Dev Op’s Engineer

Dev Op’s Engineer

Job Title: Dev Op’s Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
Reference: CADI/104510
Contact Name: Calvin Dick
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2016 08:08

Job Description

My client is a fast growing software house based in London.  They are looking for an experienced Dev Op’s Engineer to join their engineering team to help shape and develop the Dev Op’s environment.


  • Contributing to the definition and execution of required activities taking place to maintain stability and availability of Cloud based environments. Ensure that all technical collateral used to manage and maintain Cloud based environments is kept up to date and operational.
  • Devising, recommending and overseeing architectural principles in relation to Cloud hosted environments.
  • Contributing to strategic decision making relating to the setup, use, management and maintenance of Cloud based environments. Recommend improvement activities to SysOps Team Leader relating to the Cloud based environments.
  • Ensure that both Business as Usual and project driven changes are correctly incorporated into tools used to manage and maintain Cloud based environments.
  • Second line support for underlying infrastructure that supports Cloud based environments, 
  • Maintain and monitor documentation ensuring that documentation remains current and up to date.
  • Provide support for escalated incidents during office hours and provide out-of-hours support as required to ensure high availability of mission critical systems.

Experienced required

  • IT Degree required
  • Considerable proven experience of Linux administration including tuning, patching and troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated  experience of using and maintaining Puppet or Chef
  • Exposure to databases, Application servers (Weblogic/Websphere), Web servers (Apache/Tomcat)
  • Strong scripting skills including Ruby or Python  
  • Demonstrated exposure to Open Source tooling including GIT, SVN
  • Experience of working with AWS Cloud
  • Considerable proven experience of dealing with Cloud architecture including networks and load balancing
  • Understanding of Security aspects of Cloud architecture
  • Experience of working within a DevOps/Continuous Delivery set up
  • Strong and demonstrable problem solving skills
  • Ability to work equally well as part of a team or individually and manage own work-load as required
  • Have working knowledge and considered opinion on configuration management (Chef, Ansible, Salt)

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