Senior DevOps Engineer

Contract  |  500-550  |  Central London

DevOps

Are you a Senior DevOps Engineer with Agile experience? Do you want to work on state of the art environments for a public sector project? We have a 12-month contract, working on-site one day a week, REMOTE WORK FOUR DAYS A WEEK.

You will be responsible for working with project teams to build and maintain automated deployment processes, to monitor and administer cloud based infrastructure and platforms and to follow best practice open source standards and Agile ways of working. You will be expected to encourage common code ownership of the deployment stack amongst project developers and contribute to collaborative working between operations and development.

Applicants must have been a resident in the UK for at least 5 years, and must not have spent more than 6 months out of the country in a 12 month period

Essential skills and experience:

Understanding of common web application architectures

Experience of deploying and configuring machines in a cloud environment e.g. AWS, Rackspace

- Knowledge of application deployment strategies and Continuous Integration, particularly Jenkins

- Comfortable with configuration management tools: at least one of Salt, Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar

- Previous experience deploying web services in PHP & Ruby or Python; or previous experience developing web applications in PHP & Ruby or Python

- Knowledge of the use of version control systems such as Git or Subversion

- Experience of team leading a DevOps team

If successful, you will have the chance to work with the most up-to-date DevOps technology stack in an agile and innovative environment, where the work you do is highly regarded and contributes a huge amount to the success and direction of the project.

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 Senior DevOps Engineers of any age for this role. LinuxRecruit are a leading open source specialist and provide services as an agency and an employment business. 

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