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Lead DevOps Engineer

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Warwick, Warwickshire View on Map
  • Post Date : June 29, 2022
  • Apply Before : July 30, 2022
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  • Job ID 200071

Job Description

As a Lead DevOps Engineer, you will be a key leader in the advancement of our SpheraCloud SaaS platform. From Designing, building and maintaining automation that powers our cloud-based product deployments to auto-scaling and the ability to easily rollback along with building new pipelines and creating efficiencies through automation. You have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact to the business on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities

• Support application infrastructure to ensure platform is optimized for performance and reliability.

• Build and maintain supporting infrastructure for cloud environments and applications.

• Use wide range of Azure resources to implement scalable, reliable and cost-efficient services.

• Work side by side with your engineers, guiding critical projects, using your subject matter expertise to solve complex problems.

• Perform and automate system administration services including installation, configuration, maintenance, and disaster recovery

• Identify system level issues related to OS configuration and virtual hardware bottlenecks.

• Automation, auditing, and other tooling for security, compliance, and resource usage – Monitor and improve processes for all deployments.

• Take ownership of operational excellence to establish and maintain business focused KPI’s. Use these metrics not only as a basis for positive transformation, but also as a visible representation of your team’s success.

Skills and Experience

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

• Ability to communicate effectively with multiple disciplines.

• Strong analytical skills with the ability to drive reliability improvements.

• Proven success managing and optimizing CI/CD for an Azure-based SaaS application.

• Hands-on-experience with common DevOps tools, including Azure DevOps.

• Strong scripting skills with at least PowerShell or Bash.

• Strong understanding of CI/CD.

• Experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform.

• Working knowledge of version control/source code management tools.

• Experience working in an agile software development life cycle.

• Strong knowledge of both Microsoft and Linux server environments.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL server.

• Strong knowledge of IIS configuration and management.

• Working knowledge of local and wide area networking and associated technologies, e.g. switches, routers, firewalls, VPNs. • Strong understanding of security principles.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar area of study.

Preferred experience

• Experience with Kubernetes or other container-based technologies.

• Cloud-based networking (VNets, App gateways, etc).

• Azure DevOps.

• System or Network Engineering.

• Monitoring (New Relic, LogEntries, Rapid7, Grafana, etc).

• PaaS (WebApps, ASE, Azure SQL, etc).

• Containers/Kubernetes.

• Git, Jenkins, Octopus, ARM, Ansible, Azure CLI or similar.

• Ruby, Python, JavaScript, Perl, PowerShell or similar.

• Experience with Hadoop database and HDFS.

• Experience with Presto SQL query engine