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DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Various Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000000668_1512986918
Contact Name: Prospectus
Contact Email: Ashley@prospectus.co.uk
Job Published: December 11, 2017 10:08

Job Description

DevOps Engineer
Location: Hampshire

The Company
The client provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focused solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers.
The type of person they are looking for would be a passionate, driven individual dedicated to writing clean code, who will work well in a team of around 10 developers. The team work together, individually and will have regular meetings sharing challenges and success using the agile style of management.

The ROLE:
People who thrive in our environment, are self-motivated, organised and want to naturally share knowledge and contribute to technical discussions and learn. With great communication skills, you'll be customer-focused and want to create and deliver value.
·In this role, you will work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate our Management Platform and component business critical tools.
·You will help automate and streamline our operations and processes and build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations support.
·You will be able to understand and take the best course of action when a critical production system has an acute problem and pull priority and high value tasks as part of a Kanban team.
·Your exposure to an agile working environment is highly desirable.

You MUST have:
·Excellent operational and administrative knowledge of Linux Operating Systems
·A strong understanding of data centre technologies including Servers, Networks, Storage ideally gained through an operational support background
·Demonstrable skill in at least one of the following scripting languages: Python, Ruby, PowerShell, Perl
·An aptitude and desire to identify and automate repeatable tasks for efficiency and accuracy.

Desirable Skills:
·Experience in working within a large-scale cloud or virtualised computing environment
·Experience with applications and network monitoring systems and Protective Monitoring, SIEMs or other security aligned tools
·Experience with Docker and Kubernetes, LANDesk, VMware, OpenStack, Xen/Oracle Hypervisor, Administration of Atlassian tools
·Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in always up, always available service

Benefits
·Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
·25 day's holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service
·Half a day birthday leave, charity day
·Contributory pension
·Healthcare / Dental
·Life cover
·Access to free parking
·Active social and charity events
·Childcare voucher scheme
·Cycle to work scheme
·Onsite facilities
·Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks

Additional Information:
·Interview process-Initial telephone interview, psychometric testing, final f2f with an in-depth technical interview
·Candidates must have lived in the UK for 5 years minimum to achieve the security clearance required for this role.

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