DevOps Engineer

  • Job Ref: 3367
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Contract


Job Responsibilities:

  • Integrating OpenShift with the customer’s application development tools and software lifecycle processes.
  • Containerising existing applications; breaking monolithic applications into smaller components that will be containerised.
  • Adapting applications to integrate with and take advantage of Kubernetes/OpenShift features (e.g. ConfigMaps, Secrets, healthchecks, autoscaling, etc.)
  • Designing new build and test pipelines for applications in OpenShift and/or integrating with existing build and test pipelines.
  • Advising customers on design and policy decisions surrounding other ongoing technology migrations (e.g. SVN to Git).

Skills and Technology Requirements:

  • Hands-on experience with Red Hat OpenShift (preferably V3.x).
  • Strong knowledge of container and container orchestration technologies, including Kubernetes, Docker, Rkt, Atomic, etc.
  • Experience migrating applications to containerised platforms (preferably OpenShift)
  • Hands-on Linux experience, preferably with RedHat Enterprise Linux, and with solid knowledge of Linux networking (addressing, routing, etc.).
  • Scripting skills, including Bash, Python and Ruby.
  • Experience with git hosting solutions (e.g. GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, Stash, etc.) and jenkins pipelines.
  • Working knowledge of cloud architectures, e.g. OpenStack, AWS, etc
  • Automation techniques and DevOps processes.
  • Java – Springboot, JBOSS, Maven, etc. is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools, services, and modern configuration management solutions (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack) is a plus
  • Comfortable with clustered RDBMS and NoSQL databases
  • Virtualisation, e.g. VMware, KVM, oVirt, etc.

General Requirements:

  • Have a track record of working collaboratively with clients; building strong relationships with customer representatives and earning their trust and confidence.
  • Experience in application development and/or infrastructure deployment projects.
  • Have a strong DevOps background and knowledge of software development methodologies, process and tools used in DevOps environments.
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic environment; agile experience is a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience of working on client projects and/or on client sites.
  • Contributing to project documentation.
  • Mentoring and sharing knowledge with customers.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Solid attention to detail with good English communication and writing skills.

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers