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DevOps Engineer (AWS)

  • Job reference: 42516
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: DevOps
  • Salary: £0 per day

I am looking for a DevOps Engineer with expertise in AWS, who has previously built, managed, and deployed extensively on Amazon Web Services infrastructure.

This will be a 6 month initial contract, based in London, for a Media company working on their new global OTT platforms.

Description

General Summary:

As the Development Ops Engineer in a geographically diverse development team, you employ your deep coding and technical experience in this critical role, providing coding and hands-on technology expertise, working on and suggesting process and application improvements. You will have the freedom to provide guidance on applicable tool chains and the flexibility to use modern frameworks.

The role we have created will give you the opportunity to help architect some of the infrastructure for a global OTT presence, while solving challenging technical problems.

Key Responsibilities:

* The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:
Provide technical/software development and architectural guidance.
* Prototype ideas and solutions.
* Perform hands-on participation in team coding, developing interfaces for web applications.
* Review developers' code, provide feedback, and develop team knowledge.
* Collaborate with technical and business resources, gathering and documenting requirements and formulating action plans.
* Provide direction for other technical resources.
* Create project architecture and designs.
* Create detailed development plans.
* Present designs and plans to executive management.
* Choose the best technology for specific efforts.
* Develop, modify, support and maintain AWS-based components for public facing infrastructure, application back-end, and admin and monitoring features.
* Maximise utilization of AWS components.
* Create, maintain, and enhance the following: test, validation, and logging infrastructure for our AWS components.
* Continuously work to improve product, process, and tools proficiency, for the purposes of company growth, user experience, and timely product deliver.
* Periodically meet with third party development and content partners, in order to maintain close collaborative relationships and resolve integration challenges.

Requirements:

* At least 5 years of DevOps/WS/DB/infrastructure experience. along with:
* Some experience with Python and NodeJS
* Containerization / Docker experience
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to excel in a team oriented environment.
* Experience in web application interface development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
* Proven practical experience with most if not all components of AWS: EC2, Beanstalk, ELB, Route53, S3, Cloudfront, SNS, SWF, SQS, RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, IAM, CloudFormation.
* Familiarity with SOA principles and practice.
* Service rollout plus complete multi-cycle SDLC experience, using Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.
* Hands-on experience with monitoring tools, intrusion detection mechanisms, and vulnerability assessment tools and practices.


Beyond the requirements above, the preferred candidate will have:
* Media or Broadcast experience.

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