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Specialist role Web operations engineer
Summary of the work 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 08/05/2017
Expected contract length  
Location London
Organisation the work is for HM Passport Office
Maximum day rate  

About the work

About the work
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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)

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Her Majesty’s Passport Office Peel 2 NE, 2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF
Working arrangements Full-Time, one day working from home.
Security clearance Candidate should have valid Security Clearance with the Home Office.

Skills and experience


Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Linux
  • AWS, services, SDK
  • Puppet
  • Shell/Bash
  • Ruby/Python or any other high level language
  • WEB servers (Apache, Nginx)
  • 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)
  • Logstash/Kibana/ELK
  • Haproxy
  • Docker
Nice-to-have skills and experience Kubernetes

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