Digital Catapult

DevOps Engineer (3 months full time contract)

location
London - Kings Cross
Contractor

The Digital Catapult is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer with strong technical skills to work on key projects including IoT data marketplaces and advanced 5G testbeds. Across the team we work on a variety of projects using low-powered wide-area networking (LPWAN), IoT, 5G, AI and machine learning, blockchain and immersive technologies (augmented and virtual reality). They are typically proof of concept projects for commercial clients to trial new technologies or R&D projects with company and university partners, and we also create and operate testbeds and facilities for new technologies.

what you’ll do
  • Develop high-quality infrastructure code for on-premise and cloud environments|
  • Analyse requirements and needs. Shape the right solutions, and decide the architecture and implementation processes
  • Working with new, cutting-edge technologies and tools in an agile environment
  • Participate and contribute to internal design sessions with project managers, developers, data scientists and technologists
  • Work with external partners to review their infrastructure and help them implement the best DevOps processes
what we’re looking for
  • Senior-level experience working as a DevOps Engineer within a Linux / cloud environment, with expertise in tools such as AWS, Docker, Bash, Terraform, Kubernetes and Ansible
  • Demonstrated ability to write clean, well-structured and reusable infrastructure code
  • An appreciation of resilient, scalable and secure web architectures
  • Varied experience with tools for load and performance testing, logging, monitoring, continuous delivery as well as experience with troubleshooting in production linux environments
  • Strong knowledge in deploying and packaging JavaScript (node.js) and/or Python based services
  • Ability to provide pragmatic solutions and recommendations, tailoring them to specific needs
  • Previous experience working within an agile, cross-functional team Good understanding of security principles and experience with secure DevOps practices
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