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DevOps Engineer

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  • Ref: LS3375


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.

DevOps Engineer responsibilities include...

Systems/application support

  • To support the Ops Team in ensuring the smooth functioning of the business applications and other server systems.
  • Support on all internally developed applications to 3rd line technical support level.
  • 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

  • Support all internally developed application transition and release support for all development activities
  • Provide input on Technical Architecture and solutions in order to continuous improve all elements of the infrastructure.
  • Contribute to major systems projects providing input into systems development

General systems maintenance and administration

  • To ensure the business applications and systems are functioning correctly, by undertaking regular monitoring and analysis
  • 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

DevOps Engineer requirements include...

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. 

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