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DevOps Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Cloud and DevOps

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rick McGhee

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)161 871 8811

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A very impressive client of mine is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join their team in Oldham on a permanent basis. The successful DevOps Engineer will then have the opportunity to grow their own team.

Key Skills Required of the DevOps Engineer:

  • Strong understanding of Linux tooling and ecosystem (ideally Debian-based)
  • CI/CD processes and tooling (build scripts, Jenkins, etc)
  • IAC & Configuration Management (Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, etc)
  • Monitoring tools (Zabbix, Statsd, Grafana, Prometheus, etc)
  • Immutable infrastructure, containerisation & microservices (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Cloud IaaS experience (ideally GCP or AWS)
  • Experience with deployment/administration of SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Some programming experience

Key Experience Required of the DevOps Engineer:

  • Maintaining quality/security of the solution, keeping up to date with vulnerabilities, and applying patches/upgrades to keep operating systems and software up to date.
  • Ensuring monitoring and observability of all services so incidents can be identified and resolved as quickly as possible.
  • Following industry standards, developing own skills, and the skills of the people around them.
  • Feeding into potential technical solutions using cloud native services.
  • Developing standardised solutions for servers, networks and delivery.
  • Maintaining a list of documentation on how to support and maintain all Purple services.
  • Liaising with external partners such as cloud providers and resellers.

The successful DevOps Engineer will be paid up to £55,000 per annum.

If interested, please apply immediately. We also offer up to £500 for successful referrals.