Technical Systems Architect
Technical Systems Architect - Manchester - Competitive + Bonus + Benefits You will be responsible for the overall operation of the group’s suite of e-Commerce systems that keep the backend and frontend transactional infrastructure running smoothly. Areas of focus will include automated deployment, ongoing maintenance, backups, failover, troubleshooting, cost saving and continued improvements managed by both 3rd party suppliers and in house geographically distributed engineers. This role requires a technically strong, security conscious and hands on cloud systems architect with vast experience in deploying and maintaining highly available development, test and production environments across a range of AWS services including (but not limited to): EC2, RDS, DynamoDB, S3, ELB, Cloud Formation, Elastic Search, SQS, SNS, SES, Cloud Watch, EBS, Lambda, R53, WAF & QuickSight. Working practical knowledge of interacting with the AWS APIs/CLI, serverless technologies and related orchestration techniques is essential, however you should be equally comfortable in traditional datacenter technologies and networking techniques as well. Key Accountabilities and Skills required: Expertise in DevOps culture and practices, application support / monitoring, continuous integration, automated deployment, testing and the relevant tooling including Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins Experience administering Linux (Ubuntu) systems, Apache, Nginx and NodeJS web servers Experience in container and scheduling technologies including Docker, Kubernetes, Helm Experience in Defining, building, designing, and developing API's. Provide technical leadership, in the development, operation and ongoing improvement of complex, transactional e-Commerce services serving all of the JDPLC group transactional sites Desirable Skills: Good understanding of test automation Familiarity with other cloud computing providers; GCP, Azure Expereince in using the Atlassain suite of development productivity tools, JIRA, Confluence and BitBucket Expereince is using team collaboration and communication tools such as Slack, Trello and Skype Please send a CV if you would like further information.