Ref: 190721DEVOPS_1626715241

AWS DevOps Engineer - Fully remote - Public Sector

England, London

  • 55000 to 58000 GBP
  • DevOps Role
  • Skills: DevOps AWS
  • Level: Senior

Job description

AWS DevOps Engineer - Fully remote - Public Sector


Jefferson Frank is searching for a DevOps Engineer to work with a public sector organisation based in London. This is a 12 months FTC on a long term project with extensions and the role will be fully remote for the duration.

The client are working a number of projects which are critical in shaping the roadmap for the Covid19 recovery. If you would be interested in working within the health sector and make a difference to the nation, please see below.

Technical Requirements

-Advanced working skills with AWS (Experience working with Azure is a plus)

-CICD Pipeline

-Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform



1 Lead development and rollout of a continuous integration and deployment pipeline across digital's estate of apps and services, use of containerisation techniques where appropriate, and working collaboratively with other departments
2 Support developers, system administrators and technical architects to use DevOps approaches to design, architect, automate and implement highly available and fault-tolerant environments (staging, quality assurance, user acceptance and production), with multi-cloud capability primarily starting on AWS or Azure
3 Work with technical colleagues to define and implement DevOps methodology using practices recommended in the GDS Digital by Default Service Standard. Support the team to extend our continuous integration pipeline across our estate of mobile and web apps
4 Write infrastructure as code for AWS or Azure. Use cross-platform APIs and automation/deployment technologies such as Ansible or similar to orchestrate cloud platform deployments
5 Support and fix bugs in existing application deployment pipelines, using standard debugging tools to track down and identify root causes. Work independently to find solutions / identify problems and to work with the Lead and Senior Developers to solve more challenging issues
6 Review existing applications, advising and supporting colleagues on configuring and converting them for deployment to the cloud or migrate from other cloud providers. Support setting up continuous integration/deployment, developing automation scripts and advising developers on adapting them to run in the cloud
7 Working in sprints in a multidisciplinary scrum team, collaborate and liaise with delivery managers, product owners and other stakeholders to identify business requirements and implement user stories
8 Collaborate and work with external developers and cloud service providers to ensure PHE derives the maximum benefit from any third-party service providers and that the right knowledge is transferred in-house
9 Continuously seek to improve your own knowledge of work areas, bringing your learning back into the team, and embrace the agile framework of software delivery. Support colleagues to reach full agility using DevOps best practices including continuous integrations, delivery, and release
10 Consistently work to meet project deadlines and manage time effectively to deliver projects on budget

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Job Type: FTC

Salary: £48000-£58000 per year