We are looking for a highly self-motivated and experienced devops engineer to join our development team to work on our Oracle Cloud offerings. We offer a chance to take part in the development of leading-edge products, in a skill-enhancing environment working with a diverse and distributed team of motivated members, a high level of impact on the product, recognition of achievements, competitive salary and benefits.
Position is in UK, location flexible, must meet this critieria: UK located at the time of access UK Residents"Residing in the UK" means living in one of the following countries: England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern IrelandMinimum 5 years of residency in the UK, with no more than 6 months outside of the UK at any one time UK Nationals"UK Nationals" are individuals who hold at least one of the following government-issued documents:Valid UK PassportUK Birth CertificateUK Naturalization Certificate
Responsibilities Design and develop cloud based OS management tools. Enable and enhance Oracle Linux cloud integrations. Integrate with existing cloud systems to create a fully featured OS management service. Develop automated tests for all features. Participate in frequent design and code reviews. Proactively suggest and implement service improvements. Participate in the active and direct support of the service.
Although not definitive, the ideal candidate will typically have the following: BS/MS degree in CS, EE, or equivalent 4+ years of software development/system programming experience Strong experience with the following:Kubernetes and container orchestration technologiesLinux and Virtualization (systemd, package management, kvm, etc)CI/CD best practices (Jenkins, Teamcity, Git)Configuration management and systems orchestration (any of Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform)Monitoring and logging (Grafana, ELK, fluentd, etc)Operational excellence (customer centric mindset, high availability, troubleshooting, canary deploys, etc) Experience with micro-services based software architecture Experience with cloud environments a plus (AWS, Azure, OpenStack) Solid scripting background (Python, Bash, or similar) Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations Comfortable with Agile Software Development practices (e.g. Scrum, CI/CD, Slack, etc.)
Personal Abilities Ability to solve complex problems, providing hands-on resolution Critical thinking and decision making skills Excellent communication in English (both written and spoken) Results orientated, an ability to manage multiple priorities is also expected Highly organized and detail oriented