DevOps Engineer

06 Jan 2017
15 Jan 2017
Fantastic opportunity to work for part of one of the largest businesses in the UK and a leader within their field. This is very much a forward-thinking business and as such, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the newest technologies available. They are now looking for a DevOps Engineer to expand their team of leading IT and technical professionals. Responsibilities: - Systems/application support - o To support the Ops Team in ensuring the smooth functioning of the business applications and other server systems. - o Support on all internally developed applications to 3rd line technical support level. - o Facilitate technical and business operations knowledge transfer to the Systems Team, including documentation of systems architecture, operations and technical support standard operating practices. - Systems development - o Support all internally developed application transition and release support for all development activities - o Provide input on Technical Architecture and solutions in order to continuous improve all elements of the infrastructure. - o Contribute to major systems projects providing input into systems development - General systems maintenance and administration - o To ensure the business applications and systems are functioning correctly, by undertaking regular monitoring and analysis - o Working with other Systems Administrators in maintaining applications and related systems - Adopting a blend of developer and operations attitude to ensure successful delivery of various internal and external projects Requirements: Technical Requirements/Knowledge - Administration of IIS with .Net application connectivity - Continuous Integration tools - Apache administration (with Java and Tomcat application connectivity) - Web Server administration - Oracle/MS SQL database administration - Use/understanding of at least one high level programming language - Scripting (Perl, Python or Shell) - Windows and Linux OS Administration - Networking (LAN/WAN/Internet) This exciting opportunity will encompass a blend of systems/application support, systems development, maintenance and administration. Our client is looking for solid experience in a technical support and design role with previous experience of providing 3rd line support in a similar field. You will need to be able to analyse problems and determine appropriate solutions and have in-depth experience in a technical support encompassing varying hardware and software platforms. Excellent communication and problem solving skills are also key as is the ability to work under pressure. Keywords: Developer, IT Operations, Oracle, SQL, Programming, Perl, Python, Shell, 3rd line, Applications, Technology