DevOps Engineer

Contract
Peterborough
London
IT and Digital Technology
£300 - £650 per day
J44185

Job description

The role is to help software engineering functions with our client as part of the Engineering Productivity Team, using Infrastructure-as-code to help build and deliver CI/CD pipelines and enable teams to release early, effectively and confidently. This is a new team that has been formed to enable a shift to a full DevOps culture.

The role -
  • Designing a highly available, scalable, secure, optimised, and compliant core cloud infrastructure
  • Capturing and defining the cloud infrastructure design as code using Packer, Terraform, and Ansible
  • Integrating Jira, Github, and continuous deployment tools, to build a robust automated workflow that fully satisfies QA requirements
  • Help build and maintain CI/CD tools, including advanced deployment techniques like blue/green and canary deployments.
  • Working with operations to automate the execution and reporting of application, systems, security, acceptance, compliance, and performance testing
  • Debating and supporting analysis required to take informed decisions on the systems architecture
  • Maintaining the end-to-end service delivery cycle
  • Assist in a move to a Devops culture
  • Provide guidance and support to teams to enable them to release code continuously and confidently

Key skills;
  • Cloudfront
  • Lambda@Edge
  • Terraform
  • Javascript/Typescript
  • Akamai
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Scripting skills


Technical requirements -

  • Experience of Packer, Terraform, Docker and Ansible
  • Knowledge of (or desire to learn) designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of building and maintaining infrastructure for CI/CD pipelines
  • AWS and cloud systems (GCP knowledge a bonus).
  • Scripting languages - Python, Bash, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience writing and creating documentation and diagrams to support your work

Desirable:

  • Experience of CI/CD systems like CircleCI, Jenkins, and Spinnaker
  • Knowledge of Flux and Istio
  • Understanding of different deployment strategies
  • Experience building completely automated CI/CD systems

This role falls inside IR35
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