DevOps cloud engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500.00 - £565.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Mark Leader

  • Contact email:

    mark.leader@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00027318_1551114567

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

My client based near Euston are in the market for a DevOps cloud Engineer to join them ASAP for 6 months.
The rate is £500-£565 per day.

Responsibilities:

Contribute to the design of systems and architecture

Assess the businesses cloud maturity, review existing Azure cloud implementations, identify gaps and suggest improvements

Research new technologies to implement within the DevOps environment to improve the process of code deployment to our environments, seek out in-efficiencies and match relevant technology solutions to resolve them.

Follow a source control culture within the configuration of Servers and Applications where environments configurations are stored in code for a fully automated process.
Form part of 24/7 support roster to support applications after hours, where possibly train the other DevOps team members to resolve issues and reduce the dependency on yourself or other Tech team's afterhours.

Sit in Development meetings at project inception to ensure standards set by DevOps are maintained, especially with respect to logging and monitoring of application health, compatibility with infrastructure design, security requirements and compliance and best practices.

Maintain knowledge of the inner workings of all applications within your relative portfolio, ensuring that all system dependencies are documented.

Essential Skills:

Significant experience using Azure Technologies, including (but not limited to):
Azure DevOps (VSTS) - designing and implementing release processes for development teams
AppInsights and Azure Monitor - significant experience troubleshooting applications (PaaS, SaaS, etc) using AppInsights and Log Analytics. Familiarity with writing queries using Kusto query to determine root cause of outages / problems.

Azure Functions / Durable Functions / PaaS / SaaS - familiarity (or experience with) building functions / apps with native Azure technologies. (Note: you don't need to be a developer, just understand how Azure works, how the technology fits together, and how to troubleshoot these apps when they break)

History of successful implementation of complex Azure or hybrid cloud architecture solutions, using the following Azure technologies…PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, Azure Websites, API Apps, Azure SQL, etc

Expert knowledge in private, public and hybrid cloud architecture, networking, workload types, migration patterns and tools

Familiarity with .NET/C# development

Excellent PowerShell scripting skills