Senior Operations Engineers

£45,000 | Leeds | Permanent
Posted 2 months ago

IQ Tech are hiring for an experienced Senior Operations Engineer to join our client, a leading software services specialist based in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Reporting to the Operations Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the proactive management and maintenance of various public and private cloud infrastructures, ensuring security, uptime and optimal performance are all at the highest levels.

Skills and Experienced Required:-

• Extensive system and network administration experience on Windows Server and Linux operating systems.
• Experience in scripting in either Python, PowerShell or Bourne shell.
• Excellent TCP/IP knowledge and associated protocols such as DNS, HTTP, SMTP, etc.
• Experience in building cloud platforms, particularly using AWS, Azure, RackSpace IaaS or OpenStack.
• Build and configuration management systems using Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, Ansible, etc.
• Large scale monitoring systems such as Nagios, Zabbix, OpenNMS, Zenoss, etc.


• Working in an Internet software delivery environment (e.g. SaaS, eCommerce, managed services).
• Working in an Agile software environment with CI/CD and associated systems (Bamboo, Hudson, Jenkins, etc.).
• Relational (SQL) and NoSQL Databases.
• WSO2 Technology.

The Role:-

You will be using your experience to build, maintain and improve resilient, secure and scalable architectures that will help our client maintain and improve its market position and customer satisfaction levels.

Provide 24 x 7 operational maintenance of all platforms and services, responding to monitoring and customer issues as required on a business-as-usual basis.

Collaborating and communicating effectively with team members, department colleagues and the wider organisation as well as assisting in the regular delivery of the updated latest software builds to the production environmen and mentoring of junior team members.

Designing, maintaining and improving the system, network and application security of the production platforms and services by having a security-focused approach to all infrastructure work and an awareness of the effect of agile change management on the security of the platforms.

This role offers a competitive salary and benefits including:- Pension, Season Ticket Loan, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Childcare Vouchers, Tastecard, Cycle to Work Scheme and more.

Please apply now for immediate consideration or contact Georgina at IQ Tech on 01423 878 660 for further details.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sam Baillie
01423 878 679

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