Linux/Apache/MySQL DevOps Engineer

Qualserv Consulting
65000.00 GBP Annual
16 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux/Apache/MySQL DevOps Engineer

If you're looking to work on a high-traffic and high-performance stack, utilising and building on your current skills within an expanding organisation, then this is the role for you! This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading E-commerce specialist in the city, who hold an impressive portfolio of established clients, thanks to their high-end bespoke E-commerce platform. Our client are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join their team and take on the responsibility of their current stack.

The role will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Supporting and improving the performance of the current stack.

  • Diagnosing issues and updating/adding new stack components.

  • Ensuring the smooth running of production and development Servers.

  • Escalating issues where appropriate.

  • Managing the migration of existing hosting providers to Amazon Web Services.

  • Reviewing and porting the current technology stack.

  • Creating robust server builds and maintenance procedures.

  • Documenting and verifying server builds.

  • Monitoring systems and capacity.

  • Understanding Firewalls, routing and VPN concepts.

Our client offer very generous benefits, including a pension scheme, Christmas bonuses and an opportunity to work from home up to 3 days a week! They also offer a very welcoming environment, complete with social activities, fun amenities and up-to-date, customised technology equipment.

To be considered for the role, you will need the following skills and/or experience:

  • At least 5 years' experience working in a similar role, in a high traffic web application based environment.

  • CentOS Linux 6 systems engineering/administration.

  • A strong working knowledge of Apache 2.0 and above.

  • A strong working knowledge of MySQL 5.0 and above.

  • A strong working knowledge of Scripting.

  • Experience within a 24/7 Linux-based web operations environment.


  • DNS

  • TCP/IP

  • Firewalls rules and configurations.

  • Virtualisation technologies and management (KVM, VMWare, AWS)

The following would also be highly advantageous:

  • PHP5 or PHP7

  • Varnish

  • Memcached

  • Redis

  • Sphinx

  • ElasticSearch

  • SVN

  • GIT

Qualserv Consulting Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy/Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy and advert. Qualserv Consulting is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Key words:

DevOps, develop, operations, Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, LAMP, system administration, E-commerce, platform, application, server, system, builds, resources, technology, stack, web, migration, AWS, Amazon Web Services, maintenance, hosting providers, Scripting, deployment, configuration, infrastructure, Firewall, routing, VPN, capacity, OS, CentOS, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, TCP, IP, KVM, VMWare, Varnish, Memcached, Redis, Sphinx, ElasticSearch, SVN, GIT

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