Web Operations Engineer

Rethink Recruitment Solutions Limited
£80k - £700k pa
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Web Operations

Greater London

£60k-£80k depending on experience + benefits (including car allowance, bonus, pension)

Joining a leading international retail group that is heavily investing in technology to maximise ecommerce capabilities.


The applicant must have demonstrable experience configuring web and application servers and possess a fundamental understanding of Linux. An ideal candidate will have previous experience supporting a large production platform.

Duties & Responsibilities

- Operational management of Linux servers, delivering a complex web application stack
- Building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to do so
- Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems
- Supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment
- Sharing on-call duties


- Understanding of common web application architectures
- Experience configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website
- Experience debugging a complex multi-server service
- Scripting or basic programming skills
- Familiarity with network protocols - TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
- Familiar with Linux container technologies and related areas such as Docker
- Familiar with PaaS technologies such as Cloud Foundry and Heroku
- Installation and management of open source monitoring tools
- Configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible
- Deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment
- Understanding of application deployment strategies and continuous integration
- Working within a product-centric environment