Platform Engineer / DevOps (Linux)

Job Title: Platform Engineer / DevOps (Linux)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH28222_1633016726
Contact Name: Luke Achilles
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 30, 2021 16:45

Job Description

Platform/DevOps Engineer (Linux)

I am recruiting exclusively for a Plaform/DevOps Engineer for a client in the West Midlands (with remote working).

These will be for 6 month contracts and sit outside of IR35.

£350-£450 a day

Key Accountabilities

  • The safe & secure release of code into the estate (working with development teams)
  • Ensuring that the Linux infrastructure is healthy, secure, and up to date on all code versions.
  • Providing intelligence and insight about the infrastructure into the development teams.
  • Maintaining associated monitoring systems such as "New Relic" to ensure that intelligence about the platforms at all layers is available to all teams.

Main Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing, and managing automated security tooling for infrastructure at scale
  • Establish and continuously enhance CI\CD pipeline tooling and practices for the benefit of process automation and expediency, including ceremonies such as sprints, retrospectives, reviews and backlog pruning
  • Assist with the reduction of vulnerabilities in the build and deploy process
  • Work with internal and external teams for the purpose of root-cause identification and fix implementation
  • A primary point of contact for the security of our high-availability eCommerce environments by testing/tuning of security capabilities and including managing access, reporting, alerting and advocating for exemplary posture.
  • Architectural design and implementation of networks and infrastructure used by our complex UAT, staging and production environments.
  • Research, examination and implementation of new security services and open-source tools to complement our estates
  • Maintain eCommerce specific technical documentation

Essential qualifications/skills

Base Technologies

  • Ubuntu/Debian
  • PHP 7.x
  • MariaDB/MySQL
  • GlusterFS
  • HAProxy
  • Reddis Clusters
  • Elastic Clusters
  • Ansible / Puppet / Automation
  • Content Delivery Networks

Core Infrastructure disciplines

  • TCP/IP Knowledge
  • Packet Tracing & Network Debugging
  • Bind/DNS Management
  • Iptables/UFW Management
  • Routing & Switching Design
  • Hypervisor / Virtual Platform
  • Advanced Host level Diagnositics

Please apply with a copy of your CV for a swift response.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.