Senior DevOps enginer

Location: City of London, London Salary: Up to £600 per day +
Sector: Cloud Type: Contract

DevOps, AWS,Cloud, Lambda, Ansible, Terraform, Packer

The Client:

You will be working for my client who are an Amazon AWS Tier 1 partner and are delivering a huge cloud adoption programme for financial sector client with AWS using the latest technology including Terraform, Ansible, Docker, Lambda etc. A passion for AWS, client service, and automation is a must.

You may be required to enable migration of the platform from its on-premises locations to the cloud.

The client are utilising a high number of AWS services, and want to build and deploy a highly available, scalable and self-healing, resilient platform.

This spanning multiple AWS regions with both internal and external consumers around the globe.

Key objectives will include:

  • Build of the AWS infrastructure from the low level VPC environments up to the top level application stack in Terraform.
  • Creation of many complex and inter-locking python-based lambda workflows used to enable the resiliency and scalability of the platform.
  • Full automation of immutable AMI using Ansible, Packer and cloud-first technologies such as AWS CodeBuild.


  • Hands-on Python development, with AWS infrastructure
  • Understanding of software development best practises including testing and version control
  • Ansible scripts & modules
  • Terraform based provisioning (primarily with AWS)
  • 3+ years proven AWS experience with excellent understanding of AWS networking and security features.
  • 3+ years working within an Agile environment
  • Development and configuration of AWS Lambda functions in Python with API Gateway
  • Proven ability to quickly acquire new skills and tools


  • AWS config rules ( development)
  • AWS security and compliance development
  • Experienced in running and troubleshooting micro-services environments using Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, etc. in HA production environments
  • AWS Associate level certification

This would suit someone with the ability to consult the end client on industry best practices. You will have the autonomy to deliver the project your way but collaborating closely with Architects and Project Managers.

Please apply with your current CV and I can call you back to discuss further

Thank you

Rate: £600 a day (ballpark)

Location: Central London

Length: 12 months

DevOps, AWS,Cloud, Lambda, Ansible, Terraform, Packer

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