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DevOps Engineer (Cloud) - Glasgow

Up to £48,000 (DOE) + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 4344 Date Posted: Thursday 01 Aug 2019
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Our client is a vibrant, high-growth digital start-up in Glasgow focused on developing combined chemistry, hardware and software technology solutions leading to chemistry's ultimate digitisation; think “Big Data Meets Chemistry”.

As a result of growth, the business is now looking for an ambitious DevOps Engineer to join their multi-disciplinary and collaborative team of developers and testers. The successful candidate will become the subject matter expert for more traditional DevOps requirements, as well as managing Atlassian and Office65 cloud-based development infrastructure for all staff. This role would suit an ambitious individual who would thrive working in a start-up, ‘get stuck in’ environment.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Deploying, automating, maintaining, securing, monitoring, and managing Google Cloud Platform-based production and quality assurance (QA) instances;
  • Release Engineering;
  • Ensuring Configuration Management of production instances;
  • System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains;
  • Generating and maintaining a set of usage statistics for users of the company’s products;
  • Ensuring cloud-based environment is operating within defined cost and performance parameters;
  • 1st line application technical support for QA and production; and
  • Maintaining, securing, monitoring and managing the Atlassian and Office65 cloud-based development infrastructure for all office staff

Key Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience working as a DevOps Engineer in a GCP or similar Cloud environment
  • Strong scripting and experience with automation in Python or bash
  • Exposure to Java, JavaScript, Kotlin and Android applications (advantageous)
  • Debian Linux system (ARM and Intel) administration for Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with MySQL and GiT
  • Ideally you will have experience or knowledge of GCP technologies plus StackDriver, Deployment Manager, AppEngine, Compute Engine, and PubSub
  • Passion and ability to analyse and resolve complex infrastructure resources and application deployment issues
  • Experience of continuous integration and Agile
  • A positive, 'can-do' attitude 

Salary up to £48,000 (DOE) + Benefits. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0141) 530 4333 or