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5 months ago
Oracle
Location: Nottingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Operations Jobs
Cloud Operations Engineer - System Administrator 3-19000QKG

Preferred Qualifications

Cloud
Operations Engineer: Nottingham

As a member of the European Cloud
Operations team, you will be work out of our Nottingham tech centre for the Construction
and Engineering Global Business Unit, supporting and operating some of our market
leading SaaS offerings. Acquired by Oracle in 2018, Aconex is a well-established
cloud hosted SaaS platform used worldwide by the construction industry.

In your capacity as a Cloud Operations Engineer, duties will
vary from maintaining uptime and availability of our cloud hosted SaaS applications,
to analysing and solving complex technical issues. You will contribute to
driving efficiency in our cloud management processes through automation and
infrastructure-as-code tools and techniques. Developing solutions which are
repeatable to enable the rapid deployment and provisioning of new services and
continue to improve the critical service we provide to our customers.

You will collaborate with geographically dispersed teams, carry out data-centre
and cloud provider migrations, perform maintenance and upgrade tasks as well as
build and deploy new services to support the release of code from the software development
and engineering pipeline.

Your
main responsibilities will include:

* Maintaining uptime and
availability of multiple SaaS products.
* Trouble-shoot and
proactively manage highly technical system issues.
* Installation, configuration
and maintenance of hardware and software.
* Operating and contributing
to automation and configuration management systems:

* Puppet
* Ansible
* Capistrano
* Jenkins
* Operate and provision into
cloud environments:

* Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
* Amazon Web Services
* Ensure that all operational
and administration activities are carried out with a focus on security and
operational efficiency.
* Operate and contribute to
our monitoring and alerting stacks:

* Nagios
* Prometheus
* Metrics
* Logfile parsing and
analysis
* Work proactively with remote
data centres and providers around the world.
* Prepare reports for operational
and management purposes.
* Pro-actively contribute and
support the team and Oracle.
* Provide rotational on-call
support including weekends, for multiple SaaS products, responding to infrastructure
monitoring alerts and incidents.

Essential experience:

* 3-5+
years practical experience in a similar role with:

* Linux
and Windows Server administration
* MS
SQL Server
* Enterprise
virtualisation platforms – VMware or similar
* Networking
– TCP/IP stack, DNS and Linux based firewalls, routers and IPsec VPN’s
* Scripting
and automation
* Exposure
to configuration management tools
* Solid analytical skills for
troubleshooting problems.
* System and Network security
practises and disciplines need to be demonstrated.
* Willingness to proactively
engage in continuous process improvement.
* Ability to listen and
communicate clearly with different areas of the business
* Be a self-starter with the
capability to work autonomously
* Must
be able to travel to other regions if required

Desirable experience:

* Cisco switches and IOS
* Oracle
Cloud Infrastructure, Amazon Web Services and/or Azure
* Datacentre/cloud
provider migrations
* Oracle
Database, PostgreSQL
* Web
application frameworks – Classic ASP, ASP.NET or Django
* An
understanding of the SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) model
* Practical
application of infrastructure-as-code with Terraform
* Practical
experience with implementation of configuration management tools e.g. Puppet, Chef or Microsoft
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Joining Oracle is a great career
move. We look for energetic people who show initiative, who are keen to learn
and grow with us, and to develop solutions to exciting problems and challenges.
We provide great training and ongoing professional development, and you will
work with smart, friendly people who like you, are passionate about what we do.Detailed Description and Job Requirements

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As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

Job: Information Technology

Location: GB-GB, UK-Nottingham

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle

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