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  • Sector: IT Security Date Added: 09/10/19

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    SysOps Engineer - London (LAS/4219/SYO)

    Location: London, England  |  Contract Type: Contract  |   |  Salary: £550 - £650 / day

    Job description

    People Source Consulting are currently seeking a Skilled SysOps Engineer, Ideally with a background in Central Government Systems to take on an 18 month contract with our London based client.

    Our client will sponsor the right candidate through DV Clearance, which is an extremely rare opportunity for any SC Cleared consultants looking to take the step up.

    The Specialist will be responsible for managing the build and deployment of the project, through all environments. They will contribute to key components and shared common services; undertake cross-functional engineering projects, working in small teams with other engineers in different knowledge spheres, building supportable, sustainable and reliable services.
    Specialist will be part of Public Protection Directorate Project team working closely with the Technical Lead. We expect the specialist to work collaboratively with existing in house project teams that are transforming business processes/applications.

    What the specialist will work on:

    *SysOps Engineer skills required to build Dev environment, configure infrastructure.
    *System provisioning & automation, monitoring, metrics, scalability, security and hardening.
    *Overall responsibility for the projects Linux infrastructure in relation to common standards.
    *Responsible for the health and upkeep of the critical services.
    *Active on remediating any knowledge gaps between Developers and Operations Engineers.
    *Automation of Linux, providing frictionless access to services to the rest of the Engineering organisation.
    *Working alongside other engineers, providing the code, services and knowledge to deliver a smooth automation process from the start to the end of the project lifecycle.
    *Working within security architecture guidelines.

    Skills and experience:

    *Knowledge and experience of installation and management of hardware (servers, storage, routers etc.).
    *Knowledge of and experience with Docker, Postgres, and installation and management containers.
    *Knowledge of and experience with Git, Gitlab.
    *Experience of setting up secured infrastructure within AWS (EC2s), RDS, VPCs, Subnets, Security Group, VPN Access, 2FA.
    *Experience of setting up the CI/CD pipeline within AWS.
    *Reasonable fluency in at least one of: python, go, BASH.
    *Knowledge of IDS, HIDS, NIDS and security hardening.
    *Experience and knowledge of GNU/Linux.
    *Experience of configuration management tools (Puppet/Ansible).
    *Experience of designing and building the infrastructure in a data centre.
    *Experience of windows server installation, management, patching, domain controller and HyperV.
    *Experience of VMware, creating, deploying virtual machines via VMware on bare metal. Installing and setup windows and ubuntu virtual machines.
    *Experience deploying, profiling, and debugging distributed systems
    *Ability to operate in small cross-functional engineering teams to build supportable, sustainable, and reliable services.
    *Experience of IP Networking and physical networks.
    *Experience of configuring and managing ELK.
    *Fluent in English and have good communication skills in order to discuss high level requirements with stakeholders, as well as have low level technical discussions as required.
    *Experience of installing, patching, managing PostgreSQL database clusters.
    *Have existing valid SC/DV clearance
    If you hold current, valid SC Clearance, the client will sponsor you to progress to the higher level DV Clearance throughout the placement.

    In return you're offered:

    *18 month contract
    *£650pd (Outside of IR35)
    *Central London location with flexible working on arrangement

    This is an excellent opportunity to secure a long term contract within a highly regarded central government department. More-so it is an excellent and incredibly valuable opportunity for anyone with SC level clearance to make the move up to DV clearance.

    If you are the right person to make the most of this opportunity, please respond to this advert or submit your up to date CV to:

    People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

    People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.



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