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DevOps Senior Operations Engineer

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Recruiter: NexusJobs
Listed on: 15th July
Location: Bristol
Salary/Rate: £60000 - £80000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2021-07-14

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Job Description

DevOps Senior Operations Engineer

Our Client is looking to recruit a Senior DevOps Engineer with at least 5 to 7 years expertise.

They are a young talented team building the next generation video advertising platform.

The key purpose of this role is focused on development in the capacity of improvements to the systems and operational environment by scripting, automation or building of tools.

There are several key areas that require constant development:

Automation - Enhancements to the automation build process. Enhancements are continuously added to the base repository as well as additions of new technologies.

Scripting and Tools - There are many processes, tasks that can be made easier using scripts or custom designed tools in a managed services environment.

We are looking for someone with knowledge of networking and storage, virtualization and operating systems, as well as good knowledge of the Architecture side of the role.

Ideal skills and experience - what are you bringing to the party?

Experience working in operations - making sure the wheels are greased and the ship is humming along

Automation, Packaging, Deployments (Custom Hypervisor, Puppet, Git, scripting, CI services)

Source Code version control systems: Git & SVN

Monitoring: NewRelic, PagerDuty, etc

Programming Languages: Bash, PHP, GoLang

Virtualisation: We have a custom hypervisor (ZPF) but things like VMWare ESXi/KVM/oVirt/RHEV

Classics: Apache, MySQL, Redis, Varnish

Logstash & Elasticsearch

Networking (switching, routing, firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, load balancing, DNS, Cisco, F5, Akamai)

Multi cloud setup - AWS, Digital Ocean, Rackspace, Linode etc

DNS, NTP, SMTP, Jenkins

A solid background in Linux System Administration

Functions and responsibilities

This is a dynamic and varied role, which includes things like:

Build, deployment and maintenance of new and existing environments

Designing and maintaining highly available architectures

Security (patch management, vulnerability scanning & monitoring)

Uptime - design and maintain the systems and networking for uptime, resilience, architecting for failure.

Evaluation of new, cutting-edge technologies to help improve business processes and streamline

Develop highly-available, scalable, robust systems and take ownership of problems as they occur

Undertake ad-hoc out of business hours work for occasional technical support

The salary for this role will be in the range £60K - £80K.

Please send your CV to us in Word format.