Senior DevOps Engineer - Cloud

50000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
16 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Senior DevOps Engineer
Birmingham - Up to GBPcompetitive + bonus!!

A reputable financial organisation based in Birmingham are seeking a talented and passionate Senior DevOps Engineer with strong cloud knowledge to join their organisation and play a pivotal role in delivering multiple transformation projects.

Job Duties
Undertake application build & support activities in AWS & Azure Cloud Environments
Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the cloud implementations
Setup monitoring using cloud technologies such as AWS CloudWatch, CloudTrail and standard monitoring tools to ensure data & access security
Hands-on contribution to the technical code and design documentation
Design & Implement CI/CD pipelines
Support & undertake evaluations and technical proof-of-concepts
Understand / apply reusable code design, leverage application architecture / framework capabilities and functionality, and design / develop solutions that are highly reliable, scalable, and perform to meet business-defined service levels
Conduct code reviews and ensuring quality solutions are built and tested
Install/troubleshoot application software, user account management and installation/support of third party services (Lambda / DynamoDB / ElastiCache / S3 / CloudFront / Azure functions / etc.).
Coach other members of the team to undertake user account management (such as Active Directory, Cognito, SAML/SSO and IAM).
To escalate and report issues that is likely to cause any service outage, and internal service levels not being met.
To develop and engineer system solutions for large & small changes
Ensuring that all proposed business changes are formally mapped back to strategic goals and have documented risks, which are reviewed and managed.
To review advice given on any proposed system changes or designs, either throughout the project lifecycle or enhancements worked upon, The definition of requirements for improving any of the above and the quantification of potential business benefits.
Seeking out, identifying and introducing new techniques and tools to continuously improve the services offered - Be open to 'open source' & drive culture of re-use & exploit new technologies for business benefit.
Skills Required

Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator
AWS certified SysOps Administrator / DevOps Engineer


Knowledge and hands-on working experience on Amazon Web Services (AWS Cloud)
Knowledge and hands-on working experience of setup & managing Azure Workloads
Strong hands-on scripting skills - Shell, Python
Experience in building pipelines for CI/CD implementations
AWS based Provisioning (API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, S3, CloudWatch, CloudFront, CloudFo/rmation, Security Groups, Network Routing/ACLs)
AWS based build, deployment and automation (CodePipeline, CodeBuild, Code Deploy)
Creating automation workflows with configuration management tools such as Ansible and/or AWS CloudFormation / Azure pipeline
Set up & management of Microsoft - CDN, BLOB storage, Cosmos DB & Functions Proxy
Hands on working experience in Serverless environments
Understanding of development best practices in building a stable, secure & performaning application


Experience with infrastructure automation, infrastructure as code, automated application deployment, monitoring/telemetry, logging, reporting/dashboard, and continuous integration & continuous delivery technologies
Managing the cloud workloads & effective technical liaison with Project Managers & Developers
Experience of using cloud based solutions (AWS-EC2/S3, Azure)
Strong software implementation skills in AWS using AWS toolset
Proven Experience in problem analysis and development tools
Experience with administrating SaaS environments and tuning
Ability to write advanced level Python and Shell.
Basic knowledge of Go and/or nodeJS is a plus
Experience with containers and container scheduling and management platforms (such as: Docker, rkt, Mesos, or Kubernetes) would be an added advantage
Strong troubleshooting skills
Experience with Jenkins will be an added advantage
Within a fast-paced, technology-focused environment this role is sure to be a quick turnaround - so don't miss out!

The client are offering a competitive salary and offer great benefits such as 25 days holiday, excellent pension scheme and a healthy bonus.

If you are looking to be part of a friendly, energetic company in the West Midlands then please click the 'apply now' function or alternatively please contact Paolo.

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