AWS DevOps Engineer

Location
London
Salary
£575 - £600 per day
Posted
28 Feb 2017
Closes
28 Mar 2017
Ref
092191 - jzze
Contact
Jonathan English
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Contract
AWS DevOps Engineer
5 Months initially
London/Croydon
£575 - £600 per day

We have an excellent opportunity with one of our key clients. They are looking for a number of AWS DevOps Engineers to join the team on a long term programme of work.

Key Skills:
* Linux command line skills - CentOS is our present distribution of choice - text file tools, filesystem commands, bash scripting.
* Basic networking debugging.
* Development tooling including: Java VM management, Git, maven.
* Jenkins 2 - including pipelining and groovy scripting.
* RPM package creation and management.
* Tomcat configuration and management.
* Postgres DB / AWS RDS.
* REST - must know the HTTP protocol and be an expert at debugging issues such as connection, security and load balancing.
* Log aggregation and monitoring tools: Rsyslog, ELK stack, Sysdig, Cloudwatch.
* Docker and its ecosystem.
* AWS cloud services- EC2, ELB, VPC, ASG, AMI, S3, Cloud watch.
* Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery Tooling (Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Git, Sonatype Nexus, JUnit, Liquibase, Sonarqube, Docker).
* Automated Infrastructure Build and Provisioning Tooling (Jenkins, MCollective, Puppet, Ansible, RPM, Git/Stash, VMWare vCloud, AWS, Terraform, Docker Swarm / Kubernetes and Rancher).
* Environment/Service Management Tooling (OpenLDAP & phpLDAPAdmin, ssh daemon, Apache httpd, Squid, NTP, DNS, PostFix, Puppet & Ansible, Zabbix, Security Incident & Event monitoring, OpenVPN, PasswordManagerPro, LogStash, Kibana and ElasticSearch).
* Collaborative Tooling (JIRA, Confluence, Stash, Crowd, BitBucket).

Key Responsibilities:
You will work in agile Scrum teams alongside other DevOps Engineers. Your role will combine "doing" (e.g. developing, risky, or critically important work items) and "leading" (e.g. architecting new work items, coaching less experienced engineers).
* Improving and enhancing our automation of new environments using infrastructure as code and configuration management tools.
* Further developing our automated monitoring, discovery, logging and alerting systems for high scale production systems.
* You will provide expert support to our Continuous Integration and Delivery pipelines for Development teams.
* You will be involved in architectural direction of the platform and creating architecture documents that will be used by the engineers to build out infrastructure.
*Display good communication skills, ability to influence and coach others, good leadership skills, good stakeholder management skills, able to solve problems, honesty and integrity, keen to learn, drive and energy.

This is a great opportunity to join a world leading organisation on a long running programme of work. There is an excellent opportunity to gain a Security Clearance through this role.

Apply now for your CV to reach me directly and I will respond as soon as possible.


LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.