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DevOps Engineer

Location: LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE Salary: 400.00 - 600.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Technology Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3101061
DevOps Engineer (Day rate contract)

We’re recruiting for a (day rate) contract DevOps Enigneer to join my client on an initial 3 month basis, for the right engineer there will be an opportunity to extend this well into 2018!
The DevOps Engineer will directly support the Web Development Team and other relevant business parties with regards to Continuous Delivery, Hosting and Releasing. You will be the link between the operations and development teams, providing expertise on the management, maintenance and support of IT infrastructure, putting in practice your experience with automating processes, continuous integration systems and application release. In addition the successful applicant will support the migration of legacy server infrastructure to cloud environments. This role would be ideal for someone looking to make a step up to owning and managing the DevOps function.

Key responsibilities

• Development and maintenance of automated Continuous Integration and Release Systems for a complex codebase and multiple projects
• Tailor our infrastructure and tool stack to the needs of the software, test and release engineering teams
• Install new tools, develop and maintain scripts on TFS and Azure
• Improve reliability, stability and performance of the existing automated build and test systems
• Become expert in internal systems and provide support to the software and test teams
• Providing the teams with useful metrics and logging frameworks

Knowledge & Skills

• Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Deployment
• Low Risk Releases
• Cloud Hosting Technologies (Azure)
• Package Management on Windows (NuGet &c)
• PowerShell & Automation
• Automated Testing
• Automated Load/Performance/Penetration Testing
• The trade-off between optimizing for MTBF and MTTR
• Windows Server (All Versions)
• Cloud Hosting / Azure / AWS (including PaaS, IaaS and Scaling)
• Team Foundation Server 2015 + Visual Studio Team Services
• PowerShell / Batch Files / Automation
• Continuous Delivery/Deployment with multiple deploys into production per day
• Monitoring and Alerting
• Application Insights or similar logging/monitoring frameworks
• Monitoring/Telemetry Data Analysis

Nice to have

• Blue/Green and Canary Deployments, A/B Testing
• Docker Experience
• Infrastructure as Code and Immutable Servers
• Microservices
• Linux Server
• Service Fabric
• App Fabric

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