Infrastructure/DevOps Analyst


£400 a day

Our client, a global asset management and investment firm require the services of an Analytics Infrastructure Specialist to assist them in an initial 9 month piece of work. Based out of their central Glasgow offices, the team this role sits with is responsible for maintaining a global security analytics technology platform. It serves as a key platform for fulfilling Cyber Security, CERT, investigations and threat requirements, and for Security information and event management.

The aim of this role is to assist the team in improving the agility and automation of the firms analytics platforms. Typical activities will include: working with a geographically diverse team to provide well-documented, monitored, stable and supportable plants, implement automation tools that integrate with bespoke configuration management frameworks and APIs and recommending and testing changes to improve performance and stability at the configuration or code level.

In order to be successful in this exciting new opportunity you must be able to demonstrate the following key skills and experience:

-Infrastructure automation and integration experience using Python and/or shell scripting

-Understanding of O/S and networking concepts: Linux/Unix system administration, HTTP, encryption, debugging and other related protocols

-Demonstrable experience with software version control, deployment & build tools using devops SDLC practices (Git, Jenkins, Jira)

-Configuration Management, orchestration and deployment experience (ideally with Ansible)

-Comfortable working with a Linux-based command line

Ideally, you will also possess the following skills:

-Prior experience deploying and managing large scale analytics platforms, preferably Splunk

-Splunk data engineering and configuration experience

-Kafka and syslog

You will have exemplary communication skills, comfortable with engaging at senior stakeholder level and be confident in your approach to working as part of a geographically diverse team. If you feel you have the right skills and experience APPLY NOW with an up to date CV!!

Posted by Head Resourcing Limited, 11 Apr