DevOps Specialist


£600 a day

DevOps Specialist - Global Enterprise Infrastructure

DevOps Engineer required to join our client, based in Edinburgh City Centre for an initial 6 months, paying up to £600 per day with a high chance of extension. This is a hugely exciting contract, offering the chance to work on a very high-profile project from day one with some of the best and brightest in the financial services industry. You will drive automation across a diverse Infrastructure environment at a pivotal time for a well renowned global organisation.

It is essential that you have experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, ansible and have experience developing solutions for repetitive problems using scripting languages such as PowerShell or Ruby. Coupled with this, candidates must be able to demonstrate exceptional technical knowledge covering core windows infrastructure platforms including Windows Server, SAN Storage, vSphere, and enterprise networking.

The ideal candidate will drive automation across IT Infrastructure whilst implementing, managing, and optimising the associated tools and processes in order to deliver highly scalable and resilient global services.

Key Responsibilities:

**Implement and support Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery systems that underpin Infrastructure as Code.

**Implement and support automated, security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation across the global infrastructure estate.

**Implement solutions in line with best practices to provide highly available, scalable systems.

**Liaison with external teams in Infrastructure and Development.

To be considered for this position you must have experience in all/most of the following:

** Experience of systems automation, configuration management, and automated server builds, monitoring tools

** In-depth knowledge of standard Dev Ops tools (Chef, Puppet)

** In-depth knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Powershell, Ruby)

** Knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, Azure)

** MS Windows Server 2008 and above- configuration /support

** MS Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and Group Policy

**In-depth experience in Git based development using widely accepted industry standards.

**Prior experience in Test Driven Development.

This is a one-off opportunity to join a global organisation with an excellent reputation. You will be working within a cutting edge technical environment for an organisation who utilise the very latest technologies.

This is an urgent requirement, so if this sounds interesting, please apply straight away, or call Michael Burrell for an informal chat.

Posted by Cathcart Associates, 11 Jan