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A DEVOPS ENGINEER is required for 12 months (likely to be extended) based in Farnborough paying around £450 per day (Umbrella) Inside IR35

Under general direction, lead the provision, automation and support of the platform used through the full life cycle of the product, contributing to all phases from solution concept to operational support Support, by the use of automation, the full life cycle of the platform and infrastructure from architecture design through technical and user testing, through to implementation and production support. Provide input on solution design from all aspects including usability, capacity, security and monitoring. Provide assistance for production troubleshooting and resolution of issues. Responsible for providing stable platforms across all environments (Dev, Test, Integration & Prod). Responsible for the creation, support and operation of the continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines for the products.

Experience/skills required -

* Demonstrable experience in IT with an in-depth track record in design, deployment and operation of environments.
* Proven ability in the DevOps and Agile toolchains with coding capability.
* Proven ability to self-lead and work in a dynamic agile team environment.
* Exposure to the Financial Services industry and mission-critical systems.

Excellent technical understanding of monitoring and logging techniques and tooling to proactively assess server and application performance, faults and capacity planning across all areas of the technology stack.

Hands on experience with many of the below technologies and tools:

* Platform as a Service (Preferably OpenShift or Kubernetes).
* Cloud technologies Private (OpenShift and OpenStack) and Public (AWS, Azure and Google)
* Containerization (eg Docker).
* CI/CD Pipelines (Ideally Jenkins) and configuration management (Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
* Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of operating systems Linux and/or Windows Server
* Windows Client operating systems
* Web/Application technologies BEA, Glassfish or JBOSS, IIS and Apache
* Windows NTFS permissions and Windows Active Directory
* Transactional Datastores (eg Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server).
* Networking and Firewalls. Consul and load balancing technologies.
* NoSQL Datastores (eg MogoDB, Redis).
* Transport layers such as MQ and RESTful API
* Collaboration toolkits (eg Jira and Confluence) in an agile environment.
* Security (SSL, OAM authentication and PKI)
* Application and platform performance monitoring (Grafana, Nagios)
* Log management (ELK) and visualisation

Start date
12 months
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