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Associate Cloud Operations Engineer
Pearson
Colombo

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All eligible candidates are invited to apply for the vacancy of Associate Cloud Operations Engineer at Pearson.
 
Qualifications

Things We Expect You to Know:

  • 3 years of extensive operations experience in Linux operating systems
  • 2 years of in-depth, hands on experience of at least two major clouds (AWS, OpenStack, Azure etc…)
  • Command of config management principles and an ability to code your desired state
  • A deep understanding of distributed system design and dependency management
  • A strong grasp of monitoring tools, approach and implementation
  • Recognition of the role security plays in PaaS and Continuous Delivery
  • Able to show examples of previous work with containerised services
  • Proven experience of implementing software defined networking
  • Solid working experience of continuous integration practices & tools (Jenkins, Travis CI etc…)
  • An established history of working in agile teams
  • That DevOps is more than a job title or a marketing fad!
  • How to collaborate with a globally distributed team of engineers using tools like chat
  • Ability to quickly work with debug and errors logs

Our Tools of the Trade

We Work At The Moment With The Following Tools, We Understand Everyone Will Do a Bit Of Learning On The Job, But You Will Need To Be Able To Meaningfully Contribute To a Selection Of These Tools

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • Vault
  • Consul
  • Keycloak
  • Kafka
  • Jenkins
  • Git
  • NGINX
  • Go
  • Java/NodeJS
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • AWS
  • Hubot/CoffeeScript

Desirable Skills

  • Experience building roadmaps and capturing user requirements to populate backlog
  • Experience of working with or contributing directly to Open Source projects
  • Leading service delivery in a mission critical production application environment
  • Understanding of leading/managing technology products
  • Experience of working with failure based testing, for example Simian Army
  • Delivering web-scale products to a global market at high release velocity
  • The ability and desire to automate routine, mundane and non-value added tasks

Personal Skills

  • Proven solution leadership skills, with an ability to lead and facilitate solutioning initiatives
  • Previous experience contributing to war rooms and blameless postmortems
  • Superb communication skills, written and verbal
  • Experience of working in a true DevOps environment with daily collaborations
  • Show accountability and end to end ownership and provide an example to others
  • English as a business language

Qualifications

Things We Expect You to Know:

  • 3 years of extensive operations experience in Linux operating systems
  • 2 years of in-depth, hands on experience of at least two major clouds (AWS, OpenStack, Azure etc…)
  • Command of config management principles and an ability to code your desired state
  • A deep understanding of distributed system design and dependency management
  • A strong grasp of monitoring tools, approach and implementation
  • Recognition of the role security plays in PaaS and Continuous Delivery
  • Able to show examples of previous work with containerised services
  • Proven experience of implementing software defined networking
  • Solid working experience of continuous integration practices & tools (Jenkins, Travis CI etc…)
  • An established history of working in agile teams
  • That DevOps is more than a job title or a marketing fad!
  • How to collaborate with a globally distributed team of engineers using tools like chat
  • Ability to quickly work with debug and errors logs

Our Tools of the Trade

We Work At The Moment With The Following Tools, We Understand Everyone Will Do a Bit Of Learning On The Job, But You Will Need To Be Able To Meaningfully Contribute To a Selection Of These Tools

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • Vault
  • Consul
  • Keycloak
  • Kafka
  • Jenkins
  • Git
  • NGINX
  • Go
  • Java/NodeJS
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • AWS
  • Hubot/CoffeeScript

Desirable Skills

  • Experience building roadmaps and capturing user requirements to populate backlog
  • Experience of working with or contributing directly to Open Source projects
  • Leading service delivery in a mission critical production application environment
  • Understanding of leading/managing technology products
  • Experience of working with failure based testing, for example Simian Army
  • Delivering web-scale products to a global market at high release velocity
  • The ability and desire to automate routine, mundane and non-value added tasks

Personal Skills

  • Proven solution leadership skills, with an ability to lead and facilitate solutioning initiatives
  • Previous experience contributing to war rooms and blameless postmortems
  • Superb communication skills, written and verbal
  • Experience of working in a true DevOps environment with daily collaborations
  • Show accountability and end to end ownership and provide an example to others
  • English as a business language

Challenges

  • Willing to travel to USA at various times for collaboration activities.
  • 24x7 Availability in case of emergencies
  • Working with counterparts in other global teams
  • The position may require to be a part of an on-call rotation
  • Maintaining 99.9% uptime
  • Ability to learn and absorb new technologies and skills faster
  • Willing to travel to USA at various times for collaboration activities.
  • 24x7 Availability in case of emergencies
  • Working with counterparts in other global teams
  • The position may require to be a part of an on-call rotation
  • Maintaining 99.9% uptime
  • Ability to learn and absorb new technologies and skills faster.

 
 
Closing Date- 20/03/2020
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