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Senior DevOps Engineer - Internal Projects

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Remote Working
Remote Working
£65,000 to £85,000
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

A global team are searching for a Senior AWS DevOps Engineer with hands-on experience building, automating, and operating large scale systems. This role will work working on some of the most challenging technical problems within this team's industry and be focussed on building systems, tools and platforms in which the infrastructure and applications are deployed and operated.

The company

This global company is focussed on making a difference within its industry. They have a diverse community of colleagues and focus on making positive changes together. They are customer centric, have a passion for learning and work with integrity. Through having a focus on training and progression, they remain to be one of the most innovative and progressive teams within their sector. You will have a range of progression paths on a global scale and won't be hindered in exploring new technologies and ways of working.

The day to day will look like:

  • Collaborate with teams across the business
  • Breaking down large projects into milestones
  • Contribute to architectural design and implimentation of the on prem and AWS infrastructure
  • Make changes to the infrastructure through IaC systems such as Terraform, or AWS CloudFormation.
  • Ensuring systems are highly avaliable for clients

Projects across the last year have included:

  • Shutting down physical data centres
  • Growing the security team and posture for the business
  • Kubernetes clusters are now in production use to support services in many different AWS Regions.
  • CICD systems have matured, currently supporting between 1000/1500 deployments a week
  • Recent acquisitions allow the team to look at support for serverless technologies, and how to integrate those.

Experience and Knowledge required:

  • Strong knowledge of containerisation technology - Docker
  • Strong knowledge of Containerization orchestration - Kubernetes, (EKS/AKS/GKE) or Docker Swarm
  • Continuous integration and delivery platforms - Jenkins, Github Actions
  • Foundation in serverless workloads leveraging - AWS Lambda, API Gateways, DynamoDB
  • Creating and executing configuration management - Ansible/ Puppet
  • Write efficient, maintainable, and understandable Infrastructure as Code
  • Troubleshooting full-stack production systems
  • Knowledge in log management
  • Security and data privacy focus

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday + Bank holidays, with opportunity to increase
  • 5% matched pension scheme
  • Personal wellness budget
  • Volunteer days
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Working
  • Remote working
  • New technical kit to work off

Next Steps? If you would like to know anything more about this role or even just want to hear what other Infrastructure, Cloud and Security positions I have that may also be a good match for you then please apply to this advert / or catch me on LinkedIn "Hayley Bee

You must be fully eligable to work in the UK to apply to this position.

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  • Job Reference: 707868320-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £65,000 to £85,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent