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DevOps Engineer - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Salary: £170 - £200 per day
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Job type: Contract
Sector: IT

Primary Skills

Unix

Desirable Skills

Linux Red Hat 5.x system admin

JBOSS application admin

Weblogic application server admin

Oracle, SQL, PLSQL

SunOne Directory server 7.

Open LDAP

NTP

DNS

NFS

SSH

Sudo

Day to Day responsibilities

Working closely with the Build Team and other 3rd parties to provide Test Environment support.

Pro-active monitoring of the test systems and address any abnormalities

Early Morning Checks to ensure the service is fit for start of Testing

Analysing trends with logs and errors and raising associated defects where relevant

Running appropriate scripts following the environment build to pipeclean and commission prior to handover to the test teams

Creation of scripts and routines that will benefit the environment.

Documentation of processes

Ensuring that the Batch Schedule runs successfully and providing any support required.

Reviewing internal and client documentation

Impacting Change Requests and providing potential solutions where appropriate

Identification & reporting of issues and risks.

Experience of software package delivery tools.

Experience of Operational Acceptance Testing policies and procedures.

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Description

DevOps Engineer

6 Entry level support roles available

6 month contracts - extensions likely

£170 - £200 per day

Experience of: Linux, JBOSS, Weblogic, Oracle - not indepth experience though

Newcastle based

Working as part of the Cloud Environment Support team, with responsibility for the day to day support of the environments. As the work on the next phase of the Fix & Go Programme begins to grow there is a need to increase the Cloud Environment Support team to support the technical environments.

This solution comprises mainly Linux based applications and Database Servers including "testing from anywhere" such as Windows XP/7 desktops/laptops and thin desktops, phone apps and tablets. Responsible for supporting all deliverables including Server and Workstation builds, Active Directory, Group Policies, Security control applications, Databases and a variety of COTS and bespoke applications.

Primary Skills

Unix

Desirable Skills

Linux Red Hat 5.x system admin

JBOSS application admin

Weblogic application server admin

Oracle, SQL, PLSQL

SunOne Directory server 7.

Open LDAP

NTP

DNS

NFS

SSH

Sudo

Day to Day responsibilities

Working closely with the Build Team and other 3rd parties to provide Test Environment support.

Pro-active monitoring of the test systems and address any abnormalities

Early Morning Checks to ensure the service is fit for start of Testing

Analysing trends with logs and errors and raising associated defects where relevant

Running appropriate scripts following the environment build to pipeclean and commission prior to handover to the test teams

Creation of scripts and routines that will benefit the environment.

Documentation of processes

Ensuring that the Batch Schedule runs successfully and providing any support required.

Reviewing internal and client documentation

Impacting Change Requests and providing potential solutions where appropriate

Identification & reporting of issues and risks.

Experience of software package delivery tools.

Experience of Operational Acceptance Testing policies and procedures.

DevOps Engineer

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