Ref: AWS Platform Eng_1664959188

SC/DV Cleared - AWS Platform Engineer - Contract

England, London

Job description

SC/DV Cleared - AWS Platform Engineer - Contract

AWS Platform Eng_1664959188

SC/DV Cleared AWS Platform Engineer | 6 Months | Remote/London or Leeds | INSIDE IR35

Jefferson Frank are currently supporting a specialist Data Engineering, Cloud and Analytics consultancy who are in pursuit of an AWS Platform Engineer to work for a high-profile client.

The Role:

We are working for a high-profile client, analysing their existing processes, identifying and implementing opportunities to optimise these processes, and developing solutions to deliver service improvements to them.

Candidate Requirements:

* UK*C DV or SC cleared and a sole UK national
* Must be willing to go into DV pipeline - opportunity to gain DV clearance (must not have been rejected in the clearance process at any time)
* Candidates must be happy for Hybrid working, with an expectation that they may routinely be in the London or Leeds office (but that this may increase or decrease as the work requires)
* Candidates must be willing to join the support rota/on-call rota

Key Responsibilities:

* Ensure that the Cloud platforms/solutions are fit for purpose based on the end-client's requirements

* Build performance and reliability into the core platform to help the development team deliver high-quality software in an optimised end-to-end delivery pipeline

* Support in designing, planning, implementing, maintaining and documenting reliable and scalable data infrastructure and data products in complex environments

* Implement quality controls to complete assigned tasks, including; code driven deployment; infrastructure deployment; automated testing; and effective operational monitoring, alerting and incident responses

* Work according to professional engineering practices, including coding standards and reviews, source control management, design and operations processes following site reliability engineering principles & the AWS Well Architected Framework

* Proven experience of working in an AWS Cloud environment
* Agile and SAFE experience
* CI/CD Pipeline
* Strong experience of designing, deploying, and managing enterprise cloud environments
* Detailed understanding of containers and container orchestration (Docker, EKS, Kubernetes).
* Knowledge of infrastructure-as-code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation or Pulumi)
* Understanding of configuration management, automation, and scripting (Python, Ruby, Go).
* Experience of platform and application automated deployment technologies
* Knowledge of agile development methodologies
* Software engineering skills (such as Git, Bash, Python, Go, Java, Ruby)
* Experience of working within large, complex and geographically dispersed programmes

If you have the required skills and experience and would like to know further information then please apply with your CV at first instance.