x3 DevOps Engineer - INSIDE IR35

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  • Contract 120 days
  • £600 - £615 (GBP) / day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • This job starts ASAP

Comms Group: we are responsible for the Strategy, Architecture, Design, and Operations of all Telecom services provided across the Group (UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy). We deliver 4G/5GMobile, Broadband and Fixed Line services using cutting edge technologies and modern operational paradigms such as SRE and Agile. From High scale routing, Network Automation, Telco Cloud, SDN/NFV to Software Development and Data science for predictive operations, we embrace modern technologies, practices, tools with strong focus on people development to provide the stability and performance that our customers depend on.  

Description

Comms Group: we are responsible for the Strategy, Architecture, Design, and Operations of all Telecom services provided across the Group (UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy). We deliver 4G/5GMobile, Broadband and Fixed Line services using cutting edge technologies and modern operational paradigms such as SRE and Agile. From High scale routing, Network Automation, Telco Cloud, SDN/NFV to Software Development and Data science for predictive operations, we embrace modern technologies, practices, tools with strong focus on people development to provide the stability and performance that our customers depend on.  

This role will be part of the team responsible for ground-up development and Implementation a brand-new  Secure Infrastructure Management Platform providing Certificate Authority, PKI, Key Management, IDAM, Telco PaaS, and other services needed for management of our infrastructure

What you'll do:

  • Setup and maintain a PaaS layer for Telco services over vmware vcloud, Openstack and K8S (vmware Tanzu)
  • Setup CI/CD infrastructure to comply with secure SDLC practices, configuration standards, Input Validation, Output Encoding, Cryptographic Practices, Error Handling and Logging, test automation, Data Protection, Communication Security, System Configuration, Database Security, etc.         
  • Produce secure OS builds (Redhat, Debian/Ubuntu) with an Immutable build philosophy
  • Setup and maintain CA hierarchy, Encryption and key management systems
  • Engage actively in vendor RfP process by providing a detailed set of technical capabilities and scoring vendor capabilities
  • Author and maintain VRA blueprints to automate deployment of PaaS Catalog
  • Translate high level designs into low level implementation blueprints that deliver business and technical compliance against requirements
  • Participate in an on-call rota to support the platform
  • Engage with Scrum Masters to plan the scrum, participate in scrum rituals and act as a technical referee to help unblock technical issues with guidance or decisions
  • Report technical updates, risks and issues to senior management through established governance

 

  • What you'll bring:
  • Proven experience with DevOps discipline
  • Persistence DBaaS (MongoDB, MySQL multi master, PostgreSQL, Couchbase), Hadoop , service orchestration (Ansible, Terraform), Observability (Zabbix, ELK, Grafana, Prometheus, FluentD), APIGW (OpenResty, NGINX, KrakenD), SSL, DNS, HA-Proxy, Isitio, Consul, Vault, CyberArk, Envoy, OAUTH,  JWT, Nexus Sonatype repository, messaging (Kafka, RabbitMQ, NATS), gRPC
  • Experience in developing vmware VRA blueprints
  • Knowledge of development on top of vmware and K8S platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of PaaS solutions and ability to stand up such as service ground-up

Skills

Business Activities
RFP / Procurement
DevOps Technical Skills
Continuous Integration / Deployment (CI/CD)
Environments
PaaS
IT Infrastructure Expertise
DevOps
IT Infrastructure Products
Couchbase
Debian Linux
Grafana
HAProxy
Hadoop
Hashicorp Vault
Kubernetes
MySQL
Nginx
Openstack
PostgreSQL
Prometheus
RedHat
Telco Systems
Ubuntu
VMware
VMware vRealize Automation (vRA)
Zabbix
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
DNS
SSL
IT Security Software & Tools
CyberARC
Management Frameworks and Business Modelling
Scrum
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Ansible
Service Delivery Scope
Technical Support
Software Development
OAuth
Software Development Tools
Apache Kafka
ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana)
MongoDB
RabbitMQ
Terraform

Industry Experience

Media & Broadcasting company - TV, Music, Movies, Radio, Entertainment