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Senior DevOps technical consultant engineers

RDA People Limited

Posted on Nov 21, 2020 by RDA People Limited

City, London, United Kingdom
IT
1 Dec 2020
£700 - £700 Daily
Contract/Project


Senior DevOps Advisory Technicians

Context

Site reliability

Site reliability engineering is the bridge between developers and IT operations, even in a DevOps culture. Site reliability engineers will be dedicated Full time to creating software that improves the reliability of systems in production, fixing issues, responding to incidents including taking on-call responsibilities.

SRE Teams

The SRE teams are in charge of proactively building and implementing services to make IT and support better at their jobs. This can be anything from adjustments to monitoring and alerting to code changes in production. Similarly, a site reliability engineer can expect to spend time fixing support escalation cases. However the SRE operations mature, systems will become more reliable, leading to fewer support escalations. As the SRE team touches many parts of the and IT organization, it becomes a great source of knowledge and can vital in routing issues to the right people for immediate and/or future effective resolution

Requirement

Technically experienced individuals in the DevOPs space with proven ability in the coaching and development of teams in an embryonic DevOps environment; able to liaise with senior technicians and technical management to develop the and hone the environment to high levels of maturity

Different roles available require Software Engineering (1 role), Infrastructure Engineering(1 role) and Test Engineering (1role) demonstrable experience in each of the disciplines

Candidates must show a high level of technical understanding and high credibility when liaising with senior management, both business and technical

Objectives of the Role

Coach and develop the client teams in the DevOps environments through planned meetings and workshops

Liaise and advise senior technical management in the development of DevOps as the environment of choice

Successfully and efficiently oversee the production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health

Continuously building software and systems to manage platform infrastructure and applications

Improving reliability, quality, and time-to-market of our suite of software solutions

Measuring and optimize system performance, with an eye toward pushing our capabilities forward, getting ahead of customer needs, and innovating to continually improve

Providing primary operational support and engineering for multiple large distributed software applications

Regular timely Responsibilities

Gather and analyse

Coach and develop the client teams in the DevOps environments through planned meetings and workshops

Liaise and advise senior technical management in the development of DevOps as the environment of choice

Gather metrics from both operating systems and applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding

Partner with development teams to improve services through rigorous testing and release procedures

Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning

Create sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts

Balance feature development speed and reliability with well-defined service level objectives

Skills and Qualifications

Ability to program (structured and OO) with one or more high level languages, such as Python, Java, C/C++, Ruby, and JavaScript

Experience with distributed storage technologies like NFS, HDFS, Ceph, S3 as well as dynamic resource management frameworks (Mesos, Kubernetes, Yarn)

A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks




Reference: 1013361414

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