OpenShift Engineer
UKCloud
Farnborough
1d ago

Role overview

UKCloud are looking for passionate Infrastructure or DevOps Engineers to join our OpenShift team. As part of a multi-skilled team you will be responsible for the ongoing support and development of UKCloud’s OpenShift platforms on behalf of multiple customers across various platforms, regions and security domains.

This will involve ongoing development of the automated platform deployment and maintenance code, testing of integrations with new services, support of new customers as they start to use the platform and existing customers as they mature their usage.

Working in an agile way, you will get the opportunity to help drive the direction of the OpenShift product, from the underlying platform it’s deployed onto all the way through to the final configuration of each cluster.

You will be able to work to the mantra of Infrastructure as Code and automation by default, as everything we do at UKCloud we do in an automated and repeatable fashion.

Role Summary

  • Deliver and support secure, performant and scalable cloud platforms
  • Design and build awesome new features to support our customers
  • Develop and build code to maintain production systems
  • Test new service integrations, and build the code that deploys these integrations
  • Provide customer guidance on how to use the latest features through blog posts, how-tos and direct customer calls / workshops.
  • Be proud and promote what your team is achieving
  • Be excited to work with Open Source technologies and become part of the Open Source community
  • Key Skills (Don’t worry if you don’t meet all of these, UKCloud will help you grow);
  • Linux administration and troubleshooting skills.
  • Understanding of designing / operating / maintaining highly available systems.
  • Experience of configuration management tooling like Ansible / Puppet / Chef / Terraform
  • Scripting with Python, Bash, Go or similar languages and source code control like Git.
  • Experience of working with containers (Docker or any other container runtime)
  • Understanding of container orchestration technologies Kubernetes / OpenShift / Docker Swarm / Cloud Foundry
  • Experience of OpenStack or other similar cloud infrastructure platforms (from a user / basic administration perspective).
  • Excellent communications skills - verbal, written and presentation.
  • Strong desire to learn new skills.
  • Desirable skills;
  • Experience of working at a Cloud Service Provider
  • Experience of designing / deploying / maintaining OpenShift or Kubernetes.
  • Experience of managing and using Red Hat Satellite
  • Expertise in Python, Terraform or Ansible
  • Experience of working with CI pipelines such as Jenkins
  • About the Company

    UKCloud provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focused solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers.

    Formed in 2012, UKCloud is based in Farnborough (Hampshire) and Corsham (Wiltshire). We have a team of 250+ people and we continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual.

    Benefits :

  • Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
  • 25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day
  • Contributory pension
  • Life cover
  • Access to free parking
  • Active social and charity events
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite facilities - Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks
  • UKCloud is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants.

    Applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK and will be required to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government security clearance.

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