FRONT END DEVELOPMENT, BACK END DEVELOPMENT, DEVOPS, PUPPET, ANSIBLE, CHEF

Required skills

  • Application Development
  • Google
  • Infrastructure
  • Amazon

Reference: 33950629

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