SysOps Automation Engineer

Recruitment Genius
04 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The SysOps Automation Engineer will work collaboratively to help this consulting firm build and deliver quality data-driven systems in a full DevOps-like way. They are looking for a person to "Automate all the Things" with strong programming skills but also with architecture and system administration background.

Role Responsibilities:
- Automate infrastructure launch and network security configuration mainly on cloud based environments.
- Automate the configuration management process.
- Collaborate to build and improve continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment processes.
- Automate release management for different technologies.
- Manage the baseline configuration and changes through appropriate change control mechanisms.

Essential Skills:

- 3+ years experience in a SysOps role.
- Experience of building complex infrastructure with Terraform and Ansible.
- Background in UNIX/Linux administration.
- Experience of "infrastructure as code".
- Experience with build and configuration management tools.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience with relational databases.
- Enthusiastic attitude to investigate and resolve problems.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.

Desirable Skills:
- Experience with Go language.
- Knowledge of scripting languages.
- Previous experience of AWS.
- Previous experience of Azure cloud provider would also be considered positively.
- Ability to understand and use new technology quickly.
- Apply best practice in the planning and organising of own activities.


- Jenkins
- Terraform
- Ansible
- Docker
- Vagrant
- Packer
- Nagios
- ELK stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana)
- Azure

Please note you will need to comply with Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) to be offered this role. In addition you may have or may be sponsored for Security Clearance (SC). As such applicants MUST have the legal right to work in the UK and ideally have lived in the UK continuously for the last five years.

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