CLOUD & DEVOPS

Devops Engineer

DevOps Engineer / Cloud Automation Solutions Architect

  • Locations - London

  • Eligible for SC clearance would be a bonus but not essential

  • Salary - £70,000 to £100,000

 

DESCRIPTION

Our client voted as one of the best workplaces 2017, is a leading European professional services firm providing consultancy and support to large enterprises in the field of data centre automation..

 

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, They have successfully delivered data centre automation projects in some of the largest organisations in both the public and private sectors across Europe.

 

The Role

You will deliver hands-on, business-oriented strategic and technical consulting to our clients for cloud infrastructure and data centre automation solutions.

 

Our Engineers and Architects come from a DevOps background and are technically adept in configuration management tools, continuous development, Linux environments and have experience of delivering cloud infrastructure and cloud automation.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities


You will join a project engineering team and focus on adding hands-on technical expertise, ensuring outcomes meet the highest technical and agile standards.

 

We expect our engineers to understand the client’s project aims and to offer professional and commercial insight to ensure client satisfaction as well as representing the commercial interests of the business.

 

We always expect our engineers to be very self-sufficient when engaged in smaller assignments representing the company by themselves, always ensuring customer satisfaction through high quality work and outstanding client care.

 

REQUIREMENTS

·         Must have Public Cloud knowledge/experience - AWS or Azure ideally

·         Experience with Terraform would be massively beneficial

·         Strong knowledge of Linux based systems

·         DevOps background/experience

·         Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible and Salt

·         Knowledge of various cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, Openstack

·         Scripting ability (ideally Python or Ruby)

·         Knowledge of Containers and Container Orchestration such as Docker or Kubernetes

·         Experience of Agile / Scrum methodology

·         A passion for open source technologies and the open source community

·         Demonstrable experience in cloud-automation

·         Demonstrate the ability to quickly learn new technologies.

·         Demonstrate the ability to solve complex, multi-system problems.

·         Have experience of stakeholder management within complex organisations.

·         Be comfortable with being responsible for the delivery of significant cloud and automation projects.

·         Be willing to work in multiple locations and prepared to travel.

·         Be a fast learner, ambitions, and comfortable working in high-pressure environments.

·         Exhibit a proven track record of continually looking for ways to improve customer satisfaction.

 

BENEFITS

25 days Holidays

Annual flexible benefits allowance offering a choice of;

- Private medical insurance

- Dental cover

- Gym membership

- Buying holiday

- Company pension

- Tax efficient salary sacrifice schemes

- Childcare allowance

- Cycle to work scheme

 

DevOps Engineer / Cloud Automation Solutions Architect - London - £70,000 to £90,000

DevOps Engineer / Cloud Automation Solutions Architect

  • Locations - London

  • Salary - £70,000 to £90,000

  • Eligible for SC clearance would be a bonus but not essential

 

DESCRIPTION

Our client voted as one of the best workplaces 2017, is a leading European professional services firm providing consultancy and support to large enterprises in the field of data centre automation..

 

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, They have successfully delivered data centre automation projects in some of the largest organisations in both the public and private sectors across Europe.

 

The Role

You will deliver hands-on, business-oriented strategic and technical consulting to our clients for cloud infrastructure and data centre automation solutions.

 

Our Engineers and Architects come from a DevOps background and are technically adept in configuration management tools, continuous development, Linux environments and have experience of delivering cloud infrastructure and cloud automation.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities


You will join a project engineering team and focus on adding hands-on technical expertise, ensuring outcomes meet the highest technical and agile standards.

 

We expect our engineers to understand the client’s project aims and to offer professional and commercial insight to ensure client satisfaction as well as representing the commercial interests of the business.

 

We always expect our engineers to be very self-sufficient when engaged in smaller assignments representing the company by themselves, always ensuring customer satisfaction through high quality work and outstanding client care.

 

REQUIREMENTS

·         Must have Public Cloud knowledge/experience - AWS or Azure ideally

·         Experience with Terraform would be massively beneficial

·         Strong knowledge of Linux based systems

·         DevOps background/experience

·         Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible and Salt

·         Knowledge of various cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, Openstack

·         Scripting ability (ideally Python or Ruby)

·         Knowledge of Containers and Container Orchestration such as Docker or Kubernetes

·         Experience of Agile / Scrum methodology

·         A passion for open source technologies and the open source community

·         Demonstrable experience in cloud-automation

·         Demonstrate the ability to quickly learn new technologies.

·         Demonstrate the ability to solve complex, multi-system problems.

·         Have experience of stakeholder management within complex organisations.

