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AWS DevOps Engineer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    DevOps

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    AWS DevOps Engineer

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jordan Connery

  • Contact email:

    jordan.connery@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    125468_1654857434

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Hi All,

I'm looking for an experienced AWS DevOps Engineer to join an established FinTech who are expanding their team.

Salary: £80,000 - £100,000

Location: C. London

Working Style: 2 Days in Office Weekly

The Role

You will help the team creating a development environment where building, testing, and releasing of software can happen rapidly, frequently and reliably. You will be a DevOps advocate working closely with development and operations teams improving the collaboration whilst removing any impediments through automation, improved tooling, or processes. You will play a key role in a multi-disciplined team building a new security conscious AWS cloud environment and will help with the migration of applications to this environment.

Accountabilities

  • Deliver a continuous integration and deployment platform that integrates seamlessly with the development tools already in use and ensure its effectiveness to delivery software rapidly.
  • Improve the developer experience, facilitate developers in building cloud infrastructure and deploying their applications free of impediments.
  • Develop policies, standards, and guidelines for IAC and CI/CD that teams can follow.
  • Propose and implement workflow and toolchain improvements to automate repetitive tasks.
  • Ensure security and governance are considered a priority by applying security practices as part of the SDLC and developing and enforcing policies.
  • Collaborate with teams on architectural design and cloud best practices.

Experience Required

  • Broad technical knowledge with a background in Linux engineering or Development and an understanding of networking principles and security.
  • Proven experience in working closely with development and operations teams throughout the SDLC, implemented CI/CD effectively and deployed into Cloud environments with Terraform. Knowledge of different deployment strategies for improving uptime. Implemented automated testing of application or IAC code as part of CI/CD.
  • Worked in a fast-moving Agile environment using Scrum or Kanban.
  • Considerable experience in deploying and running applications securely in AWS, familiarity with cloud native tooling and cloud security best practices. AWS Cloud Architect certification preferred.
  • Build and operated containerized workloads and used serverless technology.
  • Proficiency in Python with a keen interest in automation.
  • Configuration management tools such as Puppet or Ansible.
  • Monitoring in the cloud using CloudWatch, Splunk, DataDog or similar tools.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps preferred.