DevOps Engineer - Central London

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DevOps Engineer - Central London

  • Reference CL-POJ-180302-02
  • Limited:£550 per day
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationLondon
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Dev Ops Engineer required to work with a large central Government Department on a 12-month contract based in central London. The Dev Ops Engineer role is out of scope of IR35.


As a Dev Ops Engineer, you will be working on a high profile and flagship government digital transformation project that will scale to support 10 million of the UK population.


Key Responsibilities:

  • DevOps & ProdOps 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 using 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 (24x7 on call)


Experience Required:

  • Ideally you will have been a 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, 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.



This role requires SC Clearance. You must be willing to undergo the SC cleared process if you are not  currently cleared.

Please apply if you meet the above requirements.


DevOps Engineer - Central London

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