DevOps Engineer

A leading Professional Services company is looking to hire a DevOps Engineer to join their DevOps Team. You will be responsible for automating build and software configuration management related tasks. As the DevOps Engineer, you will work closely with both Software Development and IT Operations groups to ensure that the final releases are up to organisational standards and are released successfully without negative impact to our Clients. You will also be responsible for building out our continuous integration platform across several software products.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute in building enterprise software delivery patterns using build and release tools.
  • Creation of configuration for internal customers responsible for scheduling and or deployment to Quality Assurance and development Integration environments
  • Creation of configuration items for non-production environments to support Software Development Life Cycle for internal customers
  • Contribute in implementing source code control management best practices
  • Develop and maintain our internal release management process
  • Contribute on new and existing software build and delivery process.
  • Develop, maintain and support high-quality in-house software build systems for Enterprise class software
  • Automate scripts to deploy software in an automated process.
  • Apply established design, best practices, tools, and configuration management principles as defined by the architect and the team
  • Contribute and review ongoing improvements of the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for Software Configuration Management
  • Responsible for scheduling and deploying to QA, Staging and Production environments
  • Creation and maintenance of an automated build/release scripts and plans
  • Communicate effectively with members of software development and other project related groups to ensure processes and project objectives are met

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable experience as a DevOps/SCM engineer, or in a position with similar skill sets and responsibilities.
  • Experience using Jenkins & Git
  • Experience using a Scripting language such as Python, Shell Script or Perl.
  • Experience in administering application Servers and web Servers (Nginx, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat)
  • Experience building and managing Docker containers
  • Proficiency with Linux. Red Hat Enterprise Edition preferred.
  • Relational database experience. Preferably Oracle with a working knowledge of PL/SQL.
  • Familiarity with network protocols – TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of n-tier web applications.
  • Knowledge of Desired State Configuration technologies such Puppet, Chef, Docker Compose or Ansible.
  • Capability to support a software development teams’ timelines and targets.
  • Experience working with Agile Scrum teams, including those distributed geographically
  • Familiarity with principles of continuous integration and the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Strong knowledge with Continuous Delivery Concepts.
  • Strong problem-solving skills required, and ability to follow through to completion