Senior Ops Engineer

We currently recruit a self-motivated and driven Senior Ops Engineer to join our clients growing Ops/Cloud team. As a Senior OPS Engineer you will take accountability for the execution of complex work packages or programme specifications and to translate these into efficient and effective unit tested code for deployment to our clients cloud infrastructure. This may involve overseeing and the quality control of less experienced OPS colleagues.

In addition, you will also take accountability for the investigation of complex support issues, which have been escalated through the OPS team, to identify the root cause and where issues are identified develop, test and implement fixes and countermeasures within the cloud infrastructure

To apply you must:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the proficient development of cloud infrastructure and implementation of technologies and processes such as:

AWS (VPC, EC2, RDS, Route 53, IAM, S3), Linux (Centos, Redhat, Ubuntu, Amazon Linux), Windows Server (2012, 2016), DHCP, DNS, Networking (Firewalls, Load Balancers, VPN, CDN, WAF), Infrastructure as code (e.g. Cloudformation or Terraform), Configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible), Docker, Scripting languages (Bash, Python, Powershell), Github, SVN.

Have, or be eligible for, UK Security Clearance at SC Level or above.

Candidates will also ideally have:

A proficient understanding and application of tools and methodologies, or equivalent, such as:
Azure, CI/CD Tools (Codepipeline, CodeBuild, Jenkins, Maven), Monitoring and Logging Tools (Datadog, Nagios, ELK), Container management (ECS, Kubernetes), CI/CD Tools (Codepipeline, CodeBuild, Jenkins, Maven) Azure, CI/CD Tools (Codepipeline, CodeBuild, Jenkins, Maven), Monitoring and Logging Tools (Datadog, ELK), Container management (ECS, Kubernetes), Scripting languages (Bash, Python, Powershell), Git, SVN.

Qualified with at least one of the following certifications:

• AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
• AWS Certified Developer – Associate
• AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
• Be educated to graduate level or a professional equivalent. Ideally BSc/MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent.

Benefits & Development:

Our client a strong coaching ethos where you will learn on the job supported by colleagues within Ops, Dev and Data Engineering teams.

As you progress within your career you will have the opportunity not only to advance your career in Ops Engineer but to also transition your career into other exciting technical domains such as DevOps, Data Engineering, Data Science and Analytics.

United Kingdom
Luke Tebb