Digital Dev Ops Engineer - Linux

Job Title: Digital Dev Ops Engineer - Linux
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southend-on-Sea
Salary: £550/£600 Per Day Umbrella - INSIDE IR35
Start Date: Sept 2018
Reference: JD/C/17764
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 31, 2018 12:09

Job Description

Job Title: Digital Dev Ops
Contract Length: 6 Month initial 
Location: Southend
Interview Process: Tel/face to face
IR35: In-scope
Security Clearance: BPSS (HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard)

Responsible for: Operational management of Linux servers, delivering a complex web application stack; building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to do so; testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems; and supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment.

You will have:

● An understanding of common web application architectures.
● Experience in configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website.
● Experience in debugging a complex multi-server service.
● Scripting or basic programming skills.
● Familiarity with network protocols - TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
● A strong technical foundation in build, release and environments.
● Passion for and ability to design and support robust build, deployment and configuration management systems for multi-tier Java J2EE & .Net applications.
● Experience using: installation and management of open source monitoring tools; configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef; deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment (EC2, Google App Engine etc.); application deployment strategies and continuous integration; Networking concepts, technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, IPSec, HTTP, FTP, DHCP, and DNS); Virtualization systems (VMWare, Xen, etc); Operations team experience; administering application servers, servlet containers, and web servers (WebSphere, Apache Tomcat, Jetty, Nginx, Mongrel, Microsoft IIS, Apache HTTP server, etc); integration tools (Jenkins, Travis – CL, Go);

CV deadline: Thursday 2nd Aug @ 11am

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