DevOps Engineer

United Kingdom, Staines
11 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Job Type
DevOps Engineer - Planning & Collaboration Tool Administrator

The company is the largest independent video software provider to the pay TV market. Headquartered in the UK, we have additional sites located in several countries such as Belgium, Canada, India, Israel, and the United States The Team The Engineering Services group is building a DevOps team to provide support to a global engineering and services organisation with over 3,000 engineers.

Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging closely with architects and development engineering teams to deliver scalable services to support the complete software lifecycle with minimal/zero downtime.
  • Working in partnership with cross-functional teams in the capacity of delivering applications to production through various controls and operationalizing them for support.
  • Build automation scripts and frameworks to improve operational processes and procedures.
  • Learn, deploy and document newer technologies for the potential deployment of services
  • Support escalations as needed.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Extensive experience configuring, deploying and administering Jira, Clarity PPM and Confluence.
  • In-depth Windows, Linux or other Unix system administration experience.
  • Previous experience delivering a new product, including methodologies, for an enterprise solution.
  • Must be flexible, collaborative, have strong initiative and be a clear communicator.
  • Must be good at setting up and troubleshooting environments
  • Experience in deployment automation, monitoring and maintaining large-scale services with various underlying dependencies in a complex environment.
  • Strong knowledge/experience with Application and Infrastructure Delivery automation, orchestration and configuration management.
  • Experience managing Cloud migrations and operating within cloud environments. (VMware,vSphere, AWS, Azure and Google Cloud)
  • Experience with physical and virtual Networking
  • Continued establishment of best in class DevOps development, automation and deployment practices, policies and standards.
  • Experience with BASH & Python programming/scripting languages.
  • User management - LDAP, SSO
  • Network knowledge - TCP/IP, DNS, NTP

Other Skills:

  • Service Monitoring rollout - Solar Winds/ Nagios or similar
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages (Ruby, Perl etc.)
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting VMs in a virtual environment
  • Experience with Application Load balancing and network troubleshooting.
  • Exposure to / working knowledge of the following tools: Artifactory, Bitbucket, ClearCase, Code Collaborator, Coverity, Docker, Gerrit, GitHub, Jenkins, Rally, SonarQube, Subversion (SVN)

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