DevOps Engineer - Government Department - 12 month Contract - London

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DevOps Engineer - Government Department - 12 month Contract - London

  • Reference J14915
  • Limited:Up to £550 per day
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationLondon
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Our client is seeking a number of outstanding DevOps Engineer, who can make a positive impact, and want to contribute to the most demanding and exciting new digital service for the UK Government. 

The DevOps Engineer will have outstanding skills and must be ready to quickly get to work within an agile multi-disciplinary team of Developers, Designers, and Analysts focused on the organisations flagship welfare reform programme.

You will be an integral part of that team in designing, creating and improving new and existing products, platforms and transactions across government.

Responsibilities:

  • Dev Ops & Prod Ops best practises commensurate with the build, maintenance and management of high volume transactional web sites and webs services.
  • Application deployment strategies and continuous integration across multiple environments and releases using a micro-service architecture.
  • Building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to optimise this process.
  • Configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef.
  • Operational management of Linux servers, delivering a complex web application stack with strong expertise in virtualisation.
  • Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems.
  • Administration and build of RDBMS and NoSQL database technologies (e.g. MongoDB, MySQL).
  • Networking concepts, technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, IPSec, HTTP, SSL, FTP, DHCP, and DNS).
  • Installation, configuration and management of open source monitoring tools.
  • Deploying and configuring virtual machines in a hosted environment.
  • 3rd Line technical support to Production Operations.

Experience required:

  • Ideally the candidate will have been the  lead DevOps, working on a major project or programme with experience in defining DevOps architectures, target operating models and providing thought leadership to other DevOps team members.
  • You will have significant demonstrable experience of configuring web, application and database infrastructure in a fast moving development environment.
  • Previous experience in building and supporting high volume, public, transactional production platforms and sophisticated automated DevOps environments is essential.
  • A strong technical foundation in build, release and environment management.
  • Passion for and ability to design and support robust build, deployment and configuration management systems for multi-tier Java applications.
  • Good experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Travis-CI, and Go).
  • Scripting and object oriented programming skills.
  • Experience with automated testing tools relevant to infrastructure integrity.
  • Experience in configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website.
  • Experience in debugging a complex multi-server service based on a micro-service architecture.
  • An understanding of common web application architectures and design patterns.
  • Good experience in network protocols and their appropriate use.

What is in it for you?

The impact of your work will create better digital services in government, which will change the face of public services and have the potential to transform the future of millions of people. You will also have the opportunity to deliver innovative technology that carries real value for users.

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