£500 - £600 a day

My Birmingham based client is on the look out for a Lead Dev Ops Consultant / Head of Dev Ops to come in for a 6-12 month period to lead and participate in the system and process architecture of their digital transformation programme focused on business facing and customer facing applications.

My client wants a consultant who has experience with:
Experience configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website
Experience debugging a complex multi-server service
Familiarity with network protocols - TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
Experience of deploying and configuring machines in a cloud environment e.g. AWS, Rackspace
Knowledge of application deployment strategies and Continuous Integration, particularly Jenkins
Comfortable with configuration management tools: at least one of Salt, Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar
Previous experience deploying web services in PHP & Ruby or Python; or previous experience developing web applications in PHP & Ruby or Python
Knowledge of the use of version control systems such as git or subversion
Experience administering common open source databases like MySQL, Postgres or MongoDB

Desirable and highly sought after skills for the post:
? Experience working with PHP frameworks (Zend2 a bonus)
? Knowledge of monitoring and logging tools: Sensu, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana
? Metrics: ElasticBeats, Collectd, Statsd
? Containerisation: Docker Engine, Docker Compose, Docker Toolbox
? Cloud: EC2, ELB, Route53, S3, DynamoDB, SQS, Elasticache, RDS, VPC, Security Groups, ECS, IAM
? Provisioning: Terraform, Cloudformation, Ansible
? Configuration Management: SaltStack ? Scripting: Bash, Python, Fabric ? Knowledge of automated regression testing

Posted by Executive Resource Group., 13 Jan