Contract to Perm
Large Enterprise OpenShift Infrastructure
Attractive Day Rate - based on exp
Working on behalf of a leading IT Services company, you will be working for their large national customer supporting their OpenShift environment, among other DevOps duties. The role will begin as a contract position for 3 months, but will keep extending or else convert to perm.
5 + Years as a devOps/InfraOps engineer
2 + Years Red Hat OpenShift experience
Experience in supporting business critical 24/7 platforms and solutions
Experience developing automation solutions on modern container-based platforms
Experience in automating deployments and developing IaC using Terraform, Chef or Ansible
Knowledge of CI / CD principles and best practices and continuous integration/automation tools (Source to Image, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, Sonarqube, Junit, Git, etc.);
Knowledge of Vmware, storage and networking
Knowledge of mircoservices and associated technologies such as springboot
Knowledge of Integration Solutions such as Apache Camel, Apache Ignite, Active MQ, API gateways a plus
Ability to work on own initiative and work well within a team.
Provide 2nd line support for the Openshift environment
Troubleshoot and resolve Incidents and Requests from both internal technical teams (vmware, storage, networks, IT operations) as well as business users within agreed SLAs
Work closely with support partner to help diagnose and troubleshoot Kubernetes/OpenShift related problems and propose solutions
Provide in-house expertise and be hands on in the ongoing management of the openshift container platform ecosystem (installation, upgrades, patching, monitoring, troubleshooting, new platform integrations)
Provide knowledge and expertise and actively participate in the development/implementation of infrastructure automation on OpenShift (IaC with Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins).
Provide knowledge and expertise and actively participate in the development/implementation of application platform automation solutions based around containers and container orchestration.
Provide knowledge and expertise and actively participate in the design and build out of tooling and processes to support CI/CD for applications running on the OpenShift platform (build, test, QA, security, deployment).
Write scripts to automate and integrate projects within OpenShift, and automate existing manual flows (Ansible, Shell etc)
Assist application and development teams in transitioning to containers from legacy/monolithic type environments. Help develop services on top of OpenShift to facilitate minimal developer friction with the platform and encourage automation.
Facilitate knowledge sharing/shadowing of the application and development teams to upskill on the OpenShift platform.
Contribute to the development of architecture principles and standards for the OpenShift Platform
Participate in requirements gathering for new enhancements and developments utilising OpenShift while conforming to established platform architecture standards and principles.
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