Principal DevOps Engineer - Linux - Chef / Puppet

Job Title: Principal DevOps Engineer - Linux - Chef / Puppet
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH49223
Contact Name: Robert Lindsay
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2016 16:14

Job Description

Principal DevOps Engineer / Linux, Chef / Puppet, AWS

We currently have a Principal DevOps Engineer opportunity available for an internationally recognised eCommerce company who's offices based in London. This is a great opportunity for someone to come on board and continue building the DevOps team within an Agile and cloud environment.

You'll be responsible for the team building, improving and maintaining the infrastructure and systems. Within the development team, designing and building environments which are secure, scalable and reliable.

Management / Leadership Skills:

  • leading and mentoring a team and setting a strategic direction
  • Experience of architecting secure highly available hosting environments for production and development.

Tech Skills:

  • DevOps environment, with familiarity in software development and infrastructure
  • Chef OR Puppet
  • Strong background managing and administering Linux/Unix environments (CentOS & RHEL)
  • Jenkins
  • NoSQL databases, particularly IBM DB2, MySQL, PostgreSQL and Cassandra
  • Gradle and Maven
  • SOAP and REST interfaces
  • Cloud Technologies available via AWS, OpenStack, Docker etc.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networks and infrastructure
  • Experience of working in an agile development environment (Scrum/Kanban), including task definition, estimation, allocation

Nice to haves:

  • Keen interest in/understanding of Java based software development

If this role sounds of interest and please send your CV through or call Robert on 0207 569 9971

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.