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SysOps Engineer

Job Title: SysOps Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Start Date: Nov 2019
Duration: 18 Months
REF: 15995/001_1570609704
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

I'm looking for a DV cleared SysOps Engineer for a government organisation based in Westminster for an 18 month contract, outside IR35.

The Role

  • SysOps Engineer skills required to build Dev environment, configure infrastructure.

  • System provisioning & automation, monitoring, metrics, scalability, security and hardening.

  • Overall responsibility for the projects Linux infrastructure in relation to common standards.

  • Responsible for the health and upkeep of the critical services.

  • Active on remediating any knowledge gaps between Developers and Operations Engineers.

  • Automation of Linux, providing frictionless access to services to the rest of the Engineering organisation.

  • Working alongside other engineers, providing the code, services and knowledge to deliver a smooth automation process from the start to the end of the project lifecycle.

  • Working within security architecture guidelines.

Skill and Experience

  • Knowledge and experience of installation and management of hardware (servers, storage, routers etc.).

  • Knowledge of and experience with Docker, Postgres, and installation and management containers.

  • Knowledge of and experience with Git, Gitlab.

  • Experience of setting up secured infrastructure within AWS (EC2s), RDS, VPCs, Subnets, Security Group, VPN Access, 2FA.

  • Experience of setting up the CI/CD pipeline within AWS.

  • Reasonable fluency in at least one of: python, go, BASH.

  • Knowledge of IDS, HIDS, NIDS and security hardening.

  • Experience and knowledge of GNU/Linux.

  • Experience of configuration management tools (Puppet/Ansible).

  • Experience of designing and building the infrastructure in a data centre.

DV clearance already in place is ideal however SC candidates will be considered with clearance to be upgraded to DV whilst in post.

There is an application to write for this role - please send your CV for more details on this.

Closing date 14th Oct 2019.