Junior DevOps Engineer (Infrastructure focussed)

Ref No. 22603
Posted 05 Jan 2021


Salary: £25000-£35000

Employment: Permanent

Job description

Based near Cardiff

£25000 - 35,000 depending on experience.

We are urgently seeking a Junior DevOps type person for a cloud consultancy near Cardiff.

We're really looking for someone with solid techie skills who they can train so if you're a recent graduate with around 1 year + commercial experience with Infrastructure and a keen interest in AWS we'd be very interested to hear from you.

When you're fully trained the role you'll be performing will include elements of the following:

(you don't need all of these skills now, an interest in moving in exactly this direction in your career is though)

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
  • Implement and control the flow of data to and from AWS
  • Identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Estimate AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
  • Migrate on-premises workloads to AWS
  • Pro-active communication of technical problems and issues
  • Approximate time spent on AWS workloads is 80%
  • Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  • Implement and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS
  • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes

Qualifications/Experience required:

The ideal candidate should have some interest in the following:

  • Working in an agile environment
  • Terraform
  • Kubernetes
  • Git
  • Ansible
  • Elastic Stack
  • CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of AWS
  • Attention to detail, drive for results, work independently

Training to develop

Following training and relevant experience will progress initially to AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Certification.

Salary and benefits

Upper market salary, bonus and benefits. Virtual work environment with headquarters in Swansea and offices in London.

Your consultant

Phil Dancey

Principal Consultant

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