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AWS DevOps engineer

£40,000 to £80,000
Job Type
14 Sep 2021
My client are an Emmy award winning leading provider of content protection solutions within the media and entertainment industry.

They specialise within video security, and provide integrated technology products and security services for a global client base. That client base includes a significant portion of the world's largest pay-TV broadcasters and OTT platforms, along with content owners ranging from television and movie producers to the world's most prestigious sports leagues and event operators.

My client need an experienced and enthusiastic Senior DevOps Engineer / AWS Cloud Engineer to join the DevOps team offering the opportunity to work on a large-scale cloud-hosted application in use by many major global media companies. You'll be able to architect a cloud-based environment's autoscaling and at-edge compute features and be familiar with cloud-hosted IaaS and PaaS solutions and services.

What will your job look like?

The successful candidate will be involved in maintaining and developing cloud-based infrastructure services while making continued service improvements. You will have a strong Linux background, and will have experience supporting complex multi-tiered services.

You will also be expected to develop your skills in multiple challenging disciplines to work as part of a rapidly growing technical organisation.

Key daily tasks involve:

* Working as part of a team on large-scale cloud-hosted applications in use daily by major global media companies.

* Planning the architecture and deployment of new / updated infrastructure components.

* System monitoring and day-to-day management.

* Working with technology and infrastructure vendors.

* Management of data synchronisation and backup processes.

What you need

* BEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience.

* Proven commercial DevOps experience.

* Strong Linux experience, ideally with Ubuntu, with shell scripting skills.

* In depth knowledge of cloud service management systems and APIs.

* In depth experience with AWS services such as EC2, ECS, S3, RDS / Aurora, Route 53 etc.

* Infrastructure automation experience, ideally using Terraform.

* Experience of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery, ideally with GitLab.

* Experience with containerisation, ideally using Docker and ECS or Kubernetes.

* Experience with web / API server, such as Apache or NGINX.

* Infrastructure monitoring experience, ideally using Prometheus.

* Familiarity working in a development team that uses Software Configuration Management (SCM) concepts, version control (incl. Git)

Other desirable skills and tools

* Memcache / Redis



* OpenVPN

* Puppet


* Beanstalk or other message queuing solutions

Why work with us?

Benefits include a competitive salary, flexible working options, pension scheme, 25 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus extra day off for your birthday, and life insurance
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  • Job Reference: 372757845-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Connectment
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £40,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent