DevOps Engineer


£450 - £500 a day

6 Month Contract - Edinburgh - £450-£500+ per day

The Client

Spring Technology's client is currently embarking on an ambitious digital transformation journey.
To enable this journey, the IT service department is transitioning to an internally hosted private cloud platform in the form of a VCE VxBlock.
Their vision is to make continuous delivery and infrastructure as code a reality throughout the organisation.
To that end, they have formed a highly skilled agile team of engineers, with a broad experience of DevOps (Jenkins, Openshift, Ansible), Linux, infrastructure and build automation.

The Role

We need an experienced DevOps / Build Automation Engineer, preferably with significant experience with containerised platforms (e.g. Openshift or Kubernetes) to help them on their journey.
They need to implement a container orchestration platform on our private cloud infrastructure, including:

Replacing package/server based solutions with containerised deployments on a PaaS platform
Advising development teams in best practice for CI and CD deployments on containerised platforms
Helping development teams move from traditional development model to a DevOps model
Installing, configuring and maintaining the toolset to achieve the above.

They are an agile team and we value people who are keen to help out across all the work the team undertakes.

Essential Criteria

Expert knowledge of Docker, Jenkins and Ansible
Solid background and understanding of Linux, particularly RHEL 7. Experience with SE Linux would be beneficial.
Strong scripting skills, e.g. Python, Bash, Go
Significant experience with containerised platforms, preferably Openshift or Kubernetes, would be a major plus.
Experience with Gitlab, Artifactory, Selenium, Black Duck, Sonar, OpenSCAP would be advantageous, as would, experience of implementing SDN with VMWare and NSX.
Exposure to enterprise scale software builds and integration.
Proven ability to work in an agile team using Scrum or Kanban.
Effective communication skills in written and verbal English.
Passionate about development and delivery, can-do attitude.


6 Month initial contract
£450-£500+ per day depending on experience
Possibility for extensions
Great agile working environment

If you have the above skill set and are interested in a great opportunity in Edinburgh then apply now to Spring Technology.

All Candidates must have a basic disclosure for Scotland.

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Posted by Spring, 11 Jul