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Continuous Delivery Engineer (Middleware) Posted Mar 18
Gazelle Global Consulting , Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Continuous Delivery Engineer (Middleware)

A Continuous Delivery Engineer (Middleware)is required for a long-term, lucrative contract position with a major financial services client based in Amsterdam.

The Continuous Delivery Engineer (Middleware) will join a team which aims to deliver all the tools and processes to accelerate the delivery of new software and features to customers. Within the team, the Continuous Delivery Engineer (Middleware) will be responsible for developing, running and maintaining a container solution. This cluster is used to host tools used by thousands of software engineers.

The Continuous Delivery Engineer (Middleware) will ideally have 65% + of the following skills and experience:

Professional and intellectual ability at bachelor level

5+ years of platform engineering/total stack experience, preferably in creating highly scalable mission-critical environments

Good knowledge OS fundamentals with the ability to apply it in the context of modern operating systems (eg RHEL, Tiny Core and Windows)

Knowledge of container and container management technologies and the security thereof is hugely beneficial (eg Docker, Mesos, etc.)

Knowledge of high availability storage technologies is hugely beneficial (eg NFS, GlusterFS, Ceph, etc.)

Knowledge on virtualized components is an important nice to have (eg vCenter, ESXi, etc.)

Excellent knowledge of Bash Scripting

Experience with at least one modern Scripting language (eg Python, Ruby, etc.)

Strong knowledge of continuous integration and continuous development tooling

Great English communication skills, verbal as well as written

You value a multi-cultured environment where English is the working language and you easily get on with people from different cultural backgrounds

You love technology and naturally stay up-to-date on relevant new developments

Experienced with Agile development & Scrum

Able to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools

Knowledge sharing will be expected

Passion for Back End technology

The Continuous Delivery Engineer (Middleware) will be responsible for activities including:

Improving our continuous integration, increasing our automated test coverage, and helping us get to the next level with respect to Continuous Delivery.

Streamlining the chapter's development process from code check-ins, automated deployment and acceptance testing, all the way towards production.

This is an urgent requirement and interviews are scheduled for next week.

Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 - 18 months +