Senior Engineer, Dev Ops Engineer

Overview

Our Client is a technology company in the global payments industry. They operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Our Clients products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. We are leading the way toward a world beyond cash with the power to expand connectivity, opportunity, and prosperity for individuals, businesses, and communities.
 
DevOps/Configuration Management Lead
 
JOB OVERVIEW
 
Lead the delivery, integration and evolution of DevOps/Configuration Management and Cloud automation capabilities that play a key role in role in supporting our clients transition to a Continuous Delivery model for business application services.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
• Act as a technical lead/subject matter expert for DevOps/Configuration Management across globally distributed cross-functional teams developing and maintaining automation software
• Share knowledge and best practices with infrastructure and application development teams to enable them to further automate deployment processes
• Identify opportunities, define and internally market solutions for complex end-to-end infrastructure automation in support of continuous delivery of business services
• Collaborate with application development, infrastructure operations and information security, to deliver automation solutions
• Develop automation scripts and deployment workflows
• Help review, select and integrate new and updated automation tooling
 
EDUCATION (preferred)
 
Bachelor’s degree Computer Science (or related discipline)
 
KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE (preferred)
 
• Significant applied configuration management experience using Chef, Puppet, CFEngine or similar

• Experience with the consumption of IaaS and virtualization platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, VMware vCloud Director, VMware vSphere and Google AppEngine

• Intermediate to advanced hands-on scripting experience in Python, Ruby or Perl or similar

• Hands on experience using one or more cloud management and/or orchestration platforms including Red Hat Cloud Forms, vCenter Orchestrator, vCloud Automation Center, RightScale, Enstratius or similar

• Practical use of version control systems such as Subversion or Git

• Working with issue, bug and feature management tools such as JIRA, Bugzilla or similar

• Developing automated builds and tests using Continuous Integration (CI) tools such as Bamboo, Jenkins/Hudson or similar

• Moderate hands-on administrative experience with Linux systems such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or Debian and/or their derivatives

• Experience in configuring middleware and RDBMS software including JBoss, Apache HTTP Server, WebSphere MQ, Oracle and/or PostgreSQL

• Moderate experience with web-based deployments including SSL and certificates, load balancing and horizontal scaling
 
SKILLS / ABILITIES
 
• Automation mindset: Appreciates the value of automation versus repeated, manual activities

• Development mindset: Appreciates the value of applying collaborative software development best practices and tools to the automation of infrastructure deployment and management processes

• Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery mindset: Appreciates the value of a Continuous Delivery pipeline approach to building software that is always in a state where it could be put into production

• Self-starter who works with little direction, constantly seeks and advances new ways of doing things, keeps abreast of relevant technologies and trends

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively share knowledge via wiki-based documentation and presentations

• Works well in a team and collaborative environment

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