DevOps Engineer (AWS)

70000 per year - 75000 per year

DevOps Engineer sought after by a leading Financial Services company in Central London

The role of the DevOps Engineer is to work within the Infrastructure DevOps team to deploy and operate their services on public cloud services. The DevOps engineers will work with the central Cloud Services function, Application DevOps teams and cross-functional IT teams to deliver cloud infrastructure solutions in an automated efficient manner.

You will also be responsible for building automation capabilities to support the execution of operational activities.


  • Work across multiple application development DevOps 'pods' as the AWS engineer.
  • Build & manage Cloud environments to enable application deployments.
  • Engineer solutions on Digital Cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure As Code methods (e.g. Terraform)
  • Deploy common cloud services for business unit / application DevOps teams (e.g. domain services, networking, logging.)
  • Build and support CI/CD and continuous testing activities.
  • Engineering activities to implement patches provided centrally by Cloud Services.
  • Development work to support automation of operational activities.
  • Support non-functional testing of Digital Cloud services
  • Update support and operational documentation as required
  • Provide impact assessments where requested for changes proposed on Digital Cloud services

Essential Requirements/Experience

  • DevOps and Infrastructure as a Code concepts and techniques.
  • Use of CI/CD and available tools.
  • Security and Compliance, e.g. IAM and cloud compliance/auditing/monitoring tools.
  • Delivery of solutions that align to approved design patterns and security standards.
  • Excellent skills in at least one of following: Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Go, Groovy, Scala
  • Experienced in full automation and configuration management.
  • Proven AWS experience (and AWS Certifications).
  • Demonstrable experience of Linux administration and scripting preferably RedHat.
  • Working within an Agile environment

Technical experience in the following is highly advantageous:

Packer / Terraform / Ansible / Redhat Linux / Bash / Javascript/Phython/Node.JS / Jenkins (Groovy scripting) / Docker / Microservices / Big Data/Analytics/ETL / Monitoring tools such as DataDog, AppDynamics and New Relic / Powershell

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.
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    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.