Senior DevOps Engineers x 2

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  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Software Developer

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

  • Email:

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

  • Start date:

    November 2019

  • Consultant:


Senior DevOps Engineers x 2

+ 6 month initial contracts

+ £400 to £500 per day

+ Newcastle based roles

+ CI/CT/CD Toolsets

+ Cloud environments


  • Developing various infrastructure solutions including Public Cloud eg. 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.

Primary Skills

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience with CI / CT / CD toolsets. You should have strong, hands-on experience in developing, implementing and testing robust CI / CT / CD pipelines in line with industry best practices.

  • A strong background working in cloud environments such as AWS, Azure or GCE. You should have extensive hands-on experience working with cloud services and technologies native to these environments.

  • Strong experience with CM tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef etc. You should have proven hands-on experience with writing / running Playbooks / Recipes / Manifests.

  • Extensive practical experience with containerization technologies such as Kubernetes, OpenShift or Docker. You will have proven, hands-on experience creating, deploying and managing containers and their underlying technologies including networking, storage, reliability, resiliency and availability.

  • Strong experience of scripting / programming languages such as SQL, Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, C, C++, Java or PowerShell in an enterprise setting