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Digital Dev Ops Senior

  • Job reference: JO0000072626
  • Type: Contract
  • Remuneration: £620.00 per day
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Sector: Technology
  • Start date: 10/01/2018
  • End date: 10/01/2019
  • Application deadline: 16/01/2018
  • Security Clearance: Security Check (SC)

Evodia are currently recruiting for a SC Senior DevOps Engineer on behalf of our Government client. This is an initial 1 year contract offering up to £620 per day based in Birmingham.


We are seeking an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer with a proven track record in software delivery to join our talented team and demonstrate a passion for Development Operations with Evangelistic DevOps culture.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The candidate will help develop the technology and processes for deployment and monitoring of our applications

  • Participating in sprint planning to work with developers and project teams to ensure projects are deployable and monitorable
  • Participating in, and contributing to system and process architecture
  • Working with product managers to understand user needs for new and existing services
  • Working with product teams on a range of tools and services, improving products to meet user needs
  • Working with, and supporting, development teams with application configuration for deployment, monitoring and other automation
  • Working with developers to test, debug and troubleshoot issues and problems
  • Evangelising devops culture
  • Building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to do so
  • Operational management of Linux servers, delivering web application stacks
  • Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems
  • Supporting dev teams with configuring applications for deployment
  • Working with third-party providers and government departments to support a variety of integrations
  • Ensuring that security standards are adhered to
  • As part of this role you will be expected to participate in the 2nd line in-house support and Out-of- Hours support rotas.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience of team leading a DevOps team
  • Experience as a web applications developer
  • Knowledge of installation and management of open source monitoring tools
  • Experience with open source solutions and community
  • Experience working with PHP frameworks (Zend2 a bonus)
  • Knowledge of monitoring and logging tools: Sensu, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana
  • Metrics: ElasticBeats, Collectd, Statsd
  • Containerisation: Docker Engine, Docker Compose, Docker Toolbox
  • Cloud: EC2, ELB, Route53, S3, DynamoDB, SQS, Elasticache, RDS, VPC, Security Groups, ECS, IAM
  • Provisioning: Terraform, Cloudformation, Ansible
  • Configuration Management: SaltStack
  • Scripting: Bash, Python, Fabric
  • Knowledge of automated regression testing
  • Knowledge of Nginx / Elasticsearch
  • Maintain or actively contribute to existing open source project
  • Agile working
  • Experience working with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence


This contract is deemed Outside IR35 regulations.

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