Senior DevOps Engineer - AWS

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  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Software Engineer

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  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Senior DevOps Engineer - AWS

+ Fully remote role

+ 6 month initial contract

+ £550 to £650 per day

+ Requirement to undergo SC Clearance in the role

Key Skills:

+ Gitlab/Jenkins

+ Puppet, Packer


+ Ansible/Terraform


  • Developing various infrastructure solutions including Public Cloud AWS as well as datacenter / private cloud to deliver high availability, rapidly developed, fully automated solutions using predominately open source software which deliver value to the customer.

  • Providing technical leadership, help and guidance to less experienced members of the team through mentoring, coaching, constructive review and active participation in various technical forums.

  • Advising our customers on the latest technologies and methodologies, designing and implementing innovative approaches to their problems using Automation.

  • Ensuring software standards are maintained, being able to train and mentor junior staff. Defining processes and procedures to ensure maximum re-use and maintaining standards.

  • Understanding security policies and implementing solutions that satisfy the security requirements.

  • Designing and implementing solutions which have high availability and are scalable.

  • Providing feedback and demonstrating to a wider audience solutions currently being developed and introducing the team to new concepts and products.

  • Advise on testing solutions that can be automated to deliver an end to end testing solution for products.

  • Advise on monitoring solutions, which can automate error collection and display the results in real time that will improve the customer's experience.

Essential Skills

  • Experience of working in an Agile environment.

  • Experience of using source control systems, CI/CD, unit testing. (Gitlab, including Jenkins)

  • Experience of Puppet

  • Experience of Packer

  • Experience of AWS

  • Fundamental understanding of the architecture of Hybrid Clouds

  • Hands-on experience in infrastructure as code, applied with configuration management, automation and orchestration tools such as Ansible and Terraform.

  • Experience of using TDD

  • Understanding of programming patterns and constructs, an ability to learn is crucial/critical.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in the following skills

Jira, Confluence, Kubernetes, ELK, Grafana/Graphite, Fortigate, Artifactory