·         Be comfortable with being responsible for the delivery of significant cloud and automation projects.

·         Be willing to work in multiple locations and prepared to travel.

·         Be a fast learner, ambitions, and comfortable working in high-pressure environments.

·         Exhibit a proven track record of continually looking for ways to improve customer satisfaction.

 

BENEFITS

25 days Holidays

Annual flexible benefits allowance offering a choice of;

- Private medical insurance

- Dental cover

- Gym membership

- Buying holiday

- Company pension

- Tax efficient salary sacrifice schemes

- Childcare allowance

- Cycle to work scheme

 

DevOps Engineer Málaga, Andalusia, Spain · Operations

DevOps Engineer

Málaga, Andalusia, Spain · Operations

DESCRIPTION

Our client, a global leader in e-commerce, media and entertainment, is seeking an engaging a skilled DevOps Engineer. Our dynamic team doesn't just embrace new technology, we develop ground-breaking products and brands to support our international gaming platforms. Our mix of legendary brands and gaming platforms are supported by a diverse group of professionals in all facets of media, marketing and other corporate operations.

Collaborating closely with colleges across different teams, you will be working toward an automated, secure and scalable delivery pipeline and to streamline the development process. You should be able to quickly and effectively identify and troubleshoot production issues.

You will be an active observer of technology trends and have willingness to adopt new and current tools, technologies approaches in a fast-moving online industry.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential skills

 

·         Over 2 years relevant experience in configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Linux-based production systems.

·         2 years of automatically provisioning, configuring and deploying environments

·         with at least 1 year of experience with Ansible or similar tools.

·         Solid Continuous Delivery experience (Jenkins + IaaC like job DSL or 2.0 Pipelines).

·         Experience with at least one of virtualization/cloud Development language skills (Python or Java/Groovy is a must, Node.js, Angular will be a bonus).

·         Experience and belief in Agile principles such as Kanban, Scrum, TDD/BDD.

·         A Can-do attitude, willing to take ownership and a desire to resolve problems.

·         Time management, communication skills.

·         Fluent English.

 

Desired skills

·         Open-minded and ready for rapid changes

·         Drive for continual improvement

·         Strong communication skills (excellent at explaining technical concepts to non-technical people)

·         Ability to work in multitasking mode

·         Capable of building a product without a lot of direction

 

BENEFITS

·         Working for a leading start-up

·         Working alongside a very talented team

·         of data scientists and engineers

·         A competitive salary

·         Health insurance

·         Preferential gym rates

·         An awesome office environment in Málaga

·         Office next to the beach

·         Convenient transport links

·         Flexible working time

 

Please submit CV's in English.

DevOps Engineer – London, Farringdon £50,000 - £80,000

DevOps Engineer – London, Farringdon
£50,000 - £80,000

Our client, a fast growing and fun gaming company, are currently looking for a DevOps Engineer.

We are looking to hire a Senior System and Infrastructure Engineer to manage the activities at our London location and help building and expanding our infrastructure and supporting tools and technologies. With a solid technical background as a DevOps Engineer, the Senior System and Infrastructure Engineer will work closely with the development teams and the cooperate IT to implement the strategy according to the department roadmaps that will support the company’s growth.

Skills and Requirements

  • Work closely with the developers in order to coordinate setup of new machines and support our infrastructure scaling.

  • Monitor infrastructure costs and expansion across multiple hosting facilities.

  • Support the office IT including networking and office hardware (Personal Machines, Servers on premises, emails, VPN etc.) 

  • Provide technical support to the team across the organisation to extend our CI capabilities

  • Manage our virtual servers to support our testing environments

  • Manage the server monitoring team

  • Provide support for the company supporting tools like Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, Crowd, Bamboo etc

  • Systems support (installing and configuring software, fixing issues, etc.)

About You

  • A proven track record as a DevOps engineer in a similar environment

  • Strong knowledge of Dev Ops, Linux Administration, Application Support, CI and Service Delivery.

  • Experience in deploying cloud solutions – AWS / Google

  • Data center experience (racking and stacking)

  • Experience Source control management (Git)

  • Linux enthusiast

  • Hands-on experience with someone that will own, develop and be accountable for many parts of our systems and processes

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and well-rounded in infrastructure technologies.

  • Experience with Continuous Integration

  • Knowledge of scripting/programming language (perl, ruby, python, etc.)

  • Experience in automation via chef and bootstrap

  • Experience with CDN

  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, Crowd and Bamboo

Why choose this company?

A spacious kitchen in our state of the art office in swanky Farringdon which includes free cereal, fruit and onsite Barista, weekly breakfast and lunches plus an awesome games room that includes table tennis, PlayStation, Foosball table and Yoga studio. On top of this we have a top 25 grossing app!!!

