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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    EUC, Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Engineer, Systems Engineer, IT Services

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jess Byrne

  • Contact email:

    info@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    68115_1637853618

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Senior Systems Engineer
Location: London & Home Working
Salary: Up to £90,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Job Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expert for Cloud design and operations

  • Drive Engineering discussions in support of business requirements gathering, analysis, and design

  • Implement highly scalable and available solutions based on industry architectural direction, best practices, and practical experience

  • Collaborate with Developers, Systems Operations, and Vendors as needed to solve integration and implementation challenges.

  • Recommend tools and methodologies to Operations and Development to create proof-of-concept implementations for demonstration and eventual integration.

  • Break large complex systems into manageable subsystems and components, each of which can be managed by individuals or teams in a scalable manner

  • Create and utilize automations for initializing and provisioning systems and facilitate larger IT department orchestration.

  • Work with Developer teams and Infrastructure colleagues to convert high-cost inefficient systems and application stacks to low-cost OS platforms and Cloud Providers.

  • Utilize tools like Git, Ansible, Terraform, and Packer to drive consistency of configured systems.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation and utilize version control systems, such as Git

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python), and automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef).

  • Terraform

  • Kubernetes

  • Physical to Virtual conversion using well-known Cloud Platforms (Azure, AWS, Digital Ocean, etc)

  • At least 2 years of direct hands on experience with AWS VPC, EC2, S3, Elastic Load Balancer, Route53, Cloudwatch, CloudTrail, and AKS

  • Hands on experience with Azure DNS, Traffic Manager, Express Route, Load Balancer, Monitor and EKS