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
Salary: £50,000-55,000
Reference: WC8628ABC
Contact Name: Will Cantrell
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2018 10:32

Job Description

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


Key Skills: DevOps Engineer, Build Engineer, Automation Engineer, AWS, EC2, ELB, Route52, S3 SQS, SNS, RDS Terraform, Ansible, Packer, CI, Git, Cloud provisioning, Azure


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 4 days a week.


Key Responsibilities


  • Contributing to system and process architecture.
  • Working with, and supporting, the development team with application configuration for deployment, monitoring and other automation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Usage of Azure / GCP desirable.
  • Any experience with distributed services architecture.


In addition to a £50,000-55,000 base and option to work from home 4 days a week, you will join an expanding, award-winning company and work with a friendly team of techies in a job that you will learn to love. Other perks include team bonding days away during the week, Christmas work parties abroad and the opportunity to work with all sorts of tech.