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22nd Sep

Senior Ops Engineer

— Exciting contract role to work on a greenfield project at a

up to £700 a day
  • Exciting 3-month contract role working on a Greenfield project at a bio-tech. 
  • Remote (with occasional visits to London). 
  • Outside IR35 role. 
My client are looking for a senior operations engineer for a 3 month contract to help bring their cloud ecosystem into the infrastructure-as-code future. The have an interesting eco-system of wet-lab robotics, machine learning, and software tools, and their goal is to be able to work with all of it via unified continuous deployment flows. They have just begun their ops journey and this is an exciting contract to help to build them a foundation that they can grow with. 

What you'll be doing:
  • You will be reponsible for the design and rollout our first implementations of IaC and CI/CD for the IaC’d parts of the infrastructure.
  • You will help to bring the existing engineering team up to speed on IaC techniques.
  • You will help bootstrap hardware virtualization and VM CI/CD for their wet-lab robotics platform.
  • You will ensure they have a good baseline for backups, log centralization, and disaster recovery planning.
What experience you will need to apply:
  • 7 years experience as an operations engineer with experience in technical leadership positions.
  • Experience with:
    • GCP, Terraform, and Kubernetes.
    • Modern CI/CD pipelines and gitops workflows (e.g. Concourse).
    • Development and scripting in python 3 and bash.
    • Production VMware vSphere & Windows image builds and NAS management.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including communication with less-technical staff.
  • A bias towards action, comfortable working independently and managing your own projects.

Whats next:

If you are interested in applying for this role, please click the link to apply and I will be in touch.
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Who's managing this role?

Gareth Hollywell

Gareth Hollywell

— Recruiter Technology (London)