datancentre

DevOps Engineer - Java, AWS, TDD, Python - EXETER £50,000 TO £80,000

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

  • DevOps background/experience

  • Scripting ability (ideally Python or Ruby)

  • Experience with TDD (Test Driven Development)

  • Previous experience in using TDD frameworks/methodologies to create Java Code based on a user story

  • A Background in Java Development is essential

  • Experience with AWS is preferable

  • 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

 

Data Center Technician Amsterdam 35k-45k euros a year

POSITION PURPOS

The primary focus of this position is to provide services to support the physical IT Infrastructure. The Hardware Technician will be responsible for assembling and implementing hardware solutions, troubleshooting and providing technical support to customers.
 

 

KEY JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

Project Work

 

  • Perform basic level of problem determination for all tickets, emails, chats & phone calls

  • Perform hardware troubleshooting

  • Triage and escalation to the appropriate level

  • Ticket management to ensure SLA’s are met

  • Perform General Hardware/Cage duties:

    • Server assembly and disassembly

    • Server maintenance and repair

    • Single user/emergency access

    • Racking and un-racking of servers and devices

    • Hard drive and memory installs

    • Server console/reboot

    • RAID setup and configuration

    • Cabling and cable management (power/network)

    • PDU Install/Replace

    • Hardware/Cabinet auditing

  • Perform basic software setup

    • Control Panel installation (Plesk/cPanel/Webmin)

    • Server OS installation (Windows/Linux/BSD)

    • Kickstart/reinstall OS

    • Partition configurations

    • Basic network IP configurations

  • Perform basic Switch/Firewall setup

    • Sonicwall TZ Appliances

    • Brocade FCX Switches

  • Coordinate all repairs with customer and NOC staff

  • Monitor and update internal message boards, e-mail, and task list.

  • Keep informed of company and departmental policies.

  • Management and tracking of assets including shipping.

  • Labeling all devices and cables are per company standard.

  • Work closely with third party providers.

  • Other duties as assigned.
     

 

Team Work & Communication

 

  • Helps other team members with any issues they may encounter so as to maintain overall team effectiveness.

  • Actively seeks to promote a healthy team environment so as to maintain and increase overall team morale and individual team members’ job satisfaction.

  • Whenever needed, interacts and assists with members of other teams so as to contribute to the overall company culture.

 

Communication

 

  • Actively interacts with other teams to ensure that all relevant departments are up to speed on all project work being carried out by their colleagues.

  • Establishes and maintains communication with all stakeholders so as to tackle issues or anomalies that may arise.

 

 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

 

Minimum (Necessary) Qualifications:

 

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role in a hosting company

  • A strong working knowledge data center processes and design (power, cooling, redundancy).

  • Ability to document complex problem resolution summaries and repetitive tasks.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective teaming and interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional troubleshooting, problem resolution skills.

  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware, mainly servers.

  • Ability to quickly identify specific issues and troubleshoot accordingly.

  • Must have work experience with different types of cabling and experience managing fiber & copper in a data center environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Proficient in Linux and Windows operating systems.

  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

  • Proficient in written and spoken English.

  • Must be an EU national due to work permit restrictions.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit, type and stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
     

 

 

POSITION PURPOSE

 

 

The primary focus of this position is to provide services to support the physical IT Infrastructure. The Hardware Technician will be responsible for assembling and implementing hardware solutions, troubleshooting and providing technical support to customers.
 

 

KEY JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

Project Work

 

  • Perform basic level of problem determination for all tickets, emails, chats & phone calls

  • Perform hardware troubleshooting

  • Triage and escalation to the appropriate level

  • Ticket management to ensure SLA’s are met

  • Perform General Hardware/Cage duties:

    • Server assembly and disassembly

    • Server maintenance and repair

    • Single user/emergency access

    • Racking and un-racking of servers and devices

    • Hard drive and memory installs

    • Server console/reboot

    • RAID setup and configuration

    • Cabling and cable management (power/network)

    • PDU Install/Replace

    • Hardware/Cabinet auditing

  • Perform basic software setup

    • Control Panel installation (Plesk/cPanel/Webmin)

    • Server OS installation (Windows/Linux/BSD)

    • Kickstart/reinstall OS

    • Partition configurations

    • Basic network IP configurations

  • Perform basic Switch/Firewall setup

    • Sonicwall TZ Appliances

    • Brocade FCX Switches

  • Coordinate all repairs with customer and NOC staff

  • Monitor and update internal message boards, e-mail, and task list.

  • Keep informed of company and departmental policies.

  • Management and tracking of assets including shipping.

  • Labeling all devices and cables are per company standard.

  • Work closely with third party providers.

  • Other duties as assigned.
     

 

Team Work & Communication

 

  • Helps other team members with any issues they may encounter so as to maintain overall team effectiveness.

  • Actively seeks to promote a healthy team environment so as to maintain and increase overall team morale and individual team members’ job satisfaction.

  • Whenever needed, interacts and assists with members of other teams so as to contribute to the overall company culture.

 

Communication

 

  • Actively interacts with other teams to ensure that all relevant departments are up to speed on all project work being carried out by their colleagues.

  • Establishes and maintains communication with all stakeholders so as to tackle issues or anomalies that may arise.

 

 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

 

Minimum (Necessary) Qualifications:

 

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role in a hosting company

  • A strong working knowledge data center processes and design (power, cooling, redundancy).

  • Ability to document complex problem resolution summaries and repetitive tasks.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective teaming and interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional troubleshooting, problem resolution skills.

  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware, mainly servers.

  • Ability to quickly identify specific issues and troubleshoot accordingly.

  • Must have work experience with different types of cabling and experience managing fiber & copper in a data center environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Proficient in Linux and Windows operating systems.

  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

  • Proficient in written and spoken English.

  • Must be an EU national due to work permit restrictions.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit, type and stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.