Salary: £350 - £450 per day

Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands


Devops Lead Engineer – Midlands – 6 months plus – £350-£450ppd

To be consider for this opportunity you must meet the following critera;

Essential Knowledge, Criteria and Skills

  • Experience of leading a devops team
  • Experience in enterprise level monitoring software Zabbix
  • Operating Systems Administration skills: Redhat Linux, Windows, Networking, Middleware.
  • Excellent environment management, automation and scripting skills e.g. Shell/Python/Perl scripts
  • Experience with integrating deployment and automation toolsets into an operational solution.
  • Experience with continuous build, automated deployment, testing and integration methodology and tooling experience i.e.: (Jenkins//Maven/Nexus/Puppet)
  • Experience with the use of version source control systems such as Subversion or Git.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
  • Release and Environment management experience.
  • Experience of designing, deploying and managing technical environments.
  • Strong knowledge of factors influencing performance and ability to tune systems to achieve best possible performance and capacity.
  • Experience with Release and Configuration Management processes.
  • Installation and management of open source monitoring tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience debugging a complex multi-server service common web application / integration architectures (SOA).
  • Working within a product-centric environment.
  • Breadth of experience with strengths in application programming, security, operations, networking and design.
  • Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques.

Desirable Knowledge, Criteria and Skills

  • Managing their workload across multiple concurrent projects each needing DevOps input
  • Agile / Scrum Projects
  • Agile tooling such as Jira and Confluence
  • Oracle database development
  • Full software development lifecycle
  • Server virtualization
  • Development environment virtualisation (e.g. AWS)

Configuration and delivery to Cloud environments (e.g. Oracle Cloud)

Your day-to-day responsibilities with include;

  • Design and configuration of enterprise level software designed for real time monitoring.
  • Design and configuration of customised dashboards for real time monitoring.
  • Configure and administer git source code repositories
  • Create and maintain infrastructure as code using Puppet
  • Configure and understand cloud computing technologies
  • Seek opportunities to grow technology and best practice knowledge and experience
  • Proactively make recommendations i.e. Tooling, monitoring, based on development methodologies
  • Contribute technical knowledge to System Software Roadmaps
  • Design core scripts to automate maintenance and alerting tasks
  • Agile methodologies are understood, embedded and sustained
  • Pilot and implement new and emerging DevOps technologies
  • Provide advice/training/knowledge transfer
  • Highlight/escalate issues as appropriate
  • Provide support for the Live systems

Devops Lead Engineer – Midlands – 6 months plus – £350-£450ppd