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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: £400 - £450 per day

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Role: DevOps Engineer

Duration: 6 months

Location: London

Rates: up to £450/day

Our London based media client is currently looking for DevOps Engineer with strong AWS skills to join them on an initial 6 month contract. The successful candidate will have built, managed, and deployed extensively on AWS infrastructure and will employ 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.


  • DevOps/WS/DB/infrastructure experience
  • 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.

If this role sounds of interest and you require further information then please respond with an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.

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