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DevOps Systems Administrator - Global Brand (Online Travel Arm)
Watford (Full Time, Permanent)
£40,000 - £44,000 / Year (DOE + Benefits)
DevOps Systems Administrator - Global Brand (Online Travel Arm) - Watford, Hertfordshire
DevOps Systems Administrator - Global Brand (Online Travel Arm)
£40,000 - £44,000 depending on experience plus Benefits

\ We are currently recruiting for a DevOps Systems Administrator who will be responsible for the daily administration and support of our custom developed software and related solutions in our predominately Windows based lab and production environments for both the UK and US \

The DevOps Systems Administrator will help monitor, maintain and troubleshoot software and hardware issues within our Development, QA, PreProd and Production environments.

Key responsibilities include applying software builds (maintenance and feature updates) of our custom developed software, maintaining configurations, researching, developing and implementing solutions to maintain and enhance current systems. Also providing 2nd and 3rd level support to US based Helpdesk and other IT resources.

You may be a good fit if you have experience writing code, but would rather be building out the production systems. You are security-conscious and detail oriented when it comes to provisioning servers and designing deployment processes. You have a strong desire to automate everything, but you know when introducing automation might be a bad idea.

DevOps Systems Administrator Tasks & Responsibilities:

Daily administration and operation of the DEV, QA, Staging and Production environments
Collaborate with software engineering and third parties to build, monitor, maintain, and operate our systems
Deploy code updates into multiple environments and work to roll environments forward
Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, staging, and production environments
Take initiative to continuously automate and streamline our operations and processes
Participate in meetings as required adding value as a subject matter expert where and when required
Provide training and documentation to others as needed or required
Assist in network / systems architecture as needed or required
Work closely with US based IT Operations team(s)
Provide on-call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members
Serve as an escalation resource
Some overseas travel will be required to U.S. headquarters
Other duties as assigned

Required Skills, Abilities & Certifications:

4 years working in a Microsoft Server OS environment (Windows 2008 R2 and/or Windows 2012 R2)
3 years of Development Operations / System Administration experience
2 years supporting an eCommerce environment
Experience with scripting and / or programming language(s)
Highly motivated, able to work independently and in teams, ability to own and lead projects
Strong problem determination, troubleshooting, and resolution skills

Desired Knowledge & Experience:

Agile and DevOps methods and culture
Puppet or other configuration management software
Jenkins or other CI tools
Linux administration
Cloud or hybrid cloud administration
Regulated environments (e.g. PCI, GDPR, SOX)
Hardware and / or software virtualization
Microsoft SQL
Monitoring tools
F5 products (e.g. Big IP LTM)

Benefits on completion of 90 days probation:

Salary & Benefits:

Private Medical Insurance
Life Insurance
Critical Illness Protection
Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance (after 2 years employment)
Optical Voucher of £125 per year (after 1 years employment)
Membership for yourself/spouse and two additional card holders
20 days holiday for the first year, rising to 22 days
Pension Plan

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Sys Admin, Systems Engineer, Sys Ops Engineer, DevOps Systems Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, laaS Engineer, PaaS Engineer, eCommerce DevOps Engineer, Software Developer, Systems Administrator, Release Engineer, Infrastructure Developer, Automation Engineer, Solutions Administrator, Site Reliability Engineer.

Interested? Just Apply Below...

...But first a little formality. By applying you implicitly consent to us processing & passing your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. If your skills match the role you will hear back from us within 2 business days. If you have any pre-application questions please email team [at] quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.