DevOps Engineer

  • Location

    Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Haslam

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  • Job ref:

    EH Devops Engineer _1562750611

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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My client a Leading Blue-Chip Company based in Stockton-on-Tees are searching for a passionate DevOps Engineer, to help with the company's transformation of the way they develop, build and release software.

Responsibilities will Include:

  • Recommending and maturing best practices and tools
  • Analysing and improving existing build and release lifecycles.
  • Configuring Jenkins and build executors, developing Jenkinsfiles, configuring Jenkins projects, multibranch pipeline configurations, troubleshooting failed builds.
  • Configuring networks, subnets, and firewall rules for both Azure and/or on-premises infrastructure.
  • Developing builds, pipelines, and storage solutions for dependency libraries and build binaries using Jenkins, Artifactory, Azure Storage, Maven, etc.
  • Writing configuration management code for Ansible and ARM.
  • Writing container code for Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes.
  • Writing shell scripts for Bash.
  • Working with other departments to requisition and configure new Azure and/or on-premises infrastructure.
  • Azure administration and infrastructure development using Azure Portal, ARM templates, Ansible.
  • Oracle Database and PostgreSQL configuration and administration.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a related technical field,
  • Direct experience in Software Development, Networking or System Administration role.
  • Experience scripting and automating deployments and management of IT solutions.
  • History of building process and repeatability into your work products.
  • Broad understanding of tools and technologies with a preference for Azure, Jenkins, Bitbucket/Git, and Kubernetes/Helm.
  • Source Control (Git, Bitbucket)
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Bamboo, VSTS)
  • Infrastructure Automation (Terraform)
  • Configuration Management (Jenkins, Ansible)
  • Deployment Automation & Orchestration (Jenkins, VSTS, Octopus)
  • Container Concepts (LXD, Docker)
  • Orchestration (Kubernetes, Mesos, Swarm)
  • Cloud (AWS, Azure, GoogleCloud, Openstack)
  • Build and deployment of cloud based and hybrid-cloud solutions with Jenkins, Git.
  • Strong operational experience in Linux/Unix environment and scripting (Python, Perl, Shell).
  • Experience with configuration, automation management, health checks, single point of failure, notifications in either Azure or AWS environments.

If this sounds something of interest, please apply for immediate consideration.