AWS Devops Engineer

Job Title: AWS Devops Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland
Salary: £500 - £525 per day + Outside IR35
Start Date: July 2021
Reference: BBBH27273_1623658197
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2021 09:09

Job Description

AWS Devops Engineer
6 Months
£500-525 per day. Outside IR35.
Remote working. Blended Approach between office (Edinburgh) and home working when safe.

Two experienced AWS DevOps engineers are required to provide hands-on technical skills to an agile platform development team within Registers of Scotland's Development Enablement domain, and to support our Product Teams in their delivery

Registers of Scotland is running enduring products based on a mixture of cloud and traditional technology. Development Enablement was established to design, build and support high quality and resilient platforms to allow our product teams to deliver value. The team is multifunctional with a strong collaborative and agile culture. Development Enablement are building out the RoS presence in the public cloud (AWS) working with the product teams and other enablement teams to ensure the platforms are usable, resilient and secure

Main Services:

  • Design, build and support services for software delivery in RoS with a focus on the RoS AWS Platform.
  • Design build and support our new DDOS and WAF solutions for the RoS AWS Platform.
  • Work alongside Product Teams to ensure the good practices developing, testing, deploying and supporting products on AWS.
  • Ensure platform meets all the governance requirements set by RoS.

Additional Services:

  • Building and maintaining an agile culture of continuous delivery and improvement, with a focus on frequently delivering working software.
  • Creating and maintaining an appropriate level of documentation, including technical options assessments that can be effectively used to communicate to the team and wider stakeholders the technical vision of the product.
  • Championing ideas/changes/designs that you and/or the team believe are beneficial, influencing peers and key stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Assisting the Product Manager/Owners and Technical Architect to prioritise the backlog by providing insight into the architectural roadmap and the technical benefits that changes will achieve

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Designing and building platforms in AWS.
  • AWS Serverless technologies.
  • CI/CD methodology and native AWS CI/CD tooling.
  • Defining infrastructure and processes as code.
  • Adding value at all stages of the software lifecycle
  • Applying automated testing to AWS environments and build processes.
  • Introducing new efficient processes or concepts within the AWS environment.
  • Working with the business, to understand the context, and to focus on delivering value
  • Working in the Agile delivery models - such as Scrum and/or Kanban frameworks
  • AWS Shield Advanced, WAFv2, AWS Firewall Manager
  • AWS Lambda, CDK, S3, Cloud Formation, API Gateway, EC2, AMIs
  • GuardDuty, Transit Gateway, AWS Config, Route53, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, Codepipeline
  • Python, Bash, Ansible, Groovy
  • Gitlab, Artifactory, ElasticSearch, Jenkins, Kibana, Grafana
  • AWSLinux, RHel, Ubuntu,
  • Experience with AWS Security and Networks.
  • Experience using Prisma Cloud

Desirable Skills

  • Jenkins and Ansible
  • Working as a consumer of platform services, working in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle, to deliver value to users who aren't invested in the software delivery process.
  • Containerised platforms, preferably Openshift or Kubernetes.
  • Enterprise scale software builds and integration.
  • Tools to support rapid development, iteration and delivery
  • Deploying applications to cloud using PaaS and SaaS