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AWS DevOps Engineer - Outside IR35 - Fully Remote

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  • Job functions:

    AWS Amazon Web Services, AWS DevOps Engineer, Developer

  • Salary:

    £600 - £625 per day

  • Contact:

    Lewis Cowell

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  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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AWS DevOps Engineer - 6 Month Contract - Fully Remote

A key client of ours within the food industry is seeking multiple AWS DevOps engineers to join on an initial 6 month basis with a view to extend.

The role:

  • Maintaining the kubernetes platform and associated tooling focusing on reliability.

    • Platform Upgrades - develop, test and release (e.g maintain EKS upgrade cadence)

    • Operations Management - e.g. Incident / Request / Access Management

    • Security patching

  • Managing the deployment pipelines and repositories to deploy into multiple remote sites and public cloud environments.

  • Data driven approach to tackling TOIL

  • Conducting Post Mortem meetings to ensure we identify root causes and capture remedial actions.

  • Deploying new clusters in line with the commissioning timelines.

  • Assisting application teams with migration from EKS to ECS.

  • Automation | Runbooks | Documenting "tribal" Knowledge | Tooling

The requirements:

  • Demonstrable hands-on experience of operating (and troubleshooting) kubernetes clusters in production environments particularly the AWS EKS service.

  • Demonstrable hands-on experience working with Docker containers

  • Demonstrable programming skills with scripting languages (eg. Bash, Python)

  • Demonstrable experience with AWS Cloud Formation or equivalent tooling.

  • Demonstrable hands-on experience operating (and troubleshooting) Linux clusters, core utils, Linux kernel, storage, networking, etc

  • Must be at ease troubleshooting in complex environments using monitoring and logging tools

Highly desirable:

  • TDD, design patterns and SOLID principles

  • Hands-on experience of build pipelines and software lifecycles

  • Used and have knowledge of common build tools, repositories and CD/CI tooling.

  • Experience using monitoring and alerting tools (e.g. NewRelic, Prometheus, Grafana)

  • Proven commercial development experience

  • Knowledge of SCRUM or other Agile methodologies

If you have the skills required to perform this role please apply via the link.

Job type: Contract

Duration: 6 months

Rate: £600 - £625 a day

Location: Fully remote

Start date: ASAP