Senior Dev-Ops Engineer ( AWS )

London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior DevOps Engineer

Role & Responsibilities:

Support the infrastructure, software applications, development and integration teams for our clients technology team. 24/7/365 hosting services are provided therefore this is a key role within the IT department.

  • Build and configure cloud configurations on the AWS – Cloud Computing Services. In particular install and configure new environments using automated scripts that you create.
  • Automate via Puppet scripts all server components
  • Document procedures and policies that relate to the IT systems you support in particular the application configuration.
  • Support the development lifecycle including all types of testing to ensure system performance meets the required standard
  • Manage deployments and all changes to the infrastructure and code base in production
  • Manage 3rd party vendors and hosting services
  • Ensure DR and BCM process and procedures with regular testing of the configurations to ensure fit for purpose
  • Create monitoring and regular reports on availability and performance
  • Involved in defining the physical architecture and maintaining this as part of an IT roadmap

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years professional Linux experience
  • Proven ability in writing procedures and policies which can be used by other staff and are maintained within a review lifecycle
  • Experience in operating 24x7x365 customer focused environment
  • Good knowledge of IP networks and protocol
  • System level knowledge of Linux, Nginx, Java servlet containers (jetty or tomcat)
  • Software release management
  • Patch management
  • Puppet
  • Nginx
  • Linux (Ubuntu or CentOS)
  • Shell scripting
  • MySQL


  • Insurance industry experience
  • Project Management Methodology
  • AWS
  • Programming ability in one or more of Java, Python/Perl, Ruby.
  • Cisco
  • Terraform
  • Packer

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