DevOps Engineer AWS

£80 - £100 per annum

The role requires a technically skilled, highly collaborative, team-focussed engineer with exceptional communication skills to work with developers as well as centralised teams in DevOps principles .


  • Support the business in adopting processes and techniques to support an agile delivery model
  • Work with Platform and Cloud engineering team, architects, developers, testers and operations to automate builds, deployment and release of applications running on-premise and cloud
  • Adopt and implement tooling required for CI/CD for applications
  • Assist and architect where appropriate Microservices using containerisation and serverless technologies
  • Be the key automation driver for Environment management, logging and monitoring
  • Engage with wider teams to build strong relationships that can be leveraged to adopt best possible methods for increasing efficiency of software delivery
  • To fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.

Essential Experience:

  • Deep understanding of ‘DevOps’ principles in general
  • Platforms; Windows Server, Amazon Linux
  • Programming language, proficiency in one of the following along with a working knowledge on the other, C# (.NET Framework/Core), Python, Java, JavaScript (Node.js), Ruby, C++, CloudFormation, CDK, Terraform
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following scripting languages; Python, PowerShell, Bash, Groovy
  • Developer tooling; Full stack CI/CD, GitLab, TFS, SVN, Jenkins, CloudBees, Jira, AWS services, Ansible, AppDynamics, EKS
  • Knowledge and working experience of containerising application components including writing DockerFile and container deployment manifests
  • Deep understanding of Jenkins and pipelines as code
  • Experience of working with agile teams

Risk Responsibilities:

Ensure that you understand the risks and controls on your department; what could go wrong, what controls you have to prevent/detect or contain these.

  • Be aware of your role as a leader; set the tone in your area, emphasise the importance of adhering to the Code of Conduct, and discharging your risk management responsibilities. Be proactive and deliver thorough risk management driving behaviours which comply with policies;
  • Ensure that you and your team are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility;
  • Take responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of policies, processes, systems and controls as required by the Risk function and the Policy Owners;
  • Ensure that you and your staff engage appropriately with the Risk team to ensure the effective implementation of all risk management processes. Provide input to these processes if requested (for example Risk and Control Self-Assessment process, scenario analysis, ‘Deep Dive’ reviews and any others, as required);
  • Receive and review management information (MI) relating to breaches and trends; take these into account when reviewing conduct;
  • Report all events and breaches where there has been a failure to adhere to policies and controls to the Compliance function
  • Escalate risk events immediately and log them within 24 hours using the risk event capture form on the intranet

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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