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Senior DevOps AWS Engineer

Job Title: Senior DevOps AWS Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £600 - £601 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Amir4
Contact Name: Amir Abbasi
Contact Email: aabbasi@argyllscott.com
Job Published: August 17, 2017 10:18

Job Description

An exciting new opportunity for a Senior AWS Engineer to work alongside a large multinational retailer.You will work closely with the applications team to ensure the necessary tools are available to manage applications. You will be working hands on to create automated, containerized cloud application platforms and design and implement DevOps processes that use those platforms. A key part of the role is to share knowledge with both developers and managers. You will be active in learning new terminologies quickly, including topics like immutable infrastructure, Docker containers and micro services architecture. You will act as a subject matter expert for everything infrastructure.

This role will offer you the opportunity to engage in a number of transformation projects and be part of a team, running a global platform that is transforming digital advertising, the opportunity to travel abroad and the possibility of further extending your contract.

The DevOps Engineer has the following responsibilities:
● Design approach for improving overall application system health (ensuring availability and minimising latency)
● Monitor and and maintain AWS infrastructure
● Implement architecture/approach for scaling nodes in AWS
● Maintain database and conduct mysql performance and tuning
● Debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks

The Dev Ops Engineer has the following experience:
● 4-5 years maintaining AWS based infrastructure for web based application.
● MySQL experience with performance, scaling, and maintenance.
● Experience building and maintaining real-time application monitoring with experiencing troubling shooting hotspots
● Experience with Apache / Nginx.
● Direct experience setting up system-wide logging and log monitoring
● Experience with configuration management via Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
● Desire to constantly evolve and improve internal infrastructure utilizing new tools, technologies, and approaches.
● Continuous integration - preferably Jenkins with Git

And the following extras:
● Experience with Google Cloud infrastructure
● Understanding of web technologies and standards, understanding of REST API
● Experience in access management