DevOps Engineer - Deployments

London (Greater)
From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
04 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Engineer – Deployments - (London) - £60,000 - £70,000 base plus benefits

My client is looking for a passionate DevOps Engineer to design, build and maintain a continuous deployment process and support our business-critical customer-facing AWS platform. Your primary role will be to ensure the smooth deployment of releases and the maintenance of those releases in the production environment. The primary responsibility of this role is designing, building and implementing an improved and scalable CI/CD pipeline on AWS.


  • You will part of a two-person DevOps team, working alongside a team of server side developers.
  • You will drive the operational efficiency of our technology, ensuring that the platform is robust, available, scalable and that we can deploy new releases in a timely fashion.
  • You will contribute to architecture and technical design of our back-end and of the ecosystem as a whole and to the creation and maintenance of platform documentation.
  • Building and maintaining the automated deployment process for our core applications.
  • Managing the upgrades and releases of our applications and dependent systems.
  • Monitoring live services and solving production issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Developing DevOps tooling for continuous improvement of the team’s productivity.
  • Supporting a CI pipeline.
  • Managing core services such as Jenkins, Route 53.


  • Deploying hardware using Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Building machine images (AMIs) using technologies like Packer, Vagrant
  • AWS experience to the level of AWS Solutions Architect
  • Deploying complex cloud applications with Ansible
  • Deploying, maintaining and debugging high load, real time web applications
  • Use of Jenkins including building and maintaining job definitions, pipelines, and plugin config files in version control
  • Building infrastructure using Docker and/or similar container technologies. (Linux Containers)
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with developers and product managers to discuss and resolve issues
  • Lead the adoption of tooling, automation and industry best practices to help our development team help themselves.

DevOps Engineer – Deployments - (London) - £60,000 - £70,000 base plus benefits

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