Dev/Tech Ops Engineer

  • Beechill Bulbs Ltd
  • Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland
  • 06/06/2020
Full time,   Contractor   Information Technology

Job Description

The Challenge

We require a Dev/Tech Ops engineer to come on board with our growing infrastructure service for clients. The role covers the full spectrum of IT infrastructure from physical devices such as Cisco ASA, to fully virtualised environments such as AWS and GCloud.

This is a comprehensive role that provides good all round opportunities in several areas: 

  • Infrastructure
  • Customer support
  • Development support

Contract Type

  • 12-month fixed term contract role (starting immediately - with possibility of extension)
  • 9 - 5.30 Monday to Friday (with participation on the customer support rota out of hours)
  • Salary negotiable depending on skills and experience
  • Based in Tullamore but with possibility of remote working

The position of Dev/Tech Ops Engineer will be responsible for ensuring;

  • Installation, configuration and on-going management of systems, client devices and
  • Working with the product teams to recommend and evaluate latest technologies - experience of CI/CD would be advantageous
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the availability and integrity of all servers, systems and key processes
  • Setup of Disaster Recovery Procedures
  • Information Security, Data Protection and the security, integrity and availability of systems, services and data.
  • Updates, patching, vulnerability management & security of environments
  • Monitor servers, storage, applications, services, key processes and back-up systems
  • Build High Availability Server Environments
  • Administration of AD, DNS, Office 365, Web servers, Windows and Linux.
  • Provisioning, configuration and administration of cloud platforms.

Skills / Attributes Required

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of infrastructure technologies
  • Good understanding of development lifecycles and product release methodologies
  • Happy to work in a flexible start-up environment
  • Ability to support 24x7 systems in multiple continents

Desirable Technology and Experience (number indicates priority - 1=highest, 3=lowest)

  • Web Services (2)
  • SSL, Certificate Management (3)
  • Encryption standards (2)
  • ITIL (3)
  • Telephony, specifically SIP & VOIP (3)
  • Networking, firewalls, routers and IPsec VPN (1)
  • Cloud technologies (AWS, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc) (1)
  • Nginx (2)
  • Tomcat (2)
  • Active Directory (1)
  • Networking, including switches, firewalls and VPNs (1)
  • Operating System management, predominantly Windows and Linux (1)
  • Operating System hardening (2)
  • System Architecture, Scalability, Availability and Monitoring (3)
  • Configuration management (2)
  • Database Administration (MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, AWS RDS, et al) (2)
  • Security and penetration testing (2)
  • ISO 27001 (3)

Experience Desired

  • Successful delivery of security or compliance systems
  • Total awareness of security as underpinning all aspects of the business
  • Growing deployment functions starting from hands on role
  • Operating successfully in a challenging fast-moving environment
  • Deploying products to the cloud and on premise
  • Portfolio of delivered projects

As important: You have experience and passion for your work, and a commitment to going the extra mile to bring a project over the line. We will only be accepting applications from applicants currently resident within the European Union, with an unrestricted right to work in Republic of Ireland/UK. Occasional international travel from time to time is a requirement of this role, the suitable candidate should have a current valid password & driving license.