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Cloud Systems Engineer - Central London - AWS / Docker / CI/CD

Job title: Cloud Systems Engineer - Central London - AWS / Docker / CI/CD
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London, Greater London, England
Industry: Infrastructure & Networks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Additional benefits
Reference: 140720211350_1626267960
Contact name: George Harris
Contact email: George.Harris@Harringtonstarr.com
Job published: July 14, 2021

Job description

Cloud Systems Engineer - Central London - AWS / Docker / CI/CD

Harrington Starr are working in collaboration with a financial technology company based in London who are seeking a Cloud Systems Engineer.

This Cloud Systems Engineer will be instrumental in working within the organisations engineering group and the successful candidate will be working on award winning and market leading software. This role offers a great chance to learn all about capital markets and derivative products, as well as end to end delivery of cutting-edge analytic technology.


The role encompasses all parts of the internal and client facing infrastructure, helping to ensure operational excellence across the business.

The responsibilities for this Cloud Systems Engineer role are:

  • Provisioning, configuring, and maintaining dev/uat/prod environments using IaC templates.
  • Managing environment specific network and access configuration (IP whitelists, firewall rules, SSO config, SFTP keys).
  • Configuring backup schedules, data lifecycle policies, instance patching, database maintenance.
  • Scheduling and performing DR testing, and reporting the results to an internal audience.
  • Administering internal Identity and Access Management systems, such as Azure AD.
  • Arranging and coordinating 3rd party penetration testing.
  • Reviewing vulnerability scan findings and remediating/escalating, as necessary.
  • Configuring and reviewing monitoring alerts, and remediating/escalating, as necessary.
  • Maintaining and administering internal IT systems and tools.
  • Managing enrolment to and configuration of Device Management solutions for company owned equipment

Essential experience needed:

  • 3+ years Systems Administration experience in enterprise level systems.
  • STEM degree (2.1 or above).
  • AWS certification or equivalent experience in proven environment.
  • Proven problem-solving capability.
  • A good understanding of information security.
  • Good knowledge of networks and network security.
  • Experience with Linux system administration.

A successful candidate will be familiar with many of these technologies:

  • AWS (EC2, ECS, Fargate, S3, Lambda, ELB/ALB, ACM, GuardDuty, KMS, EKS, CloudFormation)
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Elastic stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)
  • CI/CD Tools (GitLab)
  • Deployment Automation Tools (ArgoCD, Octopus Deploy)

This is an excellent opportunity for a Cloud System Engineer who is keen to develop within an organisation to be innovative and influence development within an exciting Financial Services firm in the City of London. This role would suit someone who is either looking for their first role within the DevOps/Cloud space or someone that is looking to take the next step in their DevOps/Cloud career.

To apply for this role please contact me: george.harris@harringtonstarr.com or 02035877007

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