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Cloud Infrastructure Designer (001871) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Permanent
  • Location:
    London
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Date Posted:
    6/6/2018

Job Description

Primary role purpose:

Inmarsat has adopted a cloud first approach to delivering its’ IT services and capabilities.  As part of the new operating model, the need for Cloud and Infrastructure Designer has been created. This role will operate within a DevOps environment and should be comfortable with Agile methodologies, ITIL framework, and possess experience with Cloud solution and Linux.

The Cloud and Infrastructure Designer will ensure the reliability and scalability of global cloud infrastructure services running in multiple Cloud platforms and supporting applications and products, he/she will be also part of an existing cross-functional team

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain Cloud DevOps tools and Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Work closely with application and testing teams to ensure ongoing alignment towards the target architecture.
  • Coaching junior members of the team.
  • Driving effectiveness, efficiency and continuous improvement through the use of automation and adoption of appropriate and approved tools.
  • Translate business and technical requirements into Cloud solutions.
  • Comfortable with frequent, incremental code, testing and deployment.
  • Experience / familiarity with systems including Windows and Linux systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of AWS environments, preferably large or global systems.
  • Knowledge of Google Cloud and Century Link.
  • Exposure to Ansible, Chef or Puppet.
  • Broad systems and infrastructure knowledge which could include CI tools, containerisation using Docker, Kubernetes or Openshift.
  • Contribute to the success of building and maintaining a world-class cloud infrastructure, with key objectives in the areas utilization, availability, capacity, scalability, performance and security management.
  • Work with the design teams to ensure effective designs and application of the cloud and hosting services.
  • Identify and resolve problems with the services and support the resolution of problems in dependent services.
  • Collaborate with and provide expertise/guidance to other teams inside and outside of the IT organization, such as Customer Support, Networks and 3rd Party Vendors.
  • Ensure DevOps and automation is applied to facilitate an effective and efficient cloud environment for application.

 

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Solid experience as a DevOps and Cloud Administrator with systems design experience.
  • Good experience of design and implementation of infrastructure, applications and Cloud Solutions at enterprise level.
  • Be a key stakeholder in driving DevOps.
  • Work in a cross functional DevOps team.
  • Experience with Datacentre migration, Cloud migration, integration and consolidation efforts.
  • Strong Linux infrastructure background and hands on exposure to Cloud and automation technologies.
  • Strong scripting and coding using Python, Ruby and Bash.
  • Understanding of Cloud Services, such as Azure, AWS, Google, etc.
  • Jenkins CI.
  • Terraform
  • Github & Gitflow
  • Team player attitude.

 

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Consul & Consul template
  • Spinnaker
  • Nomad
  • Backup solutions

 

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