Senior Puppet Developer

Employment Type:Contract
Salary:Above Market Rate

Senior Puppet Developer – Security Clearance

Location: Den Haag, Netherlands

Duration: 3 Months + Extension

Security Clearance: EU Security Clearance or Equivalent

Start: ASAP

Rate: Market Rate

Languages: English


Sperry Partners Group is urgently looking for an experienced for a Senior Puppet Developer in Den Haag, Netherlands.

Main Purpose:

  • Design, plan and execute the upgrade of Puppet Enterprise
  • Revise, standardize and simplify the existing Puppet configuration and ERPL code (bash script)
  • Support and incorporate new requirements (subject to future discussion)


  • Assess existing Linux/Puppet configuration and related support infrastructure
  • Plan Puppet reconfiguration in order to simplify, stabilize and align with Puppet and market best practices
  • Design and maintain the new Linux support infrastructure
  • Apply fixes, plan and execute the upgrade of the Puppet
  • Incorporate new infrastructure and development requirements (subject to future discussion)
  • Document all activities, topology, configuration and procedures.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of ICT work within at least one organisation with more than 200 employees/end points
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Linux/Unix Administration, preferably Red Hat 5+
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Puppet based configuration management design/architecture, development/configuration and deployment/administration, preferably on Red Hat 5+
  • Participation in a minimum of 3 projects involving Puppet based solutions on Linux/Unix (or equivalent experience – large projects)
  • Participation in a minimum of 2 projects involving server automation (deployment) and standardization through scripting
  • General OS and network knowledge
  • Analytical, organizational and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of bash and also (preferably) ruby scripting

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003+
  • Knowledge of Puppet configuration management on  Windows Server 2003+
  • Certification: RHCSA/RHCE

For more information on the client and the project, please call us immediately on +44(0)208 150 9900, or alternatively, apply online via the website and we will endeavour to get in contact with you within 2-3 hours of submitting your application for the role.

Sperry Partners Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Sperry Partners Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Keywords: Senior Puppet Developer, Linux, Unix, Red Hat, Microsoft Windows Server, RHCSA, RHCE, Security Clearance, Den Haag, Netherlands.

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