10th July 2018
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Full Time Devops Engineer
Up to £50,000 plus benefits
Aquila Heywood is a well-established successful pension administration software provider. We’re looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our Technology division and support our Agile and Lean ways of working.
The Transformation of our business is about investing in our people, adopting Scrum, XP, Kanban and DevOps capabilities such as automated provisioning, configuration and deployments on a virtualised landscape. This role is critical in realising our ambitions, we’ve adopted Scrum and XP practices, migrated to Bitbucket, Jenkins, mavenised the builds and we’re overhauling our entire infrastructure landscape.
Our direction is virtualisation with VM Ware, provisioning with Packer and Chef and a true adoption of DevOps philosophies, ways of working and tooling. As a DevOps engineer you’ll be working side by side with Scrum teams ensuring a smooth, rapid flow of software to our customers not only provisioning environments but also configuring them and deploying solutions to our customers and optimising that pipeline through automation.
Collaborate as part of a small DevOps community with Scrum teams to optimise the product delivery pipeline to our customers
Shorten the cycle time to market through the automation and optimisation of environment provisioning, configuration and deployment
Bring your energy to learning, sharing and evolving our knowledge and capabilities in DevOps to create a rapid, seamless application delivery pipeline.
Work Experience & Skills
Strong commercial experience of managing complex multi-tier Java enterprise infrastructure environments
In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills
In-depth knowledge of platform and application automated deployment technologies (e.g. Chef, Packer, Docker)
Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP)
Exposure to continuous integration and build tools (e.g. Jenkins)
Use of source code version control (e.g. bitbucket)
Linux/Unix system administration skills with a bias towards RedHat Enterprise and Windows system administration.
In depth knowledge of virtualisation platforms such as VMWare
Good database knowledge and SQL skills (on an enterprise database such as Oracle)
Understanding of software and infrastructure architecture including performance tuning applications, infrastructure and databases.
Configuration of firewalls, load balancers and other network equipment.
Software development experience.
Experience of application servers such as WebSphere, WebLogic or JBOSS.
Good understanding of infrastructure and application security including Cross Site Scripting attacks and SQL injection attacks and the use of a WAF. Understanding of OWASP objectives and requirements.
Experience with planning for Disaster Recovery.
Exposure to ITIL.
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