DevOps Engineer - INSIDE OF IR35

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    DevOps & SecOps

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £620 - £621 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack McLane

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JML dvops_1656496841

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:


DevOps Engineer

6 Months


£620 P/D

Day-day Tasks:

  • Run the IKP clusters by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of cluster health
  • Build tools and automation to manage the cluster and components
  • Improve reliability, quality, and time to upgrade cluster and components
  • Measure and optimize platform performance and resource utilization, and place for future capacity
  • Build dashboards and visualizations to graph platform heath
  • Define System alerts and automate responses where possible
  • Triage operational support issues raised by services engineering and app teams; resolve those issues impacting the platform as a whole


  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Release Engineering and other DevOps platforms
  • Observability, monitoring & alerting from the top of the stack down to bare metal
  • Automation platforms and practices to help teams eliminate toil and improve customer experiences
  • Operating Kubernetes and driving adoption of containerization
  • Collaborate with fellow managers to develop and drive the team's roadmap
  • Understand stakeholder needs to drive adoption
  • Listen to feedback to propose new solutions and iterative improvements

Skills & attribute:

  • Docker & Containerization
  • Development best practices
  • One or more programming or scripting languages, and a willingness to learn
  • Linux/Unix fundamentals
  • Listening to feedback, understanding problems, and proposing solutions
  • Kubernetes, preferably GKE on-prem
  • Continuous Integration, including tools like Jenkins or GitHub Actions
  • Git & GitHub
  • Artifact Management, including tools like JFrog Artifactory
  • Automation, including tools like Ansible & Puppet
  • Python, Go, or JavaScript
  • Metrics, Monitoring, and Alerting, including tools like Prometheus, Grafana, and Splunk
  • Experience with Service Mesh or Overlay Network technologies
  • Experience with VMWare or other Virtualization Technologies
  • Experience with query languages such as SQL, PromQL, Ceph, S3
  • Working in a mission-critical IT operations environment
  • Cloud Operations and Management Platforms such as Google Anthos, OpenStack/OpenShift, etc. (good to have)

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