Our client is a leading Central Government body seeking 2 x Digital DevOps Site reliability Engineers for an initial 6 month contract.
Role: Site Reliability Engineer : 2 HEAD COUNT
Contract Length: 6 months
Location: 1 role for Manchester, 1 for Newcastle. If the candidate has excellent Linux skills then they can be based in Leeds
IR35: in scope
Pay Rate to Candidate: £700 umbrella
Security Clearance: SC Clearance (ideally looking for somebody with already but are willing to bring people in with BPSS and have the undergo the SC clearance)
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.
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);