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Senior Web Infrastructure Engineer

  • £550 per day
  • Sheffield
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 809104702

Job Details

My central government client based in Sheffield is looking for a Senior Web Infrastructure Engineer who can successfully hit the ground running.

As a Senior Web Infrastructure Engineer you'll be managing the team of Dev Ops, share advanced knowledge of programming skills with the wider team, providing support where necessary.

Operational management of Linux servers, delivering a complex web application stack. Building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to do so. Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems. Supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment. Anticipate technological developments to keep activity relevant and targeted. Sharing on-call duties as required.

Key duties will include:

Developing automation and templates for Azure and AWS.

LINUX based experience , development all the way through to production.

Working in an agile environment, working on tickets.

Developing automation and templates for Azure and AWS.

Knowledge of integrated cloud architectures and solutions.

Understanding of common web application architectures.

Understanding of techniques for management of encryption keys and certificates.

Experience debugging a complex multi-server service.

Comfortable with configuration management tools.

Familiarity with network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP and SSL.

Deploying and configuring machines in a cloud environment.

Understanding of application deployment strategies and continuous integration.

Knowledge of the use of version control systems such as git.

You will also need:

Experience configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website.

Previous experience with Bash scripting, Java, Node.JS, Ruby or Python.

Experience working in an agile environment with across multiple projects.

Knowledge of the principles underlying public/private key encryption schemes.

Installation and management of open source monitoring tools.

Experience with open source solutions and community.

Experience using automated tests to continuously validate your work.

You will need a DBS for this role (you can process one whilst applying for this role).

This role is initially for 6 months with a view to extend just depending on the business needs.

My client is offering £550 Per Day, OUTISDE IR35.

If you or know anyone who would be interested, please get in contact and send CV's to or call Remy on 0121 230 9111.