DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 71386-ITENG-CHW_1523261208
Contact Name: Charlie Bird
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2018 09:06

Job Description

DevOps Engineer
Location: London
Salary £85,000 to £90,000 with Excellent benefits

Big Data/Full Automation /CI/CD/Hadoop/CDAP/CASK/Jira/Confluence/Shell and Unix scripting/Ansible/Nexus/Jenkins/Git/Gulp/Zap/Gerrit/Jenkins/Sonar/Junit/Cucumber/Java/

You will help lead the design, build, optimisation and deployment of state of the art automated application monitoring tools for our financial sector clients. These tools will leverage machine learning algorithms and technology to provide highly available and fault tolerant 24/7 critical application monitoring.

* You will help lead the continuous development, build and optimisation of single end to end extensible frameworks that can holistically deploy Front End, Back End, API and Big Data pipelines for Enterprise scale Banking applications.
* You will play a key technical role in helping to drive clients' adoption of our 'Enterprise Startup' strategic initiative, which enables our clients to become Agile by employing a start-up like approach to software delivery on an enterprise scale.

* Proven experience in a Lead DevOps role and an ability to act as a mentor to a team of DevOps Engineers
* Extensive and current hands-on experience creating application build pipelines
* Expert level proficiency in Shell Scripting and in one or more of the open source scripting languages Groovy, Python and Ruby
* Hands on skills and project experience with Automated package delivery tools - one or more of Ansible, Chef or Puppet
* Strong skills with build management servers such as Jenkins 2.0, TeamCity
* Hands on skills and project experience the following application build tools - Npm or Gulp AND Maven or Gradle
* Hands on skills with Docker or other software container technologies
* Working knowledge of Junit and/or Jasmine non-functional, functional and unit test frameworks and tools
* Working knowledge of Tomcat and Websphere application servers and java containers
* Basic infrastructure knowledge - Operating Systems, VM's, Containers, Proxy, Nginx
* Very strong awareness of the software build cycle
* Willingness to drive our clients to a true modern DevOps culture
* Passion for code quality. A strong understanding of the entire DevOps tool chain from a quality perspective
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills
* Willingness to embrace constant business change
* Strong software development background in one or more of Java, Javascript, C#, C++
* Good understanding of PaaS and Container infrastructure, preferably Cloud foundry and Kubernetes
* Experience of working with cloud providers (e.g. AWS)
* Experience working with Travis and/or Circle CI
* Understanding of application deployment orchestration tools such as Urban Code deploy
* Strong awareness of security considerations and security tools used to integrate with the build pipeline covering OWASP top 10
* Experience working with client's IT organization to establish DevOps strategy at an application level

If you feel this role is a good fit please call me on 01737 236 821 or email me on