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Job Ref:  204733355
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
05/10/2016 03:26
Devops - Systems Engineer


Initial 3 month contract

Leading Telecoms Company

Demanding an entrepreneurial approach to new technology, you will support the evolution of the existing cloud based infrastructure service to better utilise off-the-shelf services and tooling. Your knowledge of cloud based services will provide you with the relevant experience to deliver innovative solutions designs that will drive forward improvements in the automated configuration and deployment of the infrastructure.

As well as supporting the technical evolution and design of the infrastructure, working within an agile development team you will provide hands-on development capabilities to deliver the technical evolution. The opportunity to deliver significant service improvement projects and the selection of new technologies and approaches to cloud infrastructure design and automation will develop your technical knowledge, skills and authority. If you thrive on innovation and technical change within the digital space, this is the role for you.

What you will do:

* Provide technical expertise to design and deliver a cloud based infrastructure service

* Develop in-house tooling based on Linux, scripted primarily in Python and Bash, to work with the Amazon AWS API and state-of-the-art configuration management tool
* Provide a reliable and respected voice for the cloud based infrastructure supporting a web
* stack with peak demand of over 16,000 concurrent users and a shop transacting over a million pounds a day.
* Engage with solutions architects and application technical leads in the delivery of key
* systems and projects
* Build relationships and collaborate effectively with product owners, application development teams, technical architects, support teams and external suppliers
* Provide consultancy and guidance to Digital colleagues on infrastructure and web related
* Issues

Essential Skills

* Have experience of software design and systems development as well as a experience of delivering secure AWS cloud based infrastructure related projects using an agile approach
* Have experience of implementing off-the-shelf services in order to evolve a cloud based infrastructure
* Have experience of system administration, automation of system configuration, and debugging in a complex multi-nodal environment
* Be fluent in Python, Linux, and Bash scripting coupled with network design skills
* Have significant experience in configuration management using Puppet
* Have used Git as a mechanism of managing version control of source code
* Have familiarity of monitoring and logging capability within a cloud based infrastructure
* Be able to juggle conflicting demands on your time and resources
* Demonstrate good communication skills, both verbally and in writing
* Be able to work as part of a team in either our London or Leeds based office
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