DevOps Junior Engineer


£400 - £500 a day

My client, a leading government agency based in Central London are looking to consider candidates who wish to develop towards a DevOps Engineer role.

As this is a Junior position the following requirements arent essential, however the client would be looking for a cansdidate who is looking to gain experience and pursue a future in DevOps.

Experience in automated environment provision and configuration management using tools such as Terraform, Jenkins, Ansible or Puppet.
Strong experience essential in software packaging and dependency/version management, using tools such as GIT, RMP, Nexus.
Able to architect and structure into Epics and Stories the environment and tooling needs of external developers and architects.
Experience leading or managing teams using Scrum and JIRA, including leadership of scrum ceremonies (e.g. Sprint planning, daily stand-ups, end of sprint demonstration, retrospectives), liaison with product owners, and management of JIRA workflow and/or agile boards.
In-depth experience essential in at least two of the following six areas:

o user access/identity management, using tools such as OpenLDAP & phpLDAPAdmin, SSH daemon, OpenVPN, PasswordManagerPro.

o monitoring tools, frameworks and processes, e.g. Zabbix, LogStash.

o database administration, using Hadoop, Postgres, Oracle.

o cloud infrastructure technologies such as AWS.

o networking, security, shell scripting, Ruby and Linux/CentOS.

o containerisation, using e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher.

Proven success at conceiving and/or implementing improvements in one or more aspects of DevOps tooling.
Experienced working in multi-supplier teams within large scale projects.
Professional leadership skills – e.g. good communicator, ability to influence and coach others, good leadership skills, good stakeholder management skills, able to solve problems, honesty and integrity, keen to learn, drive and energy.
Either hold already, or be capable or gaining, UK government clearance to CTC as a minimum, and preferably SC level, which requires 5 years UK residency.

4.3 Technologies

Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery Tooling (Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Git, Sonatype Nexus, JUnit, Liquibase, Sonarqube, Docker).
Automated Infrastructure Build and Provisioning Tooling (Jenkins, MCollective, Puppet, Ansible, RPM, Git/Stash, VMWare vCloud, AWS, Terraform, Docker Swarm / Kubernetes and Rancher).
Environment/Service Management Tooling (OpenLDAP & phpLDAPAdmin, ssh daemon, Apache httpd, Squid, NTP, DNS, PostFix, Puppet & Ansible, Zabbix, Security Incident & Event monitoring, OpenVPN, Password Manager Pro, LogStash, Kibana and ElasticSearch).
Collaborative Tooling (JIRA, JIRA Agile, Confluence, JIRA Portfolio, Stash, Crowd, HipChat, Zephry, Capture, Arsenale Dataplane).

If this is something you are interested in pursuing this opportunity please apply now!

E-Synergy Solutions Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Posted by E-Synergy Solutions Limited, 13 Sep