Platform / DevOps Engineer


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Platform / DevOps Engineer - Midlands
Job Type
Midlands - Telford / B'ham area
Salary Details
Lisa Willshire
023 8081 7159

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Job description

Platform / DevOps Engineer
Global Consultancy
Midlands, Telford or Birmingham area
Salary £50-80k base (depending on experience / grade) and benefits

As a tier 1 preferred supplier to one of the world’s leading consultancies we have be asked to assist with the search and selection of a Platform / DevOps Engineer, to work as part of an agile team to help clients build and continuously improve digital services using the best of open source software.

We’re looking for Engineers that aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck-in. You should learn quickly and love a challenge. Working with public sector clients, primarily with open source software, you’ll be surrounded by some amazing people and working in one of the best cultures that you can find.

KEY SKILLS / ENVIRONMENT (please note not all essential)
• Experience debugging complex, multi-server service in a high availability production environment.
• GNU/Linux.
• 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
• 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

Training in some of the above is also available, with industry certifications where possible

We are keen to build strong relationships with IT consultants based on providing a transparent and supportive service. Now in our 18th year we pay promptly and are a stable contracting partner in good financial health. Deerfoot IT: Est. 1997. REC member. ISO certified. *Each time we send a CV to a recruiting client we donate £1 to The Born Free Foundation (charity no. 1070906). We never send your CV without your email authorisation.