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Infrastructure Engineer

Company:
Gambit Research
Location:
London, England, W6 7JP, United Kingdom
Salary:
£40000-£80000
Posted:
November 08, 2018

Description:

Purpose of the Role- Our existing Infrastructure team is three people strong, and we’re looking for a committed, and passionate professional to join us.

Responsibilities and Duties- You’ll have the opportunity to work on projects in these areas:

● Networking design and routing

● Security

● System monitoring

● Ensuring resilience against hardware failures

● Maintaining large scale PostgreSQL database clusters

● Automation of deployment

Previous projects have included working on:

● Gitlab continuous integration

● Graphite and Grafana

● Using Ansible for automating deployment

● Setting up Kubernetes clusters

● Undertaking a network upgrade

● Establishing an internal Debian repository.

Skills and Competencies- You will have:

Essential:

● The ability to write and maintain good quality code, preferably with experience of Python and shell scripting

● The skill to solve difficult problems via coding automation

● An interest in infrastructure and Linux systems

● The ability to self-manage and intelligently prioritise tasks

● Good spoken and written communication skills, the ability to quickly establish strong and professional working relationships with colleagues

● Team working skills, whilst also being able to work productively on solo projects

Desirable:

● An in-depth knowledge of all hardware and software layers

● A passion for high-quality monitoring/forecasting/measurement/alerting practices and tools

● The ability to diagnose problems on production machines, as well as to perform post-mortem analyses

● A good understanding of TCP/IP networks

● Experience with, and knowledge of, using Git