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Junior/Experienced DevOps Engineer - South England Posted Oct 11
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (Home Counties)
 
We are a leading independent media and games company, and are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated Junior DevOps Engineer to join our team.
The successful applicant will be passionate about robust testing and deployment processes, able to work with developer specifications and manager requirements and show initiative in suggesting and implementing improvements to existing setups.

Qualifications & Experience:
We are looking for a minimum 1 year of experience in a DevOps role or 2 years in a linux-focused Systems Admin role. A strong academic background is also preferred, with a degree in computing, science, mathematics or similar, or equivalent industry experience. Games industry experience is not required but desirable, along with an interest and passion for gaming.

Responsibilities:
Maintain, expand and improve existing CI, testing and deployment of web applications and services
Active participation in projects requiring server infrastructure
Pro-active communication of technical problems and needs
Ensuring the highest possible availability of live systems under your remit, including willingness to work out-of-hours in urgent circumstances
Adhering to company software standards
Adhering to and enforcing company security standards

Skills:
Excellent linux server administration (Debian familiarity desirable) including most of:
Strong ability in scripting (Bash/Perl/Python/PHP desirable)
Good understanding of network protocols (including SSL), firewalls and routing
Experience with nginx, php-fpm, mysql/mariadb and java (memcache, redis, beanstalk, elastic also desirable)
Experience with deploying and configuring PHP and Java applications in multiple running environments
Experience with virtualisation technologies (such as Xen, VirtualBox, Vagrant)
Experience with configuration management and remote execution software (such as Salt, Chef, Puppet et al.)
Experience with cloud technologies and infrastructure (AWS desirable)
Experience with version control (git and perforce desirable)
Ability to quickly learn new technologies
Good problem solving skills
Clear communication skills
Ability to work well with individuals and teams

Other Non-Essential Skills:
Experience utilising web APIs to automate tasks
Experience with JIRA and Confluence
Experience with application containers

Ref: 3116..We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate. We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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