Platform Engineer (Midlands)

Posted 21 December 2023
Salary Up to £90000.00 per annum
LocationManchester
Job type Permanent
Discipline DevOps
Reference94822
Contact NameIrfaan Choychoo

Job description

Job Title: DevOps Engineer

Are you an experienced DevOps Engineer looking for your next challenge?

Do you have a sound understanding of Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure), CI/CD (Jenkins, Bamboo), Configuration Management (Ansible, Chef, Puppet), and Containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes)?

My client is one of the leading Global IT Consultancy Houses and they are currently looking for skilled and passionate DevOps Engineers to join their team of World-Renowned IT Professionals right away.

Things we seek:

  • Understanding of cloud concepts and how to design secure highly available solutions within the cloud

  • Good Knowledge of Containerisation using Docker / Kubernetes

  • Experience building infrastructure in AWS using Terraform

  • Knowledge and experience in setting up and using configuration management tooling - Puppet / Ansible preferred.

  • Strong Understanding of CI/CD environments and how they facilitate the automation process with other orchestration tools.

  • Reasonable fluency in at least one of Ruby, Go, or Python (preferred but not essential)

  • AWS certification (SysOps/Developer/Architect) - preferred but not essential

  • Extremely sound knowledge of GNU/Linux.

  • Experience debugging complex, multi-server service in a high availability production environment

  • Good communication skills both in written and verbal format with the ability to convey complex technical concepts clearly and concisely

  • Ability to converse with both internal and external stakeholders, holding the appropriate level of conversation at all times

  • Appetite for learning new technologies

Things we like:

  • AWS

  • Jenkins / Bamboo

  • Puppet / Ansible

  • Docker (Swarm / Kubernetes)

  • Hashicorp (Packer / Terraform / Vault / Consul)

  • Python / Ruby / Go

  • Git / GitHub / GitLab

  • Linux (RHEL/CentOS)

  • Core Networking & Load-balancing

  • Graphite / Grafana / Prometheus / ELK

  • SQL / NO-SQL DB's

What you'll bring:

We are looking for Platform Engineers with an appetite to extend their knowledge and apply new skills rapidly on challenging projects. You'll bring a broad range of experience in modern open source stacks, so don't worry if you haven't got strong experience in every skill listed below. If you can demonstrate a good selection of these skills, and a passion for developing exciting new technical skills, then we'd really like to talk to you.

What we'll offer you:

  • Competitive salary

  • Above Market Bonus & Pension

  • Private Medical & Dental

  • Flexi/Remote Working

  • Travel Expenses & Daily Allowance when on Client Site

  • Free Certification Scheme (AWS, Azure, CKA, Hashicorp, Red Hat)

  • Free Macbook, Mobile & Company Credit Card upon starting

  • 4 x Life Assurance

  • 25 Days Holiday (with the option to trade 10 additional days)

  • Flat structure - where the views of all colleagues are valid and encouraged.