DevOps - Linux


Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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£450 - £500 per day

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TaiJaan Cordova

Web Ops

6 month contract with possibility for extension

Location: Sheffield



Responsible for: Operational management of Linux servers, delivering a complex web application stack; building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to do so; testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems; and supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment.

You will have:

  • An understanding of common web application architectures.
  • Experience in configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website.
  • Experience in debugging a complex multi-server service.
  • Scripting or basic programming skills.
  • Familiarity with network protocols - TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
  • A strong technical foundation in build, release and environments.
  • Passion for and ability to design and support robust build, deployment and configuration management systems for multi-tier Java J2EE _ .Net applications.

Experience using:

  • installation and management of open source monitoring tools;
  • configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef;
  • deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment (EC2, Google App Engine etc.);
  • application deployment strategies and continuous integration;
  • Networking concepts, technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, IPSec, HTTP, FTP, DHCP, and DNS);
  • Virtualization systems (VMWare, Xen, etc);
  • Operations team experience;
  • administering application servers, servlet containers, and web servers (WebSphere, Apache Tomcat, Jetty, Nginx, Mongrel, Microsoft IIS, Apache HTTP server, etc);
  • integration tools (Jenkins, Travis CL, Go);

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