Technology | 27-9-2023

Chef Build Engineer

  • 2 days in Knutsford, Cheshire and 3 days from home.
  • £600 - £675 per day

We collaborate with a global Microsoft Gold Partner who is currently seeking a Chef Build Engineer/ Lead Windows Engineer for a 3-6 months rolling contract.

You will work with the global Server Engineering team to deliver critical projects related to the Server Cyber Resilient framework development.

As a Chef Build Engineer, you will have expertise in writing Chef cookbooks and InSpec profiles and experience in using Chef and its ancillary products.

Responsibilities will include automation, optimisation, research of new technologies and develop cyber resilient framework.

The role requires good understanding and knowledge of Infrastructure-as-a-Code concepts and tools (Chef/ CFEngine/ Ansible/ Puppet, etc.)

The work model is hybrid - 2 days/ week in the office in Knutsford, Cheshire and 3 days from home.

Skills needed:

  • Development/Strong scripting experience with a language such as Chef DSL, Chef cookbook, and or Ruby
  • Strong in using DevOps CI/CD Pipelines specifically Atlassian tools that includes Jenkins, Bit-Bucket and JIRA system
  • Experience of Server Build and Deployment, Security Configuration
  • Experience with Desired State Configuration tools
  • Practical experience with Automation, Configuration, or Security tools (i.e. Ansible, Powerbroker, Chef, Jenkins, etc.)


  • Experience with public cloud platforms
  • Knowledge of AIX or other Unix based OSs.

Please apply now for immediate consideration.

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