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DevOps / Cloud Engineer - Scotland - to £58K + bens

  • Location

    Perth, Perth & Kinross

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £58000 per annum + bens

  • Contact:

    Heral Bharadia

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Location: Perth and 2 days working from home

Role: DevOps / Cloud Engineer

Salary: £40-58K + bens

Skills: cloud, aws, linux, unix, bash, python, ruby, git, jenkins, puppet, chef, salt, ansible, SQL, Oracle, databases.

Our client are looking for a self-starter with a passion for service and for extending your knowledge base as well as technical leadership experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and expansion of automated provisioning and deployment processes.
  • AWS Instance Creation (EC2), Configuration, and Maintenance.
  • Automating AWS tasks using AWS tools, sdks, cloud formation scripts, command line tools.
  • Ensure proper uptime, rollback capabilities, load balancing configuration, database configurations, backups, for all environments.
  • Disaster Recovery preparedness with multi-zone and/or multi-region options.
  • Communicate with development teams to create new customer builds or environments.

Skills & Experience required:


  • Experience with cloud services (ideally AWS), hosting applications and services on Prod and Non Prod.
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX systems and Windows and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks.
  • Experience with different databases, including working knowledge of SQL, relational data stores (we use Oracle, MSSQL and Postgresql).
  • Familiarity with continuous deployment methodology and other common DevOps tools including Git, Jenkins, XLRelease/Deploy, Bladelogic and configuration tools such as Chef, Puppet, Salt, and Ansible.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, including Bash, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • A commitment to best practices. We'll want your opinions on operational processes, DevOps, deployment checklists, and more.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate with customers, vendors and partners, and across all levels of the organisation.
  • You like being part of a team and enjoy working with other engineers.
  • You're a great communicator and are capable of not just doing the work, but teaching others and explaining the "why" behind complicated technical decisions.
  • You're open to good ideas, wherever they come from.
  • You aren't afraid to roll up your sleeves: This role will evolve over time, and we'll want you to evolve with it!

If you possess the above with solid written and communication skills apply NOW!!!