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DevOps Engineer - Nigel Sims

  • Gloucester (Gloucestershire)
  • IT development

Job description

Job Description

DevOps Engineer - Nigel Sims

Position Description
Position Description:

Be part of something exciting. Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms? Come and join us as a DevOps Engineer.

In a world of increasing digital connectivity, innovation and cyber-attacks CGI Defence and Intelligence protects the UK. CGI Defence and Intelligence works with UK Government and Industry to secure the UK’s IT systems and increase UK prosperity.

We are currently expanding our team of DevOps engineers. If you have a solid Linux background and an enthusiasm for technology, we’d love you to join us. We write, build, and run a cutting edge platform for a strategic client. We’re heavy on automation, a mix of physical and virtual platforms and taking on steep learning curves. We take pride in what we do and we’re motivated to improve the state of the art for our client.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Our Gloucester-based team has a strong Agile software engineering community that is growing in order to create innovative solutions to solve our clients’ business challenges. To maintain our momentum, we need to recruit DevOps engineers keen to work on leading edge solutions for our clients.

Our teams focus on shared ownership of common goals. We aim for everyone to be involved in development activities including testing and operations. We frequently have direct contact with our customer– the development team can find out and ask questions first hand to understand how to build what is really needed. If you’re interested in the full spectrum of development – prototyping, presenting demonstrations, creating sustainable systems, thinking ahead but not over-complicating for today, this will suit you.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

You will have experience of Linux (RHEL, CentOS or Ubuntu) as a deployment platform and day to day development environment. You will be able to apply your skill in areas including: package management, networking configuration and system environment configuration.

You will have experience of working with a clean slate and adding to your colleagues’ output.

You will be familiar with the following core tools: git, ssh, Unix command line, browsers, Bash.

You will have experience in at least one of: Python, C++, Java or JavaScript.

Desirable skills:

Deep Linux experience – for example, being able to use SELinux, chroot, ssh tunnelling, and describe differences between Linux distributions.

Networking familiarity – for example, being able to describe HTTP protocol or TCP/IP.

Experience of Hadoop or distributed computation.

Security clearance is required for this vacancy. Candidates will need to have or be able to gain a minimum of Security Check (SC) clearance with the ability to attain Developed Vetting (DV) clearance. We ask that all candidates be eligible and willing to undergo the DV clearance process.

Your future duties and responsibilities

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.