Dev Ops / Systems Administrator

Dev Ops / Systems Administrator

Job Title: Dev Ops / Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5688
Contact Name: Mark Crorkin
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2017 15:24

Job Description

Systems Administrator - London

To provide support for internal applications and third party products, including business critical and 24 x 7 applications, to meet defined Service Level Agreements for both internal and external users.

The role:
*Provide second and third line technical application support for internal and external users
*Deliver Out of Hours support as part of an on call team where required
*Coordinate the investigation and estimation of business change requests to existing or new Corporate IT Business Services
*Ensure all product enhancement requests and open support issues are prioritised and addressed
*Establish and maintain a deep and up to date knowledge of each application, working with business unit end users to understand needs
*Maintain a central repository of test collateral for each application, ensuring projects deliver new test scripts (e.g. Business Process Tests, System Tests, Unit Tests and Performance Tests) in a standard and comprehensive format
*Ensure each test release exercises a full regression test utilising the associated test collateral
*Undertake Service Transition, Project Delivery and Application Lifecycle Management activities
*Contribute to new IT Applications initiatives and the management and governance of supplier delivery
*Maintain relationships with key users of business applications and system owners

You will/will be:
Working as part of a DevOps team to design and deliver technical solutions specified through agile project methodologies using tools like Jira and Confluence

Execute code deployment, through testing, staging and production platforms
Carry third line support activities on fault investigations through the interpretation of monitoring analysis.
The production of root cause analysis and post incident reports
Develop workflow and deployment automation tools in support of dynamic service creation across multiple application and monitoring components
Ensure system deployments, software developments and access/authentication adhere to best practice security models
Support development estimation activities and showcase deliveries.
Ensure regulatory compliance of the companies obligations and undertaking through the observance and management of the terms and conditions imposed on the business from Ofcom as they apply to the customer, industry relationships and contractual obligations.
Partake in effective communications with senior stakeholders, third party suppliers and the board
Implement control measures and regular reporting and take corrective actions as necessary to maintain the delivery of benefits and ensuring monitoring and meeting of financial targets.
Maintain a secure working environment in line with the requirements of the business Security Policy in order to protect individuals, information and assets

Skill requirements:
Strong Linux server management skills
Strong cloud server management skills in at least one of AWS, Azure or Google. Demonstrable ability with tools like Terraforms to manage infrastructure deployment
Strong skills in configuration management tools like: Puppet / Chef / Ansible / Consul
Demonstrable experience of software development methodologies, including the use of code management through systems like Git
Experience of Docker and containerisation
Good working knowledge of agile project methodologies, supporting effort estimations, leading spike activities and showcase presentations
Demonstrable evidence of successful resource planning, utilisation and management.

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