Cloud Engineer

Computer Futures
04 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Computer Futures are looking for an experienced DevOps Platform Engineer to join a leading Ecommerce business in London. A business, which has grown 40% year-on-year for the last 4 years and will continue to grow at a rapid rate. Based within the Platform Engineering Team, you will be responsible for the end-to-end health of company systems, as well as 24/7 services. Being a global business, teams work in unison. Balancing local priorities and workload with a goal of standardising technology and methodology globally. Your DevOps Platform Team will play a critical role in the delivery of enterprise products and services, providing these to a large and growing global customer base. You will be an important part of the Global Platform Engineering Team. You will have direct communication lines to Solution Architects and Software Engineers, operating in an agile environment to drive availability, performance and security. Being a leading member of the Global Platform Engineering Team you are also expected to work closely with the rest of the team globally, ensuring systems are implemented and run in a standardised manner wherever possible. Eventually, it should be possible for the team to use a follow-the-sun support model. How your day will look; Your main responsibilities will be, leading the way in using Ansible to automate the deployment of services that make up the SaaS platform in Azure. You will work closely with the colleagues in Software Engineering, Product Management and Architecture to understand priorities and prioritise your workload accordingly. You will mentor team members (20% of your time), and will strive to eliminate waste and improve performance using tools such as New Relic. This is an opportunity to work within an extremely dynamic environment, where you will thrive to be efficient and engaging. You will be a direct influence on day-to-day operations, driving automation and transition of infrastructure to cloud service providers. If you are passionate about driving continuous improvement in a high volume, high impact environment - then this is the role for you??? Key Skills; Windows Azure (Highly Available .NET Web Apps, SQL Server, Blob Storage, Azure AD & Network Routing). Windows Server 2008-2016. (Linux experience an advantage). Powershell Scripting Skills. (Python is an advantage). Configuration Management experience. (Ansible is preferred). Deployment Orchestration. (Jenkins is preferred). Git source control. Desirable Skills; NetBackup and VMWare. Application Performance Management (APM) tools such as NewRelic and AppDynamics. Supporting network protocols including IP, TCP, HTTP, DNS, SSL. Server, Storage Management and Virtualization. Enterprise Level Storage and Network Technologies. Working in Agile Environments. Wish to apply? Please click on the apply button or contact me on Sthree UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.