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AWS DevOps Engineer x2 - Remote - Outside IR35

£500 - £527 per day + Outside IR35
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Tara Hibbott

AWS DevOps Engineer x2 - Remote - Outside IR35
£527 per day (Outside IR35)
Duration: 6 months (initially)

Main outcomes & objectives

* Work alongside Product Teams to ensure the good practices developing, testing, deploying and supporting products on AWS.
* Design, build and support services for software delivery with a focus on the organisations AWS Platform.
* Develop and build construct libraries that can be used with AWS CDK as a shared resource.
* Migrate our AWS Central logging solution from ElasticSearch to OpenSearch.
* Design build and support Automation for DNS Zone creation and deletion within AWS Accounts.
* Design build and support Automation for removing and restoring objects from the organisations Replicated Store.
* Ensure platform meets all the governance requirements set by the organisation.

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 & experience

Significant and demonstrable commercial experience of the following:
* 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, CodeArtifact,
* Containerised platforms, Openshift, Kubernetes, ECS, Fargate.
* Python, Bash, Ansible, Groovy
* Gitlab, Artifactory, ElasticSearch, OpenSearch, Jenkins, Kibana, Grafana
* AWSLinux, RHel, Ubuntu,
* Experience with AWS Security and Networks.
* Experience using Prisma Cloud

Desirable skills & experience

Significant and demonstrable commercial experience of the following:
* 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.
* Enterprise scale software builds and integration.
* Tools to support rapid development, iteration and delivery
* Deploying applications to cloud using PaaS and SaaS