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Junior DevOps Engineer

  • Job reference: 26399
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum

Job title: Junior DevOps Engineer
Location: London
Salary: up to £40,000

Are you passionate about automation and integration? Are you thrilled about learning and using the latest cutting edge technologies? Do you wish to work in a fast-paced, highly progressive start-up environment? If so, keep on reading…

A renowned digital agency with an exciting and diverse portfolio of clients is looking for a capable and motivated Junior DevOps Engineer to take over all aspects of the configuration and maintenance of their computer systems, development pipelines and hosting environments. Reporting directly to an Infrastructure Manager, you'll play an integral role in the company's day-to-day operations as well as their ambitious growth plans.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Manage configuration automation and operation of client website hosting solutions and internal systems
  • Use and enhance system monitoring tools, log collectors and notification systems to anticipate and respond to security or usability concerns and reduce noise
  • Respond to and resolve help desk requests promptly and courteously
  • Work closely with development team members to assist in tooling, automation, logging and infrastructure decisions
  • Maintain and continuously improve our Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment processes and associated tooling
  • Administrate and maintain infrastructure including firewalls, databases, malware protection software and other components in both physical and cloud environments
  • Provide technical support for hardware and software issues that our team, and clients encounter
  • Create and verify backups of data

Primary skills required

  • Must have experience with system administration of RedHat Linux 6 or 7 systems
  • Relevant qualification in a related field
  • Very good understanding of digital and web application development, preferably in Agile environments
  • Extensive experience with LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) and AWS services
  • Proficient in Git with experience of BitBucket and GitHub
  • Experience of SaltStack configuration management or alternatively Chef or Puppet
  • Experience of the PHP and Python programming languages, Shell scripting * Familiarity with the Atlassian Suite including JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo
  • Experience of automated testing, build and deployment with Bamboo, Jenkins or similar
  • Some experience of Varnish, Memcache, Redis, Apache SOLR, Elasticsearch, Beats and Munin
  • Ability to respond to help desk requests after hours on a limited basis
  • Optional experience with SELinux

Successful candidate will benefit from a competitve salary, staff bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, work-life balance incentives (and share options after 2 years).

If you're looking for a new challenge, please apply below!

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