Overview

Summary of work:

Specialist role – Web operations engineer
Senior DevOps engineer with good knowledge of Linux, cloud computing, WEB applications, Puppet config management, AWS, UNIX open source tools, networking, Internet security, containerisation. Scripting languages Bash+Ruby/Python
Latest start date 15/5/2017
Work is for HM Passport Office
About the work

Who the specialist will work with:
Network Architects and Developers.

What the specialist will work on:
1. Improve and expand AWS platform 2. Apply changes using configuration management tools(Puppet, Ansible). 2. Rotate between agile Development projects providing DevOps expertise and establishing best practices (working with applications written in java/nodejs/scala) 3. Support and troubleshoot complex micro-service based environment(Haproxy/Nginx loadbalancing) 4. Improve monitoring and performance measurement tools(Sensu/Grafana/Logstash/ELK) 5. Participate in the oncall rota 6. Work on containerisation of the services(Docker, Kubernetes) 7. Perform DBA tasks on variety of Databases(Postgres, Mongo, Mysql) 8. Implement and improve security stack/tools 9. Configure continues integration pipelines for deployment 10. Containerisation 11. Automating various tasks using puppet, ansible and scripting (Shell + Ruby/Python)

Skills and experience
Essential skills and experience:

Linux
AWS, services, SDK
Puppet
Shell/Bash
Ruby/Python or any other high level language
WEB servers (Apache, Nginx)
SSL/TLS
Networking(TCP/IP, LoadBalancing, Firewalls)
Databases(Mongo,Postgres or alternative)
RabbitMQ or alternative
Troubleshooting
HTTP
Security in the cloud
DNS
Continues integration for developing applications (Jenkins, GIT, Nexus, Artifactory or alternative tools)
IDS/IPS
Logstash/Kibana/ELK
Haproxy
Docker

Nice-to-have skills and experience:

Kubernetes

Working arrangements

Full-Time, one day working from home.

Security clearance

Candidate should have valid Security Clearance with the Home Office.

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