Ref: 18032021LC_1616078303

Platform/DevOps Engineer

England, Greater Manchester

Job description

Platform/DevOps Engineer


AWS Platform/DevOps Engineer - North-West - c£65K

AWS Platform/DevOps Engineer - North-West - c£65K

Are you looking for a new exciting challenge in DevOps?!

Our reputable consultancy client working in the Public Sector is on the lookout for keen Platform/DevOps Engineers based in their North-West location.

It's a DevOps Engineer role working as part of an Agile team to help clients build and improve digital services using the best of open source software. You'll be working on cross-functional engineering projects building supportable and sustainable services working with some of the greatest technology. This company has a strong focus on improving on the need for employees to develop and progress.

Things they seek;

* Appetite for learning new technologies
* 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
* Extremely sound knowledge of GNU/Linux.
* Experience of building infrastructure in AWS using Terraform
* AWS certification (SysOps/Developer/Architect) - preferred but not essential
* Knowledge and experience of setting up and using configuration management tooling - Puppet preferred.
* Reasonable fluency in at least one of: Ruby, Go, Python
* Strong Understanding of CI environments and how they facilitate the automation process with other orchestration tools.
* Ability to converse with both internal and external stakeholders, holding the appropriate level of conversation at all times

Things they like;

* Linux (RHEL/CentOS)
* Core Networking & Loadbalancing
* Puppet
* Python / Ruby / Go
* Jenkins / Bamboo
* Git / GitHub / GitLab
* Graphite / Grafana / ELK / Prometheus
* Docker (Swarm / Kubernetes)
* HashiCorp (Packer / Terraform / Vault / Consul)

The benefits will include:

* Base Salary
* 25 days holiday (option to purchase a further 10)
* Gross Income Protection Insurance - 50% of salary
* Life Insurance - 2 x salary
* Private Medical
* 5% Bonus
* Contributory Pension 4% employee/6% employer

Training and Investment

* Large investment in employees training and development. Personal training plans and career progression ladder provided from day 1, investment in certifications, courses, event attendance, hackathons and global meet ups all common place.

The right candidate will need to be eligible of Security Clearance.

The client is actively looking for these candidates and will be interviewing within 48 hours for the right candidates. If you'd be keen to hear more, simply send an email to

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