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DevOps Solaris and Virtulisation Expert

Job Description

DevOps Solaris and Virtulisation Expert / 6 Month Contract / Payments / Solaris / UNIX /Ansible / AWS

An exciting organisation within the payments industry is currently recruiting for a DevOps Infrastructure tools Expert Consultant to assist the Infrastructure Manager in growing the organisations DevOps. Applicants will need a strong understanding of the UK payments industry and banking sector.

Key competencies

- Extensive IT experience in automation of infrastructure and cloud integration
- Ability to assemble a broad set of technologies and services to create a complete solution encompassing application software, middleware, database, hardware, storage, network
- Understanding of solution trade-offs such as cost, scope, timescale, and balance between long- term strategic and short-term pragmatic considerations
- Be a domain expert with regards to DevOps
- Drive a culture of continuous improvement to raise the quality of deliverables
- Standardise environments- O/S, Patching Review existing virtualisation tools and policies
- Build, Standardise and Extend virtualisation across all estates Review existing management tools for server estate
- Assess existing policies and processes to ensure all lower environments stay in synch with prod

Knowledge and expertise (technical / role specific)
- Experience of working within Agile frameworks - Scrum
- Strong background in Cloud design and implementation in AWS
- Strong experience of Infrastructure As Code automation
- Ability to design build and implement an automated server provisioning/ deployment service

Skills
- Strong hands on knowledge of Unix / Linux
- Strong knowledge of Infrastructure As Code
- Working knowledge of Solaris
- Strong knowledge of MySql / PostgreSQL databases
- Ability to work with AWS
- Experienced with administering Docker containers
- Experienced in Configuration Management using Ansible


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