Lead AWS DevOps Engineer Opportunity

Plaats: Boston, Lincolnshire
Salaris: US$165000 - US$175000 per annum
Geplaatst: 17 dagen geleden
Contract Type: Permanent
Industrie: Data & Technology
Contactpersoon: James Thomas

Lead AWS DevOps Engineer Opportunity

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join the ****** CTO's Cloud Center of Excellence team supporting our Insurance vertical to support our migration of Microsoft based solutions to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The ideal candidate will have broad full-stack software engineering & operations experience with demonstrated experience in establishing software release automation, continuous integration, continuous delivery, resiliency, and monitoring solutions for building and migrating complex solutions to AWS. The DevOps Engineer will assess existing technologies, design future state, and execute the transition to the DevOps operating model.

The role requires solid experience in cloud computing environments, hands on technical skills, passion and appetite to master new technologies, and excellent communication skills.

About the Day to Day Responsibilities of the Role

  • Design and build DevOps processes and procedures in conjunction with a migration of large-scale SQL Server and Microsoft .NET centric applications to AWS; preferably cloud native
  • Design build plans, assist developers with failures and manage software configurations
  • Ensure end-to-end automated testing and continuous deployments succeed
  • Provide direction to developers with server troubleshooting and application errors due to configuration issues
  • Debug production outages and take actions resulting from root cause analysis
  • Monitor production environment and act to keep systems stable and running
  • Lead production migrations (off-hours) and provide off-hour support when needed to troubleshoot problems with mission-critical applications
  • Mentor and guide more junior colleagues


About You and How You Can Excel in This Role

  • Minimum of 5 years of DevOps experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with Linux administration, Windows administration, and IIS management
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with AWS
  • Extensive hands-on Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery technology experience
  • AWS Certified Architect, Developer, or DevOps Engineer; Associate considered, Professional preferred
  • Experience working with automation tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef, Ansible, or Puppet
  • Proficient in: Bash, Chef, Powershell, Python, XML, Web concepts such as REST APIs and SPA
  • Prior work with Kubernetes (EKS), Docker, Helm, RDS, Postgres, MySQL, Redis, ElasticSearch, microservices, message queues and related technologies
  • Demonstrated fundamental understanding of modern platform technologies and industry standard methodologies
  • Deep knowledge of multiple monitoring tools and how to mine them for advanced operational intelligence
  • Creative and innovative approach to problem solving and passion for continuous improvement
  • Experience mentoring and coaching colleagues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must have passion for technology and automation
  • Experience in insurance services and an understanding of the related regulatory requirements is a plus but not required