DevOps Engineer

  • Location

    Kildare, Republic of Ireland

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  • Salary:

    €450.00 - €500 per day

  • Contact:

    Khalid Hussain

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Position: DevOps Engineer
Location: Leixlip, Co. Kildare
Salary: €450 - €500 per day depending on experience (Negotiable)
Contract Type: Initial 12 Month Contract


Our client a global technology giant is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join their team based in Leixlip, Co. Kildare

DevOps Engineer Key Responsibilities:

Perform the following activities for the assigned projects/releases:

  • Perform configuration management, software build and release engineering activities
    • Where possible automate all activities as part of the continuous integration process
  • Setup and maintain automated CI process using Jenkins and Atlassian suites, including build, test, deployment and release
  • Develop and maintain Ansible and Chef deployment scripts for all the components in the project
  • Setup and maintain automated test framework as part of CI process.
  • Prepare and deploy all agreed deliverables - adhere to all code freeze and deployment schedules
  • Perform activities pertaining to setting up, maintaining and managing environments for development, testing and pre-production releases
  • Provide support on software configuration mgt and continuous delivery best practices
  • Identify all relevant configuration items in coordination with project managers and project Leads
  • Ensure all configuration items (docs, s/w, environment config & database) are regularly version controlled
  • Verifies the project team adheres to the approved branching, merging and quality processes
  • Provide inputs to the Infrastructure team for creation of environments - hardware and s/w requirements

DevOps Engineer ESSENTIAL Requirements:

  • 5 years' experience building, deploying J2EE applications and controlling Java related test environments
  • Experience using the following tools - JIRA, GIT, Jenkins, Zephyr, Maven, Nexus, Sonar, Selenium & Confluence
  • Extensive experience with one of the popular deployment framework Chef/Puppet/Ansible
  • 5 years' experience using Linux/Unix Shell scripting
  • 3 years' experience of application lifecycle best practices for example CMMi, ITIL, SCRUM
  • Strong working knowledge of branching and release management techniques
  • Excellent communication, presentation and training skills
  • Self-motivated, analytical thinker with a passion for quality
  • Software related third level education