Cloud Engineer - AWS / RedHat

Jenrick IT
London (East)
80K plus bonus plus flex plus pension
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a Cloud Engineer (ideally certified AWS / RHCE) to work in part of our newly created Cloud enterprise IT team. As part of our IT strategy to use Cloud based IT services, we are creating a new Cloud Data Centre (CDC) team that will be responsible for development and operational support of our AWS cloud infrastructure. We are seeking experienced Cloud Engineers (DevOps) that are Security Cleared to join the CDC team that can help build, mature and develop both operational processes & the AWS environments we operate. The team strive to deliver excellent operational support, undertake cloud design/build and improvement capability while working in collaboration with various other project and internal and external support teams.

This role can pay up to 80K plus - up to 35% bonus, 12% non contrib. pension - 6% flex benefit in addition to other excellent core benefits.

This role will consist of the following activities-

- Operational and maintenance based activities of Cloud Data Centre such that it remains within compliance of its design and security principles.
- Undertake incident, problem, change and configuration management activity to ensure the support of customer systems in line with Service Level Agreements.
- Customer liaison in response to support incidents and events.
- Perform Continual Service Improvement (CSI) activities ensuring the CDC is optimised effectively and delivering value for money.
- Monitor service trends to identify opportunities for improvement plans and input to architecture roadmaps.
- Assist with design and build activity in line with agreed architecture principles.
- Ensure knowledge of the platforms is accurately maintained.

Essential skills;

- Amazon Web Services Certified DevOps Engineer (Professional level.)
- Good working knowledge and experience using Linux (RHEL /RedHat 7. / RHCE.)
- Open Source tooling experience.
- Automation of infrastructure provisioning and management (Chef.)
- Good scripting knowledge and experience in Bash/Perl/Ruby/Python/JSON.
- Internet & networking technology understanding.
- RDBMS database technology.
- Must be eligible to achieve UK HMG Security Clearance.
- Experience working in a Continuous Delivery / DevOps methodology environments and recognised skills utilising related tools such as Splunk, GitLabs, Jenkins, Docker, Chef etc.
- Infrastructure security experience and with proven toolset knowledge using Qualys, Suricata, Satellite, Spacewalk, IPA.
- Experience of working in an ITIL environment and can demonstrate proven problem solving with a strong attention to detail.
- Ability to provide expert advice to senior business and stakeholders on project and technical issues.

Desirable skills;

- Amazon Web Services Certified Solution Architect.
- Red Hat Certified Engineer.
- Proven track record in migrating legacy production `on premise` systems. into Amazon Web Services platform.
- Excellent experience with Agile software development practice.
- ITIL (V3) accreditation.
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