Python/DevOps Engineer, Jobs, West Yorkshire, Leeds, 869

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Python/DevOps Engineer - Leeds

Competitive daily rate
Ref: 869 Date Posted: Tuesday 29 Jan 2019
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Python/DevOps Engineer


6 months contract

** Given the nature of the project, applicants must be BPSS eligible **

SceneOne's client, a multi-national IT consultancy, are seeking experienced Python/DevOps Engineer, adept in Python development, continuous integration and DevOps deployment principles to work on a high-profile public-sector project in Leeds.

Role responsibilities of the Python/DevOps Engineer:

  • Build and work on distributed systems that process large amounts of data
  • Write unit and integration tests for the software components developed using industry standard methods
  • Perform Code reviews
  • Contribute to Story Elaborations
  • Mentor junior Engineers where possible
  • Pair programming and work towards a common goal
  • Follow coding guidelines and development processes
  • Participate in Retrospectives - speak up on issues and come up with new ideas or propose improvements
  • Participate in Hackathons
  • Work in an Agile environment

Essential skills/experience required for the Python/DevOps Engineer role:

  • Commercial experience of software development in Python by inheriting BDD+TDD development principles and continuous integration (using Jenkins, Ansible etc.)
  • Good understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases, preferably worked on Postgres and Riak
  • Solid knowledge working with Linux/Unix
  • Good understanding of source code version control tools – Git (Preferred), Subversion or Mercurial
  • Experience of working with Big Data technologies (Hive, Spark/Hadoop etc.)
  • Experience of Cloud ecosystems, preferably AWS
  • Solid experience of working in an Agile experience is essential

Desirable experience:

  • Exposure to Nginx, Redis, Elastic Search or RabbitMQ 
  • GIS experience

To apply for the Python/DevOps role, please send your up to date CV following the ‘Apply’ link