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As part of the Operational team, you’ll be on the front line of a rapidly growing infrastructure. They're looking for a self-starter with deep OS knowledge as well as programming skills, and who has repeatable and sustainable systems management in mind.

The client rely heavily on automation and software systems to improve our operational efficiency and accuracy, from inventory and provisioning of systems, to monitoring and auto-remediation issues happening in our environment

What You’ll Do:
  • Manage a ~2000 server high volume transactional environment across both AWS and self-hosted Ganeti/Proxmox KVM environments
  • Work with engineering teams to improve the operational readiness of product features. Be the gate keepers of production, raise awareness of potential production stability risks
  • Become part of a PagerDuty based on-call rotation, responding to incidents that need your help to resolve
Must have
  • At least 2 years experience in a Senior DevOps Engineer role
  • Experience managing a complex system ~200+ server environment (i.e. more complex than load balancer → frontend → backend → database)
  • Experience with AWS - CloudFormation/Terraform, vpc, iam, eks, rds, s3, lambda
  • Strong Linux systems administration skills – RedHat, CentOS
  • Application and web server skills – Tomcat/Java, Apache/Nginx
  • Scripting, coding and configuration management skills with the likes of puppet/ansible, bash and python
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment and handle dependencies across multiple teams
  • A strong work ethic, the ability to keep complex tasks organised, and an amazing attention to detail
Nice to have
  • Experience with operating Kubernetes clusters and docker applications
  • Detailed knowledge of web application architecture and infrastructure
  • Experience with CI/CD - jenkins, git, bitbucket/gitlab, nexus
  • Experience with load balancers - HAProxy, nginx, envoy
  • Database operation experience - PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Exposure to APM, logging and monitoring platforms – ELK, Grafana, Prometheus  
If this role sounds suitable, please apply for consideration.

Location: Oxford
Salary: up to £70,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent
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Antony Redmond

Director | Engineering

01189 595552

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