Container Platform and Automation engineer
Based Remotely with some travel to client sites
Salary to £90 - £100k D.O.E + Extensive Benefits

My client a global consultancy that had a portfolio that spans software, services and IT infrastructure
is looking for a vastly experienced Container Platform and Automation Engineer to join its team.

 

Although you will be work from home, you will be required to attend client sites as and when
required. You will be tasked with designing, building, and maintaining production ready enterprise
container platforms and underlying infrastructure with good DevOps practice and automations tools.

 

You will collaborate with customers to design and build platforms to their requirements. Provide
architectural design input and best practice to customer designs whist contributing to blueprints for
good platform design.


The successful Container and Platform and Automation Engineer should be adept at running delivery
teams and will need a number of years’ experience in private / public cloud platforms. Successful
applicants as well as having relevant experience with at least one enterprise container platform (e.g.,
Rancher, OpenShift, Docker EE, Azure AKS). You will also need to be a Kubernetes certified
administrator / developer (or be container platform vendor certified).
As an experienced Container Platform and Automation Engineer you will also need to have the
following skills and experience:


Essential:

  • Have the ability to lead on customer projects

  • Have experience creating container-based solutions on an enterprise container platform

  • (e.g., Rancher, OpenShift, Docker EE, Azure AKS)

  • Have proficiency with Kubernetes

  • Have a good understanding of the CNCF landscape

  • Proficiency in one or more programming or scripting languages

  • The ability to define solution architectures as code (primarily Terraform & Ansible)

  • Good general infrastructure engineering skills

  • Good general consulting skills

 

It would also be advantageous if you can demonstrate any experience with:

  • Docker image builds

  • Repository management (Docker & Helm based)

  • Logging, monitoring, and alerting

  • Kubernetes cluster networking implementation

  • Kubernetes cluster storage implementation

  • Kubernetes security

  • Kubernetes Ingress and load balancing

  • Any familiarity with CICD and DevOps practices, Management, HA and DR basics

  • Any Familiarity with elastic provisioning and scaling

  • Knowledge of cloud computing infrastructure

  • Experience within an Agile team / of Agile team methodologies

 

This role comes with an extensive benefits package and a fantastic basic for those who have the
skillset above.