DevOps Engineer - AWS

Location London
Discipline: DevOps / SRE
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £525 - £600 per day, Benefits: + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email: james.shenton@opusresourcing.com
Job ref: BH-92-1
Published: 5 days ago
Startdate: 2022-05-10 00:00:00
DevOps Engineer (Outside of IR35 - 6 months) required strong skills in DevOps CI / CD, building pipelines / code deployment automation experience and experience of being embedded into Agile cross functional software delivery teams, with experience of technologies such as AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Docker, Python, Linux, Continuous Integration / CI, Continuous Delivery / CD, Containers, Configuration Management, Jenkins are required by world leading digital agency to work on client centric project so it’s essential you have good communication skills, as you will work from project inception through to delivery and be a trusted advisor.

The DevOps Engineer role will be working remotely with occasional travel.

As a DevOps Engineer you will have sound experience and awareness across most of the following areas:
  • Being a DevOps Engineer within a cross functional Agile team so working closely with developers to build and automate deployments (essential)
  • AWS (Essential)
  • Scripting skills ideally Python
  • Container Tech (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, AKS, EKS) – Essential
  • Infrastructure as Code using tools such as Terraform – Essential
  • Building and automating deployment pipelines using CI/CD tools. (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab)
  • Build systems (Gradle, Maven, Npm) along with understanding of what is required to build, test and deploy such tech as Nodejs, React and SpringBoot
  • OS Tuning and Management - Linux/Unix/BSD and Windows
  • Infrastructure - Virtualized, Containerised, Serverless
  • Configuration management (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform)
  • Agile and Lean methodologies.
  • Networking principles and practices (e.g. Security, Subnets, VLANS, Firewalls, TCP/IP)
  • Monitoring, metrics, and logging (e.g. ELK, Prometheus, DataDog)
  • Web Technologies - (e.g. Nginx, IIS)
  • Databases - (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, Mongo, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Redis)
 Other desirable skills to have as the DevOps Engineer would include 
  • Experience of Java Microservices or  Government / GDS / Government Digital projects 
  • Experience in designing the infrastructure
  • Private Cloud (e.g. Cloudstack, OpenStack, CloudFoundry)
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Experience of mentoring, coaching and supporting less experienced colleagues and clients.
  • Depending on seniority team leadership may form part of your role
  • Vulnerability/threat assessment and mitigation 
If you looking for a contract role were you can flex your technical and communication skills please do get in touch to discuss.

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