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AWS Engineer

England, London

Job description

AWS Engineer


Role - AWS Engineer

Location - Remote

Contract - Outside IR35

Rate - Competitive & Negotiable

Length - 4 Months + Extensions

Start - ASAP


I am working with an IT Consultancy who are delivering a Digital Transformation project for the Public Sector and are seeking the assistance of an AWS Engineer on a contract basis.

This is a fully-remote contract and we have an Outside IR35 determination from the client, with a competitive budget, dependant on relevant experience.

We have an initial 4 month contract available, but this is part of a much wider project, so we are fully expecting extensions beyond this initial period.


- Working for a large government department on replacing an on-prem big data platform with an AWS greenfield solution.

- You will be using AWS native technologies where possible (Lambda, EMR etc). We are storing data in HBase backed off to S3.

- The client are in the final stages of the project migrating users across to the new platform.

- User tools are via AWS remote desktop and include Hue, R Studio and Jupyter.

- The client are responsible for the whole migration, project management, technical architecture and build and change management.


- Hands on development of new services and features in AWS

- Quality of life service improvements to infrastructure and data pipelines against SLAs

- Trouble shooting user analytical queries, helping to optimise code and improve automations


- Previous AWS engineering experience is a must have

- Previous terraform experience is hugely beneficial

- AWS certifications preferred