Benefits

  • Up to 5% employer pension contribution with Aviva 

  • Private Health insurance with Vitality 

  • Full dental insurance 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Long term disability insurance 

  • 25 days’ holiday 

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Eyecare vouchers 

  • Events throughout the year 

 

Cloud Engineer - Glasgow - £60,000 - £75,000

Position: Cloud Engineer

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £60,000 - £75,000

Type: Permanent

About the Role

The Cloud Engineer is responsible for technical aspects of The company’s Cloud Hosting. The role is responsible for supporting the company’s hosting requirements for all levels of customer. This includes multi-tenanted AWS instances for mid-tier customers and single tenanted Private Cloud, dedicated servers for Tier 1 customers.

This role reports to the Head of Cloud Engineering and is responsible for the day to day processes that support the availability, scalability and security of the SaaS platform.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Responsible for day to day operations that support The company’s global SaaS Cloud Hosting requirements.

  • Assist the Head of Cloud Engineering to plan and rollout new customer environments.

  • Design and work with the IT Operations team to deliver cost effective and fit for purpose cloud and internal infrastructure solutions designed to meet performance, cost, redundancy and SLA requirements.

  • Plan and manage infrastructure migrations between cloud platforms and regions. ? Ensure existing infrastructure and systems meet performance, cost, redundancy and SLA requirements.

  • Design backup and DR plans that are effective, documented, reviewed and tested on a regular basis.

  • Assist other IT Operations team members on required maintenance activities, projects and other tasks required to maintain or improve cloud infrastructure

  • Develop, implement and communicate any required infrastructure changes in a careful and deliberate manner to improve The company’s cloud systems including enhancing security, performance, simplicity and resiliency.

  • Define processes & procedures for the ongoing maintenance of The company’’s icloud systems maintaining adequate and accurate system documentation.

  • Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualifications or professional certifications appropriate to a Systems Administrator role.

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role.

  • Demonstrated extensive experience with AWS technologies including EC2, ELB, S3,

  • VPC, RDS.

  • Demonstrated experience with IBM’s Softlayer cloud platform is desirable.

  • Strong general networking and network troubleshooting knowledge. Routing, VPN, network security, DNS.

  • Strong systems administration knowledge under Linux Operating Systems.

  • Experience with file system clustering and replication.

  • Experience with replicated database environments:

  • Preferred experience in NoSQL database MongoDB.

  • Software development or scripting experience.

  • Strong ability to document completely and accurately at all levels of solution implementation

  • Strong understanding of Service Desk, Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Configuration

  • Management and Computer Operations IT disciplines.

  • Results oriented, willing to take responsibility and accept accountability for actions.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Requirements:

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Responsible for the planning, roll out and day to day operations that support The company’s global SaaS Cloud Hosting requirements.

  • Responsible for reviewing and improving The company’s Cloud architecture with "best practices" including the design and implementation of:

  • The use of virtualization and bare metal servers secure networks secure data processing and storage failover and recovery models scaling infrastructure to achieve company performance under load objectives implementation of effective "user experience" monitoring and reporting

  • Responsible for managing Cloud Hosting resources and budgets, including Cloud Engineering staff.

  • Participate in probation reviews and performance appraisals for team members.

  • Recruit new staff for the team.

  • Monitor Cloud Engineers work loads and plan and optimise resources.

  • Track and report on group progress towards the Cloud Engineering objectives.

  • Participate in Management Meeting activities and reporting as directed.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5-10 years of infrastructure operations, specializing in Cloud Architecture.

  • 3+ years leading or managing an IT Operations team.

  • Bachelor degree preferred.

  • Prior experience as a Senior Engineer for medium to large IT projects.

  • Experience in managing AWS VPC, networks and services.

  • Experience in designing highly secure networks, database and application server environments in AWS facilities.

  • Experience with file system clustering and replication.

  • Experience with replicated database environments:

  • Preferred experience in NoSQL database MongoDB.

  • Software development or scripting experience.

  • Strong ability to document completely and accurately at all levels of solution implementation

  • Strong understanding of Service Desk, Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Configuration

  • Management and Computer Operations IT disciplines.

  • Results oriented, willing to take responsibility and accept accountability for actions.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • High degree of initiative and sense of urgency.

  • Ability to work on multiple, simultaneous initiatives.

  • Strong at explaining technical information to non-technical people.

  • Dealing with high-concurrency environments and the primitives used to manage them.

  • Experience managing IT Operations teams (4-6 engineers).

  • Ability to identify talent to grow the team.

