DevOps Engineer

  • CVL
  • Cheshire, UK
  • Sep 09, 2016
Linux Systems Administrator

Job Description

My client, a modern Digital Agency, is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to join their team in Cheshire. As a Digital Agency, they focus mostly on Magento based e-commerce products and services, partnering with online retailers to delivery market driven web-stores. They offer a combination service of consultancy, design build and strategy. Reporting to the Technical Director and Head of Development, your role as the successful DevOps Engineer is to ensure my client designs, engineers and delivers web application platforms to support the rapid and safe development and release of high quality code. You will enable the delivery of world-class web applications which are maintainable, scalable, resilient and portable, on time, to business requirements. Example Responsibilities You will implement the automation of the end to end deployment process, as defined by the Technical Director. You will have responsibility for storage, network, security, scalability, resilience, load balancing, failover, deployment and monitoring. Implement the defined architecture for easier continuous integration and deployment along with auto-scaling infrastructure to match demand Manage and maintain the monitoring and alerting systems to support day to day operations Develop the architecture of our existing platform and assist in the design and build of new systems Provide 1st and 2nd line support in incidents Troubleshoot issues as they arise, create wash up reports and implement changes to avoid future occurrences of the same issue. Requirements The environment is heavily Linux-based, so experience in Redhat or CentOS is a definite advantage. Scripting skills along these lines (Ruby, Python, Bash) as opposed to PowerShell etc. Being a service provider for e-commerece clients, knowledge of cloud based architectures (especially Amazon AWS) is sought after. The following skill-sets or experience are essential to this post: Essential: Excellent Linux system administration, scripting and automation Monitoring tools, frameworks and processes Full automation and configuration management Ansible / Puppet / Chef Building Continuous Integration / Delivery Pipelines in Jenkins or similar tool Versioning software - Git Open source monitoring tools Strong knowledge of host networking – subnets/routing, firewalls, DNS/DHCP 2+ years experience in a start up and/or entrepreneurial corporate environment building and running high-throughput infrastructure Excellent linux system administration, scripting and automation skills (Ruby, Python, Bash, Jenkins etc…) Experienced in monitoring tools, frameworks and processes Experienced in full automation and configuration management using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef Deep understanding of HTTP and web service technologies Large scale operations environments For more information or to make an application, click Apply or contact matthew.newton (at) belindaholmes (dot) co (dot) uk