AWS DevOps Engineer


Posted on Apr 12, 2021 by CV-Library

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£50k - £60k Annual

AWS DevOps Engineer 

Transform the project, sector and workplace, based from home and eventually Cheltenham, salary up to £60k with a market-leading pension. 

About the Company 

Our client is at the forefront of data collection in the UK, in terms of prestige it’s hard to think of a better organisation to work within if technology is your career.  More than that, they have been working remotely and flexibly for years, so during these challenging times, projects continue.  Your opportunity is to join the team as an AWS DevOps Engineer, within an organisation where technology is at the heart of everything they do. 

About the Role 

As the new AWS DevOps Engineer, you will be helping to stand-up an AWS instance to support the Alpha phase of a significant, government-backed development project using Terraform (IaaS). You will work as part of the project team to configure and support the environment as needed and work with project peers to gain a clear understanding of the AWS components and supporting configuration. 

You will have the following experience: 

A strong understanding of provisioning and managing cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code technologies, ideally Terraform and Docker. 

Experience of building and maintaining AWS ECR and ECS fully managed container instances. 

In-depth knowledge of building scalable solutions in AWS EC2 Compute and AWS serverless compute technologies such as Lambda functions 

Strong AWS troubleshooting experience. 

Experience of AWS database technologies such as RDS and DynamoDB 

Knowledge of application monitoring platforms such as AWS Cloudwatch. 

Strong scripting writing skills using languages such as Bash. 

Solid knowledge of CI/CD using Git/GitHub. 

Experience using software development packages such as NodeJs, NPM. 

Utilising AWS SDKs and CLIs when developing and managing AWS workloads 

The following experience is desirable, but not required: 

Previous experience of a similar large-scale deployment of a data collection application 

Experience in the education or UK Government sector 

Any experience of Azure and associated technologies would be beneficial but is not required. 

Experience of training, coaching, or mentoring other technical resource in new technologies. 

This position will suit an ambitious individual looking to oversee high-profile projects in order to add to their portfolio and progress their career.  You will of course be working individually, but you will also be a part of a highly collaborative team that often come together to solve problems collectively.  So, you will be confident in both oral and written communication as you will be liaising with both colleagues and external contacts on an operational level. 

The Benefits 

Market leading pension scheme 



25 days holiday rising to 33  

Up to 12 TOIL days per year 

Flexible & remote working  

Childcare vouchers 

Employee loan scheme  

Long service awards 

Colleague recognition scheme  

Wedding / first child gifts  

To apply simply send your CV and we will review and make contact with you immediately.  Your Talent Solutions is a recruitment company that specialises in projects and programmes

Reference: 213527408

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