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Location: Chorley, England
Industry: IT, Infrastructure, Other
Rate: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Job Type: Permanent
Posting ID: DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer/ Linux System Administrator Job Description:

DevOps/ Linux System Administrator

We are a prestigious, world-leading IT consultancy helping clients harness the power of innovation and change. We serve almost 6000 clients across 70 countries.

Our experience across many industries enables us to harness the best ideas, practices and solutions from both the public and private sectors, for the benefit of every client. In line with our global strategy, we serve a wide range of industries, including Aerospace and Defence, Banking and Insurance, Health-care, Energy, Transportation, Retail and Consumer, as well as Public Sector. In addition to these, in the UK we also have specific experience and expertise in Post & Logistics, Central and Local Government and the Civil Nuclear sector.


  • Developing various infrastructure solutions including Public Cloud e.g. Azure and AWS as well as data / private cloud to deliver high availability, rapidly developed, fully automated solutions using predominately open source software which deliver value to the customer.

  • Providing technical leadership, help and guidance to less experienced members of the team through mentoring, coaching, constructive review and active participation in various technical forums.

  • Advising our customers on the latest technologies and methodologies, designing and implementing innovative approaches to their problems using Automation.

  • Ensuring software standards are maintained, being able to train and mentor junior staff.

    Should be experienced in some or all of the following areas: -

  • Configuration management tools, e.g. Ansible (preferred), Puppet, Chef.

  • Build and provisioning tools, eg. Jenkins (preferred), Terraform, Packer, Team City etc.

  • Cloud Environments including AWS, Azure, Google and Oracle cloud.

  • Test Driven or Behaviour Driven development, and being able to implement automated test solutions

  • The ability to integrate various products using APIs enabling a joined up automated approach

  • Monitoring systems e.g. ELK, Nagios, New Relic, DataDog, Splunk etc.

  • Docker container hosting including Kubernetes and Red Shift.

  • Modern programming languages, understanding at least one of: Bash script, Python, Ruby, Perl, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell

  • Digital delivery processes and methodologies

  • Working in an Agile Team, being able to be self-driven and looking for continuous improvements to both the process and the systems.

    The candidate should demonstrate:-

  • Attention to detail with a pragmatic and enthusiastic attitude to work.

  • Ability to learn new skills and technologies.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
For more information, please apply with an up to date copy of your CV!

Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis group of companies, the fourth largest staffing group in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems, Aston Carter and Aerotek are trading names of Allegis Group Limited. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at Please note when you give us your data, we will share it within Allegis Group and this involves the transfer of such data outside the European Economic Area, subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice.

About TEKsystems:

TEKsystems® provides technology staffing and services, helping businesses deploy high-calibre IT and communications expertise under a range of delivery options including Staffing Services, Team Services, Global Services, and Workforce Management Services. We’ve become a billion-dollar services company by continually building on what we do best – blending superior client service with an unrivalled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Our offerings address various applications, infrastructure, and communications needs including technology deployment services, enterprise software support services, and asset management services. TEKsystems is a division of Allegis Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allegis Group® Inc., the fourth largest staffing company in the world. Allegis Group Ltd is an Employment Business and Agency.

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