Senior DevOps Engineer, London, £60k-£80k
My client is a leader in telecom and cloud solutions and they are looking for Senior DevOps Engineer to join their team.
If you are an engineer who is comfortable with coding and interested in building out tools and infrastructure focused on system level availability, agility, transparency and scalability, then we have the right challenge for you.
What you will do:
*You will be responsible for maintaining and scaling production services and servers across multiple data centers for complex and data-intensive cloud services.
*You will play a critical part in company's hybrid cloud journey. This means you will assist both in the modernization aspects, as well as supporting existing infrastructure as part of the hybrid strategy.
*You will improve scalability, service reliability, capacity, monitoring, and performance.
*You will write automation code for provisioning and operating infrastructure at massive scale.
*You're an experienced software engineer focused on operations.
*You will learn their applications and how to support them.
*You will work with development teams to make sure applications fit nicely within the infrastructure and that scalability/reliability/security is designed and implemented from the start.
*You will work with QE on building pipelines and automation for delivering and deploying applications to production.
*You will participate in the on-call rotation supporting the application/infrastructure.
*You will roll up the sleeves to troubleshoot incidents, formulate theories and test your hypothesis, and narrow down possibilities to find the root cause.
What you need to know:
*Hands on experience in building fault tolerant and scalable systems.
*Strong development/automation skills. Must be very comfortable with reading and writing Python/Java/PHP code.
*Strong Unix/Linux experience with some experience in managing 100 nodes.
*Tools-first mindset. You build tools for yourself and others to increase efficiency and to make hard or repetitive tasks easy and quick.
*Experience with AWS and AWS APIs is a plus.
*Experience with monitoring large scale environments
*Experience with Configuration Management and CI/CD. Jenkins, Chef, Ansible preferred.
*Experience with containerization is a plus.
*Familiar with web servers (Tomcat, Nginx preferred) and HA Proxy.
*Experience with traditional datacenter infrastructure technologies such as: Load Balancers, Firewalls, Security Appliances, Switching, etc.
*Experience with SIP/VOIP is a plus
*Preferred experience: Splunk, Wavefront, Kafka, Elastic Search, Containers, Kubernetes, VMWare ESXi
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