Principle Systems Engineer

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  • Location:

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering, ICT

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Paul McGuinness

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A Principle DevOps Systems Engineer is required to play a key role in a collaborative team responsible for delivering automated release management and infrastructure scaling into a cloud based environment for a global data analytics company.

Role: Principle DevOps Systems Engineer

As Principle DevOps Systems Engineer you will be responsible for:

+ Automating provisioning, deployment, configuration management and monitoring

+ Working alongside other members of staff in automated provisioning and configuration management

+ Be actively involved in the creation of appropriate infrastructure for cloud hosted applications

+ Working directly with 4/5 development teams to embed automated release management and infrastructure scaling into an Amazon Web Services hosted environment and to ensure continuous 24/365 availability

As Principle DevOps Systems Engineer you will have experience of:

+ Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant technical discipline
+ An understanding and proven experience of the major components of applications and infrastructure and the interoperation of these. These include but are not limited to; Network, Storage, Virtualisation, Firewalls, Operating Systems, Databases

+ Linux or Windows Administration knowledge

+ Good scripting knowledge in either Powershell or Unix scripting (k/ba/csh)

+ Source code repository

+ Exposure to Amazon Web Services (EC2, EBS, ELB, RDS)

+ Terraform and / or Cloud Formation (or possibly Ansible, codeevny, teamcity)

+ Puppet (or possibly chef, SaltStack)

+ GitLab (or possibly SVN, TFS (Team Foundation Server), GitHub (or just GIT))

+ Monitoring technologies such as New Relic, Solarwinds, AWS Cloudwatch