Devops Engineer / Systems Administrator - Perm - Epsom

Job Title: Devops Engineer / Systems Administrator - Perm - Epsom
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Epsom
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + benefits
Start Date: 2018-12-03 00:00:00
Reference: MMC DevOps
Contact Name: Martin McClenaghan
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 22, 2018 12:58

Job Description

Devops Engineer / Systems Administrator - Perm - Epsom - Surrey - Up to £75k

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced DevOps Engineer / Systems Administrator to join a nimble and creative leader in the Big Data industry, willing to invest in you, your future development and success. This is a permanent role.

Where the business is currently growing rapidly there are a number of new, fresh and "Greenfield" projects that the new hire for this creative enterprise will get to be a part of. If you are enjoy working on the latest technologies then this role is for you.  

Essential Skills

  • Experience of working with Terraform/CloudFormation & configuration management tools – Puppet and/or Ansible/Chef/Salt
  • Proven experience of building and managing continual automation, deployment & delivery environments
  • Experience of running infrastructures on cloud platforms, appreciation for their failure modes, and designing HA architectures
  • Strong knowledge of Linux OS – Ubuntu/Debian preferably CI/CD tools – Gitlab/Jenkins
  • Containerisation – Kubernetes/Docker Swarm
  • Monitoring/Logging/Metric tools – Prometheus/InfluxDB/Graphite & Grafana Strong scripting knowledge – Bash/Python
  • Excellent team working skills and ability to manage own workload
  • A willingness to learn new things and experiment with new technologies Security focused, best practices and governance

Desirable Skills

  • Hands on experience with AWS, Azure, Google or Openstack
  • Core networking experience (CCNA certified) – VPN, VLANs, routers, firewall, load balancers Knowledge of the full development lifecycle, agile practices such as Scrum/Kanban
  • Disaster recovery planning, scaling, high availability & backup knowledge Experience with virtualisation – VMWare
  • Experience with version control – Git Experience with Let's EncryptExperience with Hadoop clusters & Big Data architectures
  • NoSQL (Cassandra/MongoDB/Redis) - Cluster administration, backup Messaging-oriented Middleware – Kafka & RabbitMQ/ActiveMQ Relational DB – Postgres/MySQL

Salary will range from £60-£75k per annum for the right candidate depending upon experience and interview performance.

If you are considering new opportunities please do contact Martin McClenaghan on 01277 635819 or email at