Senior DevOps Engineers x 2 - Azure Stack - Security Cleared

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day + negotiable

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

  • Start date:

    August 2020

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Senior DevOps Engineers x 2 - Azure Stack

+ 6 month initial contracts - potential for longer term

+ Central London based roles

+ DV Cleared positions (Will consider SC Cleared candidates)

+ £550-650 per day dependant on experience (potentially open to negotiation)

Top Skills required:

+ Azure Stack - Use & Support (3 years experience)

+ AWS (3 years experience)

+ Agile

+ DevOps

+ MS Certified

Home Office project

DV Clearance will be required to work full time, though SC Waiver maybe granted


  • Developing various infrastructure solutions including Public Cloud e.g. Azure and AWS as well as datacenter / private cloud to deliver high availability, rapidly developed, fully automated solutions using predominately open source software which deliver value to the customer.

  • Providing technical leadership, help and guidance to less experienced members of the team through mentoring, coaching, constructive review and active participation in various technical forums.

  • Advising our customers on the latest technologies and methodologies, designing and implementing innovative approaches to their problems using Automation.

  • Ensuring software standards are maintained, being able to train and mentor junior staff. Defining processes and procedures to ensure maximum re-use and maintaining standards.

  • Understanding security policies and implementing solutions that satisfy the security requirements.

  • Designing and implementing solutions which have high availability and are scalable.

  • Providing feedback and demonstrating to a wider audience solutions currently being developed and introducing the team to new concepts and products.

  • Advise on testing solutions that can be automated to deliver an end to end testing solution for products.

  • Advise on monitoring solutions, which can automate error collection and display the results in real time that will improve the customer's experience.

Essential Skills

  • Experience of working in an Agile environment.

  • Hand-on experience of installing, managing and deploying Azure Stack

  • Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Azure. Windows System administration, filesystem concepts etc.

  • Fundamental understanding of the architecture of Hybrid Clouds

  • Hands-on experience in PowerShell scripting and the typical variety of PowerShell cmdlets with main focus on Azure PowerShell

  • Hands-on experience in infrastructure as code, applied with configuration management, automation and orchestration tools such as Ansible and Terraform.

  • Fundamental understanding of networking in Azure.

  • Experience of using AzureCLI to deploy workloads to Azure

  • Experience of Azure Stack

  • Understanding of programming patterns and constructs, an ability to learn is crucial/critical.

  • Experience of using source control systems, CI/CD, unit testing. (Gitlab, including Jenkins and Azure DevOps toolset)

Desirable Skills

  • Operating, maintaining and managing cloud infrastructure at scale, ideally Azure Hybrid Cloud

  • Demonstrable experience of utilising PowerShell Pester module

  • Production experience with database technologies. (MS SQL)

  • Experience of Microsoft Azure, DevOps, Git branching, VMs, Web Apps, Blob Storage, Key Vault

  • Understanding of how to monitor Azure based applications.

  • Understanding of the Data Centre networking

  • Understanding of backup and disaster recovery of Azure Stack in disconnected mode