DevOps Architect Engineer


£550 - £750 a day


Market leading Payments company based in Hertfordshire requires a Devops Expert on an initial 6 month contract. They are looking for a DevOps expert skilled in the cultural and technical principles & practices of the DevOps movement. You will be supporting the Docker Container based Test Architecture and Continuous Integration pipeline whilst also looking for improvements and upgrades.

You should have previous experience of implementing DevOps tools within an organisation. You will be proficient in the areas of product selection, hands-on tooling, with the ability to justify the use of DevOps in the organisation.
This role is to directly help to continue to improve and build our product development continuous
integration/delivery stack as well as supporting our product development teams.

The following skills are more a wishlist but shows a DevOps generalist is suitable for this role:

Strong experience of working within Agile frameworks - Scrum
Any experience of Kanban, Lean, SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Nexus
Using containers
Design and implementation in any of the following; Oracle PCA, OpenStack, CloudFoundry
Experience of working across numerous architectures x86, SPARC and IBM P Series of particular interest
Strong background in Cloud design and implementation in AWS
Ability to design build and implement a CI server
Strong experience of Infrastructure As Code automation
Able to orchestrate the build and deployment of a container environment
Ability to perform zero-downtime deployments
Able to design and implement centralised logging solutions
Worked with centralised logging solutions within container environments
Able to design and implement a centralised monitoring solution
Strong hands on knowledge of Unix / Linux
Working knowledge of Solaris & Linux
Experience working with Oracle RDBMS, DB2
Experience of any of CloudFormation, CloudFoundry, Python Boto
Strong knowledge of the build tool Maven
Experience with Gradle or Ivy
Experienced with administering Docker containers
Ability to build a network in AWS
Experienced in Configuration Management using Ansilbe
Knowledge of doing this in Oracle PCA, GCP, Azure
Expert in deploying packages using rpm/yum
Strong knowledge of MySql / PostgreSQL databases
Working knowledge of the Atlassian Suite - Crowd, BitBucket, Jira, Confluence, HipChat
Working knowledge of Puppet, Chef
Working knowledge of Ancillary pipeline tools Nexus, Sonatype, CheckStyle
Working knowledge of Solaris package manager
Working knowledge of container Orchestration using Kubernetes, Rancher, Mesos, Swarm
Strong knowledge of the Infrastructure As Code tool Terraform

Posted by Volt Europe, 13 Sep