DevOps Engineer - Java, Cloud, IaaS - Retail Company

Recruiter
London Office
Location
London
Salary
£60k - £70k pa + Bonus, Healthcare, Discounts
Posted
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DevOps Engineer - Java, Cloud, IaaS - Retail Company

My client is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their technology team. You will be part of the team that enables all the platforms to run smoothly in order to provide stress- free user experience. With almost a billion visits a year to their website it is crucial to maintain the platforms through problem-solving, building software fast in an agile environment.

The successful candidate will come from a Java or Python or PHP background. My client's portfolio of applications are Java based and a Java development background is highly desirable. You will be conversing with engineers who are active in this speciality daily.

You will have a passion for innovation and automation, ideally with open source and Github contributions. You will also be incremental to the automation deployment life-cycle for software releases across multiple platforms. As well as executing and managing build pipeline and processes. You will be required to work collaboratively with the developer team in order to change their mindset regarding blue or green deployment. This then links to the continuously building, deploying, and updating of software.

You will be in a team of 32 who are currently building a private cloud platform. My client is looking to accelerate cloud and mesos build up. You will be working closely with the development team in order to implement the best tech solutions. You will play an active part in this project which will require mentoring junior members of staff as well as working and conversing closely with different teams within the organisation.
What will you be doing:

- Automating the release of applications to make current framework more efficient
- Design and develop configuration systems for deployment for various deployment
- Implement new technology
- Prioritise risks and resolutions that affects delivery and quality
- Proactive and preventative methodology

Essential Skills:

- Linux e.g. RedHat, CentOS, Debian, Fedora or Ubuntu
- Configuration Management ideally Ansible
- Commercial Cloud experience e.g. AWS, Azure, On-premise, Private
- Commercial Java experience

Desirables:

- Continuous Delivery e.g. Hudson, TeamCity
- Containerisation e.g. Docker
- Continuous Integration e.g. Git, Jenkins
- Automation
- Monitoring and Alerting e.g. ElasticSearch or Logstash
- Cluster O/S e.g. DC/OS or Mesos

Benefits:

- 10% Bonus (Circa)
- 8 hours a month to develop your own technical ability
- 24 Holiday Days
- Retail Discounts
- Healthcare

DevOps Engineer - Java, Cloud, IaaS - Retail Company