Senior DevOps Engineer


£400 - £500 a day


As a senior site reliability engineer you will be involved with customer projects through the full development lifecycle from initial presales discussions through planning the development, implementation and roll out of their solution.

You will be involved with a wide variety of open source based projects depending on the customer's requirements and gain exposure to various technologies.

As part of the role, you will also create templates and processes for internal use to aid in the efficiency of future deployments within the company which will aid other members of the team and also increase efficiency within the teams.


, Working with customers to translate business requirements into technical implementations and then following this through to delivery of the solution.

, Performing load testing and bottleneck analysis on customer environments based on customer's expectations on loads expected for the system.

, Designing and building templates and patterns to be used by customers and the rest of the team to enhance the efficiency of the team for future projects where these templates and patterns can be utilised.

, Providing escalation assistance to the support team where required with complex technical issues that they are not able to solve.

, Diagnosing system failures and working under pressure to resolve the issues in the quickest possible time to minimize any impact to customers.

, You may be required to have on-call duties to deal with any out of hours alerts/requests that are raised that require resolution.


Nagios Experiance

Foreman or Katello

DevOps Experience

Strong scripting, prefer experience in Bash, Python, Perl.

Programming knowledge an advantage

Foss experience with common FOSS tools and software

Active contributor to Foss projects in spare time

Platform agnostic, objective for the best solution

Self-managing to some degree able to manage and mentor more junior members of staff

Good knowledge of GNU/Linux

Basic knowledge of at least one scripting language.

Configuration management experience (Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Salt)

If interested, please call me on: 0203 879 4931 | Radius Recruitment | Clay Lewis

RADIUS Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 Months

Rate: £400 - £500 per day

Location: City of London, England

Type: Contract

Industry: IT

Recruiter: radius recruitment

Tel: 02038794931

Posted by radius recruitment, 11 Feb