DevOps Architect Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Architect Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70159-ITENG-KSB_1505303185
Contact Name: Kelvin Ball
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 13, 2017 12:46

Job Description


Market leading Payments company based in Hertfordshire requires a Devops Expert on an initial 6 month contract. They are looking for a DevOps expert skilled in the cultural and technical principles & practices of the DevOps movement. You will be supporting the Docker Container based Test Architecture and Continuous Integration pipeline whilst also looking for improvements and upgrades.

You should have previous experience of implementing DevOps tools within an organisation. You will be proficient in the areas of product selection, hands-on tooling, with the ability to justify the use of DevOps in the organisation.
This role is to directly help to continue to improve and build our product development continuous
integration/delivery stack as well as supporting our product development teams.

The following skills are more a wishlist but shows a DevOps generalist is suitable for this role:

* Strong experience of working within Agile frameworks - Scrum
* Any experience of Kanban, Lean, SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Nexus
* Using containers
* Design and implementation in any of the following; Oracle PCA, OpenStack, CloudFoundry
* Experience of working across numerous architectures x86, SPARC and IBM P Series of particular interest
* Strong background in Cloud design and implementation in AWS
* Ability to design build and implement a CI server
* Strong experience of Infrastructure As Code automation
* Able to orchestrate the build and deployment of a container environment
* Ability to perform zero-downtime deployments
* Able to design and implement centralised logging solutions
* Worked with centralised logging solutions within container environments
* Able to design and implement a centralised monitoring solution
* Strong hands on knowledge of Unix / Linux
* Working knowledge of Solaris & Linux
* Experience working with Oracle RDBMS, DB2
* Experience of any of CloudFormation, CloudFoundry, Python Boto
* Strong knowledge of the build tool Maven
* Experience with Gradle or Ivy
* Experienced with administering Docker containers
* Ability to build a network in AWS
* Experienced in Configuration Management using Ansilbe
* Knowledge of doing this in Oracle PCA, GCP, Azure
* Expert in deploying packages using rpm/yum
* Strong knowledge of MySql / PostgreSQL databases
* Working knowledge of the Atlassian Suite - Crowd, BitBucket, Jira, Confluence, HipChat
* Working knowledge of Puppet, Chef
* Working knowledge of Ancillary pipeline tools Nexus, Sonatype, CheckStyle
* Working knowledge of Solaris package manager
* Working knowledge of container Orchestration using Kubernetes, Rancher, Mesos, Swarm
* Strong knowledge of the Infrastructure As Code tool Terraform