DevOps Engineer Contract

Contract  |  500-550  |  Central London

DevOps

Are you looking to be part of a shift in technological ideology? Do you want to change the way a large, well-known organisation do their technical operations? Looking at the way they build their platform to use virtualization and cloud approaches more effectively…

We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who are as passionate about DevOps approaches outside of work as much as they are in. We need someone who wants to be involved in automating everything! You would be working closely with development teams, finding out new ways of doing things, especially regarding cloud technologies.

Working as a DevOps engineer in this organisation means you’ll need some strong Linux system administration skills, as well as a firm understanding of development practices, with a keen interest in continuous delivery.

The company use a range of DevOps technologies, which means you will be exposed to a variety of new skills. Experience of working on large-scale web platforms is a must.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working on and supporting high volume transactional Linux web infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of supporting and optimizing OpenSource Java web platforms, including strong Apache, Nginx, Tomcat.
  • Significant experience of automated provisioning of Linux and configuration management, with knowledge of IaaS and tools such as Puppet, Vagrant or Chef or Ansible.        
  • Excellent Unix scripting skills and ideally some development knowledge in Ruby, Python, Perl or similar.
  • Knowledge of version control systems such as Git is essential.

If successful, you will be heavily involved in the evolution and transformation of the company, whilst also supporting the existing infrastructure and deployments. They are an agile development organisation who are passionate about working collaboratively, favoring communication and team-work over segregation of duties. If you get enjoyment out of solving difficult problems, completing tasks and have a desire to improve things continuously then you may well be the person we’re looking for!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from DevOps Engineers of any age for this role. LinuxRecruit are a leading open source specialist and provides services as an agency and an employment business. 

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