DevOps Engineer - AWS/Ansible/CloudFormation - Abingdon

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Engineer - AWS/Ansible/CloudFormation
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Excellent Salary and Benefits

We are recruiting 2 DevOps Engineer (senior and mid-level) to join a well established global business in Abingdon.

The DevOps Engineer Role
The DevOps Engineer will play a key role in our development process by facilitating, managing, communicating and automating tasks for the deployment, configuration, management and monitoring of continuous deliveries of large cloud-based SaaS applications.

By leveraging knowledge and skills in AWS and automation technologies, the DevOps engineer will streamline the process of quick and frequent automated builds, help elevate the development process to the next level of agility, teach and assist teams in managing and monitoring cloud applications.

Key Responsibilities of the DevOps Engineer
  • Collaborate with multiple development teams to identify needs for building and deploying their applications.
  • Automate the deployment and configuration of cloud-application workloads in AWS.
  • Develop, advise on, and troubleshoot management and monitoring tasks for cloud-application workloads.
  • Assist teams in designing manageable, scalable and easy to monitor cloud-applications workloads.
  • Troubleshoot and fix environment and configuration issues. Analyze logs and monitoring to communicate potential issues to development teams.
  • Facilitate, manage and communicate information related to environments - their current state, deployed versions and availability to developers, QA engineers and team members.
  • Manage and assist in the maintenance of development shared tools related to branching, tagging, building, releasing, testing and reporting.
The Ideal Candidate
  • Linux operating systems
  • Exposure to some of the following technologies Python, Bash, Ansible, Terraform, Chef and Docker
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), like CloudFormation, S3, SQS, EC2, ECS, Kinesis, RDS
  • The ideal DevOps Engineer candidate is someone who has had some hands-on development using contemporary open-source technologies, and who has transitioned into the operations aspect of development with knowledge and a keen interest in the automation of deployment and configuration of applications in AWS environments.
  • Knowledge and skills with common open source configuration management for build and deployment automation. Skill and knowledge with common scripting platforms for Unix. Ability to design, implement and maintain sustainable automation for the deployment and configuration of applications and related databases.
  • Familiarity with relational and noSQL databases, particularly MongoDB.
  • Git for version control in distributed team development setups.
  • Knowledge with continuous build environments. Ability to configure new builds, and modify existing ones as needed.
If you are keen to find out more details please call Dave Macpherson on 01925 377120 or send your up to date CV to

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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