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DevOps Engineer (Linux, MySQL, Phython, etc)

Job Title: DevOps Engineer (Linux, MySQL, Phython, etc)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Start Date: 20/11/2017
Reference: JO0000000668_1511179812
Contact Name: Prospectus
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Job Published: November 20, 2017 12:10

Job Description

DevOps Engineer
(Linux, MySQL, Phython, etc)

Salary: Competitive Salary / Negotiable + Benefits
Location: Hampshire

Are you a self-starter?
Do you have excellent operational and administrative knowledge of Linux Operating Systems?
Are you looking for a company who invests and retains their staff?
If so, this is the perfect role for YOU!

**My 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.

Our Software Engineer team is growing, and we have a fantastic new opportunity, for a Software Engineer to join the team. This position is a back end focused role, but will be flexible regarding experience in software and web development.

The type of person we 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.

We operate in a faced paced and changeable environment, so you will naturally be aligned to our culture of disruption and innovation and relish the challenge of finding ways to make this work better.

If working with a market leading organisation like **My Client**, sounds exciting and you would like to find out more, then we would love to hear from you.

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
·Proven experience with one or more Open Source tools; RabbitMQ, Elastic search, Puppet, Ansible, Terra form, RabbitMQ
·Knowledge with RDBMS (PostgreSQL, MySQL) administration, and SQL script writing
·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

·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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