Development Ops Engineer - Bodmin

Posted 195 days ago
£30 - £47,000 pa
Closing Date: 31 July 2019
Full Time Permanent

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Development Ops Engineer reporting to the Systems Architect/Board of Directors.  This is a key role within a growing team in a large NHS system supplier which services UK wide NHS clients.

You will be able to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools, able to code and script and have experience with systems and IT operations.  However, your primary task will be working with other members of the DevOps team to develop the CLOUD hosted solution. 

The role also includes secondary platform development and integration for threat protection and vulnerability scanning tools throughout the infrastructure and management application stack of Prometheus, Graphana and Elasticsearch with the existing in-house product and technology teams.

Key Tasks

  • Contribute simultaneously to different projects
  • Efficient time management and task prioritising
  • Implement and extend code
  • Proficient at one language and capable of writing quality code in different languages
  • Writes production quality robust code, understanding interaction, races and emergence
  • Comfortable with parallelisation and asynchronous flow
  • Aware of and controls memory usage when writing code, thinking of solution as a whole
  • Identifies and solves logical problems
  • Understands data structures and can design them for general use
  • Understands and employs Unit testing when necessary
  • Comfortable with compilers and linkers
  • Understands document structures for solutions

Ideal candidate

  • Possess relevant qualifications in computer science
  • Cloud general – OpenShift/Kubernetes, OpenStack/KVM, Ansible, Consul
  • Security – Vault, Nessus, ClamAV
  • Linux – RHEL, CentOS
  • Cloud Visibility – Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Prometheus, Graphana
  • CI Pipeline – Jenkins, Blue Ocean, Spcewalk, SonarQube, GITlab, NuGeT
  • Accomplished coder
  • Proven professional experience on OpenStack architecture and administration
  • Knowledge of open-source middleware applications – Redis, MySQL, PosgreSQL, SOLR
  • Production working experience with frontend web services including Apache and NGINX
  • A team player with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience of dealing with clinical safety would be highly advantageous.

The package on offer is highly competitive and in line with experience.  A starting salary of £30-47k per annum plus pension, increased holiday allowance and healthcare to name a few excellent perks of this growing establishment.  Ongoing career development support is offered also.

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