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Senior Systems Engineer \- Sutton \- CBS
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Location: United Kingdom
Senior Systems Engineer \- RBI Sutton
The role:
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior DevOps/ Systems Engineer, working in an agile, dynamic and evolving environment\. Theywill join a group engaged in designing, building, implementing, optimising andsupporting an end\-to\-end DevOps solution\. They will enable the continuousimprovement of existing products and processes and build infrastructure for newproducts and applications\. With their contribution, platforms are scalable andautonomous, releases go Live without any downtime and platforms are secure\.They will support a range of systems, tools, applications and strategies usedby the Development teams\.
The successful candidate will need to hit the groundrunning, with proven experience in either systems engineering or DevOps andhave a clear idea of what skills need to be gained to be truly effective inthis role\. They will need pipelineautomation skills, with strong communication and collaboration skills and bemotivated to achieve results\. This position performs research, design,implementation, support and systems engineering assignments as well aspromoting automation and DevOps culture\.
Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:
• Designingand developing scripts/tools for Continuous Integration and Deployments\.
• Designingand developing automation templates/tools for infrastructure provisioning,configuration & change management\.
• Building anddeploying web applications to dev/test/prod environments\.
• Automating configuration management,infrastructure and application deployments in a toolset such as Puppet\.
• Own, manageand improve our release process\. Focus on scale and efficiency\.
• Work with Operationaland Development groups to drive the most optimal solutions\.
• Work in afast\-paced dynamic environment\.
• Create andmaintain documentation for the solutions provided\.
• Communicatewith stakeholders and peers from different areas of our Businesses, tailoringmessages to the targeted audience\.
• Work withEngineers and Analysts on software builds and deployment troubleshooting\.
• Demonstratethorough understanding of major system components \(i\.e\., storage systems, Linuxkernel, UNIX kernel, UNIX file system, and Windows infrastructure\)\.
• Configure controls; install and troubleshootapplications\.
• Work closely with relevant Technology groupsto refine system monitoring and reporting\.
+ Collaborate with the test team to ensure test validation and release management principles are upheld\.
• Applyproblem\-solving skills to support assignments\.
• Diagnosesystem performance problems\.
+ Promoteand support agile working and DevOps methodology\.
• Developscripts for execution of commonly used processes and automation of simpletasks\.
• Creation,execution, documentation and completion of tasks, changes, and requests\.
• Collaboration and teamwork; activelydevelop strong, supportive and collaborative working relationships\.
+ Applytechnical expertise to support strategic decisions and thought leadership\.
SupportDevelopment teams using development tools, products and processes\.
Continue expanding and improving ourDevOps delivery pipeline\.
Experience/Skills Required:
+ Well versed in Puppet or Ansible
Experienced in using GitLab
Experienced in infrastructure as code tools, such as Terraform \(including XML and JSONtype configurations\)
Terraform
Experienced in automated build and deploymentsusing Jenkins / GitLab CI
Programming / Scripting \(PowerShell, Bash, orPython\)
Jira; Configuration, Administration andScripting skills
Working knowledge of containers \(Docker,Kubernetes etc\)
Operating Systems including Windows, Linux/UNIX
Enterprise level networking \(TCP/IP, VPNs, SFTP,Proxy, Firewalls\)
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Experience with end­to­end Continuous Integration andContinuous Deployment pipelines
Desirable Experience/Skills:
+ Hands on experience with Amazon Web Services\(AWS\) or other cloud providers
Confluence
Packer
Knowledge of virtual server environments
Data Science experience
NoSql database experience
Qualifications and Experience:
+ Bachelor's Degree in in Computer Science or equivalent work experience\.
Proven experience in systems engineering ina DevOps environment,where automation and release automation played a major role\.
Proven experience engineering scalable cloud and virtual services\.
We have an exciti
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