DevOps Architect with AWS - Leeds
24th November 2023
£70000 - £80000
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DevOps Architect with AWS - Leeds
Serve as an AWS specialist, consult and provide technical guidance on AWS design, governance, performance, scalability, security, operations and cost control best practices to ensure we maximize our AWS investment Work with our partners in IT and the business to guide the architecture and high level solutioning of new products and services so that they operate excellently Assess our cloud maturity, review existing AWS cloud implementations, identify gaps and suggest improvements to improve our cloud maturity horizons Work as part of a team on larger solutions, providing technical support as requested, for internal and external Team members to meet delivery timescales Map the state of products today, and their path over the next 3-5 years to support EOL and EOS risk mitigation Support the DevOps teams who run the existing applications to improve our technical maturity levels, as well as the availability, functionality, performance, security and cost of running those applications Guide the depreciation and removal of outdated technologies and practices across the business to minimize risk Guide the adoption of new technologies and practices across the business to maximize our technological advantage Define, refine, automate and improve our processes so that as a company we're more efficient, effective, safe and secure Promote a continuous, automated, and feedback-driven route to Production for product changes Keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies
BS/MS degree in Computer Science or 4-8 years related experience AWS Certification(s) such as Solutions Architect Pro, DevOps Engineer Pro, SysOps Admin, Developer Associate.
Producing technical artefacts and documenting the As-Is and To-Be states Devising the best cost optimization solutions and following best practices for cloud services Defining standards and cross product patterns to improve our consistency across a wide landscape of existing and new products. Security awareness and experience, with a "security by design" mindset Agile development techniques and Project management (SCRUM, KANBAN etc.) Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with individuals (internal and external) at all levels Ability to work effectively within a team and autonomously with minimal supervision The ability to support people through change A strong problem solver and a self-starter with a 'can do' attitude. You have a good technical knowledge of IT architectures, Infrastructure, Cloud deployments, software engineering lifecycles, DevOps tools (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform), microservices, CI/CD In-depth understanding of cloud networking, infrastructure and security concepts Strong scripting/automation skills (Bash, Python, Powershell, or similar) Good understanding of managing environments via Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalls. Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA and REST) Azure DevOps Pipelines JIRA & Confluence
Experience with the full software development lifecycle and delivery using Agile practices
3+ years of architecting and delivering public cloud solutions, particularly around AWS 5+ years of production experience within AWS Experience designing, implementing and operating large scale SaaS products Experience implementing and designing cloud native security concepts, DevSecOps, or MLOps. Hands-on experience with microservices and distributed application architecture, such as containers, Kubernetes, and/or serverless technology. Proficient in leveraging CI/CD tools to automate testing and deployment
An expert who can create tooling and automation which improve developer experiences and speed of delivery.
The salary for this position is circa £70K - £80K plus excellent benefits package
The Client is global operation with offices in Leeds - this position will be hybrid.
Do send your CV to us in Word format along with your salary and availability.