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Platform Engineer - SC Cleared

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    Wiltshire, England

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    Roddy Coltart

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    over 1 year ago

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    3 Months +

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Platform Engineer - SC Cleared required. I am looking for an SC Cleared Platform Engineer to join my client, a leading technology company, based in Wiltshire on an initial three month contract (possibility for extension).

The Platform Engineer will be responsible for:

■ Building balanced customer platform product teams delivering "Platform" as a capability within their organization

■ Create and implement infrastructure architectures for Pivotal Cloud Foundry deployments

■ Establish continuous delivery pipelines for deployment of Pivotal Cloud Foundry and related products in a customer's infrastructure

■ Design and implement continuous integration and continuous delivery processes to deliver customer apps to production, fostering a culture of continuous process improvement

■ Provide operational assistance and guidance for Pivotal Cloud Foundry including; monitoring, management, disaster recovery, security compliance/auditing, networking, storage, service brokers and build packs

■ Work with customer platform teams to establish Service Level Objectives (SLOs), Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs), and Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) for their offerings, along with associated monitoring

■ Work with customer platform engineers to minimize and automate toil

■ Continuously learn and be at the leading edge of Pivotal and industry trends

The Platform Engineer must have the following skills/experience:

■ You will have experience in release management or production operations

■ You will have been a part of or led agile development teams

■ You will have worked with Concourse, Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity or other Continuous Integration tools

■ You will have a development or DevOps automation background (infrastructure as code)

■ You will be experienced in VMware vSphere / ESXi / ESX

■ You will have expert knowledge of networking and related technologies (e.g. load balancing / DNS / SSL / firewalls / NAT / SDN)

■ You will have expert knowledge of Linux / Unix systems

■ You will be experienced in using git

■ Experience with production systems and dealing with production issues

■ A clear understanding of cloud service and deployment models

The Platform Engineer will ideally have the following skills/experience:

■ OpenStack, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud experience

■ Experience with Chef, Puppet, BOSH, or related automation / orchestration tools

■ Experience with a platform as a service product such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar

■ Some experience working with DNS, NTP, SAML, oAuth 2, Active Directory

■ Solid understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (NewRelic, AppDynamics, Cacti, Graphite, Logstash, Nagios, Ganglia, Splunk, vROPS, Datadog, etc.)

■ A background in Windows deployment, automation, and related technologies

■ Experience with database (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL) and messaging middleware technologies (e.g. RabbitMQ)

Ultimately, you will become an agent of change within customer organizations.

If you are a good fit and have SC Clearance please apply immediately.