Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

£40,000 to £65,000 / Cramlington / Feb 27, 2019

Our client is a small, highly successful internet business, with a user base several million strong.  They are going through a period of growth and are looking for an experienced Senior Infrastructure Engineer to work on cutting edge cloud solutions.
As part of a small company, your role will encompass the development and maintenance of server infrastructure across a wide range of software components, environments, and technologies.
For this fantastic opportunity, the right candidate must have a strong understanding and interest in cloud infrastructure and highly available production systems. Technical training on AWS/Cloud technologies and other key areas will be provided as necessary.
Responsibilities as Senior Infrastructure Engineer:
  • Server, application and network configuration, and administration
  • Maintaining, monitoring, and alert management of our existing services
  • Promote security and work with teams to adhere to them
  • Management of external AWS consultants
  • Build automation and continuous delivery processes
  • Out of hours support
Required skills and experience:
  • Experience with AWS and CloudFormation
  • Scripting experience (Javascript/Python/Bash)
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies and providers
  • Experience with networking, highly available, and high traffic systems
  • Knowledge of MySQL databases (RDS, Mysql replication and storage layouts)
  • Practical experience for No-SQL databases (DynamoDB, MongoDB)
  • Container/Virtualisation (ECS, Docker)
  • Monitoring Software (Datadog preferred)
  • Source Control (Git, SVN)
  • Keen interest in DevOps and Infrastructure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem investigation and diagnosis skills
Other advantageous skills and experience:
  • AWS certifications
  • Strong relevant commercial development experience
  • Experience working with configuration management and deployment tools across the full project lifecycle
  • Linux installation, configuration and hands-on system administration skills
  • Delivery focused with the ability to drive tasks forward and meet demanding deadlines
  • Agile Environment Experience
Do you want to work for an award winning, successful and growing technology company? Does the idea of working with innovative tech, an awesome team with huge ambitions in a casual friendly environment appeal to you?
The Package on offer is:
• Competitive salary - based on experience
• 25 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
• Company pension scheme
• Company bonus scheme
• Casual working environment


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