Senior Devops Engineer

Department & Location: Technology, London or Utrecht

Reporting to: Head of Technology

Duration: Full-time, perm

Travel required: Yes — subject to clients' needs

The Role 

This is a build and deployment role supporting the roll out of applications for our clients.  Given the often on-site nature of work, you will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills, together with a high standard of planning and documentation and a proven track record of previous project delivery experience.

An understanding of Java coding will enable analysis of application errors to feed into development, with the ability to make code changes if required.  You will be able to undertake performance analysis of Java applications and tune both the application server and platform appropriately to ensure consistently good throughput.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Mentors other Dev Ops Engineers in delivery of automation components
  • Drives performance analysis to identify areas of bottlenecks from the application and infrastructure
  • Contribute to the architectural design of the application cluster and make recommendations on the deployment topology
  • Automation of deployments into a clustered environment through templated solutions
  • Provides significant input into Spindrift’s knowledge base
  • Set up CI servers to perform amongst other things, application build, unit testing, and static code analysis
  • Automated execution of functional regression tests
  • Understand and provide solutions for complex problems on the Oracle Commerce platform with a primary focus on operational service
  • Provides thought leadership in areas of operational enterprise computing on the Oracle Commerce platform with a focus on both the business needs and technical design supporting our clients’ goals.
  • Develops high-level business, logical and technical operational architectures to support the business service

The skills and experience they need to have

Qualifications Essential Desirable
Relevant degree or qualification
Essential
Experience & Knowledge Essential Desirable
Oracle Commerce (ATG/Endeca)
Essential
JBOSS
Essential
Oracle
Essential
RedHat
Essential
Apache
Essential
SVN
Desirable
Coherence
Desirable
GIT (Hub)
Desirable
Agile delivery
Essential
Weblogic
Essential
Websphere
Desirable
Continuous Integration (CI)
Essential
Platform tuning
Essential
Java application tuning
Essential
Skills Essential Desirable
Telco/B2B
Essential
Ecommerce
Desirable
Java Code
Essential
Monitoring
Essential
Scripting Languages
Essential
Deployment Architecture
Essential
Automation (build, test)
Essential
Databases
Essential
Continuous delivery
Desirable
Heap dump analysis
Desirable
Thread dump analysis
Essential

How to apply

Are you who we’re looking for? If so, attach your latest CV and tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to become a Spindrifter.

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