Devops Engineer - DV cleared

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  • Location:

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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  • Salary:

    £625 - £650 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Abbie Levens

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 MONTHS

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Devops Engineer

DV Clearance required
Cheltenham based - approx 3 days on site 2 days wfh
£625-650 per day Inside IR35
Duration: 12 months contract

The Role:
You'll be helping our customers to develop and deploy new technical solutions following industry best practices.You will be managing Linux servers and network infrastructure.

* Understand customer problems and work on technical solutions
* Investigate and recommend new toolsets and processes to help develop and deploy our software
* Develop metrics to monitor and help diagnose live issues
* Automate time consuming and repetitive processes
* Share knowledge both within the team and with our Special Interest Groups
* Influence customer decision making on technical areas
* Take ownership of planning, developing and delivering project areas

Technical Skills:
* Makes technical decisions which influence the success of projects and team objectives
* Collaborate with customers to understand complex technical problems
* Design and develop bespoke solutions
* Investigate, analyse and recommened existing software products to meet our requirements
* Participate in the code review process
* Create test suites to verify code correctness
* Participates in external activities related to own specialism, e.g. attending technical conferences, knowledge sharing

* Qualified to degree level or with experience of technical delivery
* Ability to take substantial personal responsibility, ownership and autonomy
* Server orchestration tools (Ansible, Puppet, Foreman)
* Linux system administration
* VMware (ESXi / VSphere)
* Network switch administration (Cisco / Arista)
* System metrics and monitoring (eg Splunk, Elastic stack, Prometheus, Grafana, CheckMK, Nagios)
* Scripting (Bash, Python)
* Source code management tools (Git, SVN)

* Cloud services such as AWS, Azure or GCP
* Worked in agile development teams
* Continuous Integration / Continuous Development pipelines experience
* Containerised deployment (Docker, Kuberneties)