DevOps Engineer

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  • Location:

    Berkshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £75 - £85 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Consultant:


DevOps Engineer - Azure Stack / Container

+ 6 month contract

+ Fully remote

+ £70 to £85 per hour

+ Inside Ir35

The Project:

Building & Maintaining Customer Application on Azure Stack/Cloud

The Role:

Facilitate and participate in both internal and external project meetings with various levels of stakeholders and participants

Lead, strategize and contribute to technical workshops & discussions with the customer

Lead and work with the team to implement new and modify existing container platform features as required for onboarding of customer application

Provide technical thought-leadership and be a trusted advisor on matters related to containerisation, cloud services and DevOps practices

Self-sufficient, quick learner, self-starter able to problem solve and complete tasks independently

Mentor, assist, direct team members and act upon escalations from both customer and team members Commercially astute and comfortable with financial matters


Operating System:

Advanced experience of deploying, managing and operating Red Hat Linux (RHEL) servers

Containers and Container Management [essential]:

Extensive knowledge and practical experience with building and maintaining enterprise-grade container solutions (Docker Enterprise/Mirantis)

In-depth knowledge and experience of designing, implementing Kubernetes orchestration solutions

Network design and implementation experience on a Docker based container environment

Design of monitoring and observability solutions for container systems using tools such as Prometheus and Grafana

Public Cloud (Microsoft Azure):

Broad and detailed understanding of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, hybrid cloud concepts and associated cloud services including:

Cloud infrastructure (IaaS) concepts [required] Implementation of cloud landing zones/workload platforms using IaC methods [essential]

Cloud based (Azure) network & edge security - VNet, VPN/IPSec, Firewalls, NSGs etc [essential]

Experience of deploying, configuring Azure Stack solutions [desirable]


Strong experience with deploying infrastructure using Terraform [essential]

Strong experience using Ansible for configuration management [essential]

Strong experience with implementing Azure DevOps pipelines [required] Familiarity with SDLC and DevOps principles [desirable]

Identity and Access Management:

Azure AD (AAD) and Active Directory [required]

Identity Services - Experience of using Oauth/SAML [desirable]