DevOps Specialist

Job Title: DevOps Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: 67099-ITENG-LMY
Contact Name: Lynn Younan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 28, 2016 13:39

Job Description

DevOps Engineer - Leeds with some working from home £550-600 per day

My client a leading information solutions client is currently recruiting a Devops Engineer to help run the infrastructure for delivering software from development into live service along with the build and deployment systems.

The role will involve developing well tested code to specify, build, configure and monitor server environments as well as being responsible for the speed and quality of the server environments.

Candidates must have Specialist Knowledge / Skills Required
*Experience of building environments using Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Powershell DSC for Windows and .NET systems
*Practical experience of using test-driven approaches (such as TDD) to develop and maintain infrastructure code
*Experience with tools and approaches for metrics, monitoring, and logging
*Experience of VM/cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure & VMware
*Experience working with resource management APIs for environment automation
*Solid understanding of virtual networking technologies, virtual gateways, routing and VPN connectivity
*Experience using code maintenance platforms and tools (Visual Studio, VSO, TFS)
*Experience in planning, sizing and deploying virtual machines.
*Understanding principals of compute, network, storage and virtualization concepts.
*Solid technical experience in Azure components as Vnets, marketplace, subscriptions
*Understanding of Active Directory (AD) and experience of automating common AD tasks
*Strong awareness of infrastructure components such as DNS, networking, storage and replication, and how to optimise these for different build and deployment techniques
*In depth understanding of continuous integration, continuous delivery, software configuration management, version control and release management
*Experience of both traditional ('on-premise') and public cloud deployments.
*Experience of working in a team 'providing a service' to other teams
*Awareness of Continuous Delivery deployment pipelines