Senior Webops Engineer

Senior Webops Engineer

Senior WebOps Engineer

Company Description

Our client is a digital systems integrator with particular expertise in three core markets –public sector, financial services and healthcare. For more than 26 years our client has worked with an extensive base of global and local brands integrating IT applications and delivering solutions that offer measurable business and cost efficiencies. Our client’s solutions are optimised and deployed using the latest portal, mobile and cloud technologies. But what they really do is make organisations work smarter, faster, better.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for candidates with a strong infrastructure background wishing to apply DevOps principles on digital transformation projects and programmes which seek to achieve Digital by Default and put the user at the heart of this transformation.

Principal Activities:

  • Deploying and overseeing on-going operation of digital services and solutions.
  • Deploying and configuring server infrastructure via configuration management tools and associated toolkits.
  • Leveraging Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) methodologies to implement build and deployment pipelines.
  • Delivering robust, scalable, open, secure, reliable and high performance solutions.
  • Working as part of an agile delivery team in the fulfillment of project requirements.
  • Presiding over the availability, infrastructure, business and application monitoring aspects of deployed solutions.
  • Collaborating with development teams regarding the configuration and deployment of applications.
  • Embracing open standards in identifying ‘fit-for-purpose’ solutions.
  • Engaging with third-party vendors in the provisioning of SaaS/IaaS/PaaS solutions.
  • Working in adherence to strict security standards and engaging with development teams to ensure that developed solutions are also suitably secure.


The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual possessing exceptional communication skills coupled with strong IT skills and a thirst for best practice in the deployment of robust, scalable, open and secure web infrastructures. Whilst the following skills are a guideline to our requirement, candidates will recognise that their skills will evolve and develop throughout their employment.

Required Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of configuring and managing Linux platforms.
  • Experience in designing and deploying multi-tier server architectures for use with Service Orientated Architectures (SOA).
  • Experience of configuration management tools such as Puppet/Chef and associated technologies e.g. Ruby ERB, Rspec.
  • Experience of CI tools and familiarity with the CD methodology in reducing the deployment lag of getting code into production.
  • Experience of networking protocols and their optimisation.
  • Experience of deploying to IaaS/PaaS platforms.
  • Applied problem-solving using strong scripting skills.
  • Familiarity with securing public facing web services and working within secure environments.
  • Experience of working in an agile manner.
  • Experience of using database technologies and knowledge of their high-availability/redundancy offerings e.g. MongoDB and Replica-Sets.

Further Information

  • Basic Salary: £50k - £60k annual salary
  • Package & Benefits: A comprehensive range of benefits including life assurance, private medical cover, holidays (35 days inclusive of Bank Holidays) and pension.

About ShareForce

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