  • Experience with public cloud billing (AWS).

  • Assist in preparing cost analysis based on actual and expected usage.

  • Act as SME for demand inquiries on our Cloud Platform including Private Cloud implementations.

  • Strong business sense and be technical and analytical.

  • Experienced at working with large data sets.

  • Attention to detail and drive to make improvements.

Benefits:

  • 5 weeks annual leave

  • 10 days sick leave - p/a

  • Company laptop

  • 5% employer pension (6% as of April, 2019)

  • Opportunity to participate in the company share scheme after completion of successful probation

Head of Cloud Engineering - Glasgow - £90,000 to £100,000

Head of Cloud Engineering (×1)

Glasgow, UK Permanent GBP 90,000.00 to GBP 100,000.00

Senior IT, Development & Engineering role within the Computer Software / SaaS industry

 

Job Description:

About our client

At our client we believe that the best decisions are made when people understand the full picture. So our team created a new way to automatically search, review and manage information from public registries, credit bureaus, property/asset valuation sites and a growing range of trusted KYC data streams across the world.

Today our client has business centres in London, Glasgow, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore and hosts the KYC SaaS platform in multiple data centres in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore.

About the Role

The Head of Cloud Engineering is responsible for overseeing the architecture, technologies, operations and managerial aspects of our client’s Cloud Hosting. The role will own the company’s hosting requirements for all levels of customers. These levels include multi-tenanted instances for mid-tier customers and single tenanted “Private Cloud” environments for Tier 1 customers. Our client currently operates in AWS and IBM Bluemix, with the goal to support all major suppliers of Cloud Hosting Services within 2019. A strong requirement for this role is that the candidate is currently or has previously owned the Cloud Hosting function for a large SaaS based company with global rollout responsibilities. This role reports to the VP of Engineering and is responsible for planning, directing and designing all of our client’s cloud hosting delivery; with set goals for availability, scalability and security of the SaaS platform.

Responsibilities & Duties

• Responsible for the planning, roll out and day to day operations that support our client’s global SaaS Cloud Hosting requirements.

• Responsible for Our client’s Cloud architecture with “best practices” including the design and implementation of:

• ○  The use of virtualization and/or bare metal servers

• ○  Secure networks and internet access

• ○  Secure data processing and storage

• ○  Failover and recovery models

• ○  Scaling infrastructure to achieve company performance under load objectives.

• Responsible to manage Cloud Hosting resources and budgets, including Cloud Engineering staff, preferably staff numbers of 10+. • Participate in probation reviews and performance appraisals for team members.

• Recruit new staff for the team.

• Monitor Cloud Engineers work loads and plan and optimise resources.

• Track and report on group progress towards the Cloud Engineering objectives.

• Participate in Management meetings and reporting as directed.

Qualifications & Experience

• Operated in a senior role of equivalent responsibility within a large SaaS company operating a B2B solution.

• Managed Cloud Hosting in multiple cloud providers with experience preferably in two or more of Amazon Web Services,, IBM Bluemix, Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform or Google Cloud Platform.

• Managed the SaaS platform with global rollout responsibilities, across multiple locations.

• Responsibility for availability and performance of the SaaS platform with experience in both large data and high volume daily transactions (circa millions) and concurrent user access (circa thousands).

• Has owned the hosting responsibility with decisions on architecture, operational staff and budgets.

• 7+ years of infrastructure operations experience, specialising in Cloud Architecture.

• 5+ years leading or managing a SaaS based Cloud Operations team.

• Bachelor degree preferred.

• Prior experience as a Development Manager or Network Engineering Manager.

• Experience in designing highly secure networks, database and application server environments in a Cloud Hosted facility.

• Experience with file system clustering and replication.

• Experience with replicated database environments.

• Strong ability to document completely and accurately at all levels of solution implementation.

• Strong understanding of Service Desk, Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Configuration Management and Computer Operations IT disciplines.

• Results oriented, willing to take responsibility and accept accountability for actions.

• Strong interpersonal communication skills.

• High degree of initiative and sense of urgency.

• Ability to work on multiple, simultaneous initiatives.

• Strong at explaining technical information to non-technical people.

• Dealing with high-concurrency environments and the primitives used to manage them.

• Experience managing IT Operations teams (10+ engineers).

• Ability to identify talent to grow the team.

• Experience with Cloud Hosting billing.

• Preparing cost analysis reporting based on actual and expected usage.

• Act as SME for demand inquiries on our Cloud Platform including Private Cloud implementations.

• Strong business sense and be technical and analytical.

• Experienced at working with large data sets.

• Attention to detail and drive to make improvements.