SC Cleared – AWS DevOps Engineer – Contract

at Jefferson Frank
Published September 23, 2022
Location London
Category All Jobs  
Job Type Contractor  


SC Cleared AWS DevOps Engineer | Fully Remote | 6-12 months | INSIDE IR35

Jefferson Frank are proud to be continuously supporting an IT Consultancy who are in pursuit of an SC Cleared AWS DevOps Engineer. The consultancy are working for a high-profile client, analysing their existing processes, identifying and implementing opportunities to optimise these processes, and developing solutions to deliver service improvements to them.

In this role, you will be working on a Linux based environment, collaborating with our team to review specifications and then use these agreed specifications to create infrastructure or scripts on AWS using the right standards and tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation.

You will implement and manage continuous delivery pipelines on AWS to ensure the team can deliver code frequently whilst maintaining quality.

NON NEOGITABLES: Must have an active Security Clearance

Key Responsibilities:

* Engaging in and improve the whole lifecycle of services, from inception and design, through deployment, operation, and refinement utilising platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes

* Implementing systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform

* Supporting development teams with build & deployment best practices e.g. branching strategy, testing methodology, CI/CD and pipelines

* Designing, managing and maintaining tools to automate operational processes

* Implementing and automating security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation

* Defining and deploying monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS using AWS native services and/or the ELK stack

* Supporting the automation of test cases and embedding these within delivery pipelines to ensure code remains robust.


* Proven experience of working on relevant system administration and/or DevOps projects

* Hands-on experience with AWS services including VPCs, ELBs, Route 53, RDS, Cloudwatch, IAM, EC2, Lambda, etc.

* Experience of working with the command line in Linux, creating Bash scripts

* Experienced with configuration and management of version control software

* Experienced of amending and writing Infrastructure as code templates, using Terraform or CloudFormation

* Experience with containerisation and orchestration, using tools such as Docker and Kubernetes

* Excellent ability to debug and optimise code and automate routine tasks

* Solid Linux and/or Windows system administration experience

* Networking experience, CIDR, TCP/UDP, IP, tcpdump

* Software engineering skills (such as Git, Bash, Python, Go, Java, Ruby)

* Experience with the ELK stack, capable of configuring a greenfield implementation for clients

* Experience of working within large, complex and geographically dispersed programmes

If you have the required skills and experience and would like to know further information then please apply with your CV at first instance.

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