Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer | AWS | Fintech | ??90k | London

Gravitas Recruitment Group Ltd
80000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual
16 Oct 2020
30 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer | AWS | Fintech | ??90k | London

Our client are a small-medium sized business; their service is virtual office which offers financial advice for high and ultra-high net worth individuals. They are a tech driven company and the service is grounded within innovative technology decisions. They recently received huge financial investment allowing them to scale their offering, to meet the incredibly high demand for their service.

They are keen to ensure they are working to DevOps best practices in AWS. We are helping our client recruit a Senior/Lead DevOps engineer with AWS experience, to join their small but growing team, at an early stage in their growth to take a lead on several interesting DevOps initiatives and to help shape the technical direction the company does in.

The successful DevOps Engineer will work closely with the Founder of the business and the CTO to create and implement the best solutions for the company.

This is a great opportunity for a fast learner who is interested in having a huge influence on the direction the company takes from a technology perspective, enjoys a varied role and is passionate about progressing their career.

What can you expect to get involved with:

* Designing and implementing scalable Microservice infrastructure

* Complex migration management from monolithic to microservice environment

* Automating cloud infrastructure deployment using Terraform and Jenkins

* Implementing Dev(Sec)Ops culture to the team

* Training and encouraging developers to use cloud native tools

* Using Terraform, delivering highly scalable Kubernetes clusters across the regions

* Configuration-as-code approach for Jenkins X, Vault and Microservices

* Cost optimisation automation

* Implementing Backup Strategy

Required experience:

* Prior experience as a DevOps engineer working in an AWS Cloud environment

* Strong knowledge of AWS cloud and infrastructure

* Infrastructure as code experience (Ideally Terraform)

* An interest in containerisation and container orchestration (prior experience in Kubernetes is not required)

* CI/CD pipeline experience (We use Jenkins)

* Must be a fast learner and enjoy learning new technology and skills

What's on offer:

* The opportunity to lead (when you feel ready) on various DevOps initiatives

* They do not expect people to be experts in all the technology they use, they will train you in the technology you have yet to learn

* Career progression tailored to your aspirations - they are a growing business

* A supportive culture where you will be given autonomy

Candidates with a notice period of up to 3 months will be considered. Please apply ASAP if you are interested.

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