DevOps Engineer – Puppet, Kickstart, Kerberos
£75,000-£85,000 + benefits
Quant Capital is urgently looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our high profile client.
Our client is a 30 man Fintech business who has created a market leading product in the financial data market. Details of the full ideas of the company are protected by a Non-Disclosure agreement but they are at the bleeding edge of not only product ideas but also technology and data manipulation.
The DevOps team deliver a robust multi-tenant cluster serving customers in production and devs in the office. They sit with the core app team, participating in the daily scrum and weekly releases. They are passionate about our automated continuous integration and provisioning which covers the full stack from OS install through to UI and regression testing then production deployment.
The DevOps Engineer will participate in developing new capabilities including continuous deployment, data centre affinity and workload management. You will contribute to improvements in build, performance, security, operating systems, networking and monitoring. You are already an expert in one of these disciplines and can persuade others to follow your lead. You believe in the agile approach of breaking long term projects into small deliveries to achieve rapid changes. You are keen on learning more and contributing your knowledge back to your peers inside and outside the office.
Development is agile and fast paced. The day begins with a short scrum at which tasks will be distributed and any road-blocks cleared. Work is test driven, with unit tests implemented first to be run in a continuous integration environment. Only then do they write code. To deliver quickly you will leverage the best of the open source community, sometimes substituting your own solutions where greater performance is needed. You will be encouraged to evangelise and prototype new technologies and through doing so you will help shape the architecture.
DevOps Engineers Must Have most of the below (gives you a good idea of tech stack)
· OS: Red Hat Linux, bare metal and virtual machines
· Provisioning: Puppet, Kickstart, RPM
· Languages: Bash, Ruby, Python, Java, Clojure
· Security: Kerberos, SELinux, LDAP
· Big Data: HDFS, Flink, Kafka
· Containers: Docker, KVM
· Schedulers: YARN, Kubernetes
You will be joining a progressive and exciting company committed to excellence. They offer an excellent working environment with ongoing training and a structured career path. You can also expect an excellent salary and benefits package.
The environment is that of Facebook or Google, relaxed open with time to think and make the right decisions. The atmosphere is calm and relaxed with an open dress code. This is a role for techies, those who are motivated by the sharp end of technology and the possibility of making serious money doing something you are passionate about.