AWS DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    James Mcgonnell

  • Contact email:

    james.mcgonnell@Experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH112410_1571328316

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-16

  • Start date:

    ASAP

AWS DevOps Engineer

Location: London (Canary Wharf)

Initial Duration: 6 Months

Rate - Competitive

Suitable candidates must be SC Cleared or eligible to obtain SC Clearance

Client Overview

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms! You will be based on site, working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector. With over 50 million customers at the heart of everything they do the scope and impact of your work is limitless. As a team, they are not afraid to try new technologies and new ways of working.



Role


The candidate will have an opportunity to work in a DevOps engineering team delivering and enhancing an interesting service in Amazon Web Services. This will involve automating, deploying and managing its microservices, their underlying native AWS services and infrastructure, to ensure availability, performance and scalability.

This role encompasses the enhancement and maintenance of a distributed containerised system through IAC tooling as well as the day-to-day operational support of the production environment. The role would suit an individual from a systems administration (i.e. GNU/Linux and/or UNIX) background with strong experience with DevOps delivery practices such as immutable infrastructure, container orchestration and Continuous Integration.


Skillset

  • GNU/Linux in Amazon Web Services
  • Infrastructure as Code, immutable infrastructure and zero-downtime deployments
  • Docker & Kubernetes
  • HashiCorp (Packer & Terraform)
  • Continuous Integration, Git & GitHub
  • Service & infrastructure monitoring and alerting

Desirable Skills

  • Sound knowledge of AWS cloud-native application delivery, operating and debugging complex services in a highly available production environment.
  • Strong experience of native AWS services such as CodePipeline & CodeDeploy, SQS, SNS, Lambda, EC2, ElasticSearch, RDS, Route53.
  • Excellent GNU/Linux (ideally Debian) systems administration, scripting, networking and security expertise in production environments
  • Strong experience of deploying & maintaining containerised applications.
  • Strong experience of deploying, maintaining and administering Docker and Kubernetes via zero downtime deployments.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance