DevOps Engineer (AWS, CI, Git, Cloud provisioning) - £50,000-55,000

DevOps Engineer (AWS, CI, Git, Cloud provisioning) - £50,000-55,000

Job Title: DevOps Engineer (AWS, CI, Git, Cloud provisioning) - £50,000-55,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton with Home-Working
Salary: £50,000-55,000 and home-working
Reference: WC8628
Contact Name: Will Cantrell
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 10:23

Job Description

DevOps Engineer (AWS, CI, Git, Cloud provisioning) - £50,000-55,000 plus home-working

DevOps Engineer (AWS, Continuous Improvement/CI, Git, Cloud provisioning) wanted to join a growing team of highly competent developers and engineers working on a variety of applications and services to support my client's infrastructure. They have a dedicated development team based in Northampton and offer a friendly and flexible working environment, including home-working for 3 days a week.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with, and supporting, the development team with application configuration for deployment, monitoring and other automation.
  • Contributing to system and process architecture.
  • Work on the technical design, development, release and deployment of AWS infrastructure and applications.
  • Provide operational management and support of Linux and Windows Servers including server hardening, patching, network security and log management to deliver web application and service stacks.
  • Working with the Information Security Manager to ensure that our infrastructure and practices meet compliance requirements.
  • Co-ordinating regular disaster recovery and penetration testing to meet compliance requirements.


  • Certified to at least AWS associate level.
  • AWS - EC2, ELB, Route53, S3, SQS, SNS, RDS (including Aurora), VPC, Security Groups.
  • Cloud provisioning - Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible and Packer.
  • Scripting - Bash, PowerShell, Ruby, Python.
  • CI Pipeline - TeamCity, Octopus Deploy.
  • Version Control Systems - Git and GitHub.
  • Logging and Monitoring - ELK/Splunk and Grafana.
  • Usage of Azure/GCP desirable.
  • Any experience with distributed services architecture.
  • CM (configuration management) - either Chef, Ansible, Puppet.
  • IaC tooling - HashiCorp stack or AWS equivalents.
  • Operation of distributed systems - monitoring and alerting, centralised logging and reporting.

In addition to a £50,000-55,000 base and option to work from home 3 days a week, you will join an expanding, award-winning company and work with a friendly team of techies. Other perks include team bonding days away during the week, Christmas work parties abroad and the opportunity to work with all sorts of tech.