Job Title: Junior DevOps / SysOps Engineer

Job Reference: BR_2654

Location: Belfast

Salary: £300 - £350 per day

Junior DevOps / SysOps Engineer: We are looking for a Junior DevOps/ SysOps engineer to join our operations team to manage, automate and extend our global platform. You will need to demonstrate best practice hands-on operations skills on a daily basis, working on public cloud (AWS), private cloud and datacentre deployed systems and facilitating a fast-paced development environment.


You will have good expertise in the following for the Junior DevOps/ SysOps Engineer:

  • Linux (RHCA/RHCE)
  • MySQL
  • Cloud (AWS) – EC2, ELB, EMR, VPC, S3, ECS
  • Networking – VLANs, routing, firewalls and security
  • Virtualisation – VMWare or ProxMox
  • DevOps development methodologies
  • Automation (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, scripting)
  • IaC (TerraForm, Cloud Formation)


The duties for the Junior DevOps/ SysOPs Engineer are:

  • Automated deployments
  • Deploy systems to high levels of quality as well as upgrades
  • Day to day operations, support and maintenance tasks
  • Identify and manage operational risks
  • Contribute to the successful change and release management
  • Identify and progress CI opportunities, focused on achieving scalability through the adoption of best practice, automation and standardisation
  • Support and Maintenance existing datacentre customer deployments in line with SLA’s for our Cloud platform (AWS) – Apache Flink, RabbitMQ and Edge (IoT) devices
  • Liaise with customers on support and maintenance issues
  • Support and maintain systems including VMware, Nagios, Syslog and networking
  • VPN implementation (SSL, IPSEC)
  • Plan, carry out and report on proactive maintenance and monitoring to meet SLAs
  • Align with ITIL standards where appropriate
  • Working knowledge of Jira/ServiceDesk/Confluence/Slack
  • Security including internal penetration tests, server hardening and threat analysis


Any experience of the following would be useful

  • Docker/ Containerisation
  • IoT Frameworks
  • IaC (TerraForm, Cloud Formation)