Senior DevOps Engineers x 2 - Azure Stack
+ 6 month initial contracts - potential for longer term
+ Central London based roles
+ DV Cleared positions
+ £500-600 per day dependant on experience (potentially open to negotiation)
Top Skills required:
+ Azure Stack - Use & Support
+ 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.
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)
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