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DevOps Engineer

Senior DevOps Engineer – Central London – AWS / Terraform / Ansible / Jenkins

Harrington Starr are working in collaboration with a global financial services who are seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer who has a passion for Financial Services to join their company in a new function.

This Senior DevOps Engineer will be instrumental in collaborating with the Development, Testing and Infrastructure teams and will essential to championing the culture and practices of DevOps by helping to implement automated application into production supporting the needs of the business. Overall this role will help deliver products and services to hundreds or external clients.

The responsibilities for this DevOps Engineer role are:

  • Being responsible for hands on implementation of Infrastructure as Code and end to end application lifecycle in line with requirements for the solution
  • Designing, implementing and fine-tuning highly resilient, scalable and cost-effective cloud platform solutions
  • Engage in research and development projects in evaluating cloud technologies and tools, implementing proof of concept environments and creating/establishing best practices
  • Provide documentations of implementations, operational activities and troubleshooting best practices as required

Essential Key Skills needed:

  • 5+ years of experience as a technical specialist working with major cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Deep hands-on knowledge and experience implementing end to end cloud application solutions

  • Hands-on experience with architecting and automated provisioning (IaC), configuration management for infrastructure and applications (Terraform, Ansible & Jenkins knowledge preferred)

  • Hands-on experience with envisioning, designing, building and managing release systems, code merging and promotion, and CI/CD workflows and tools.

  • Strong hands-on experience with mainline programming and scripting languages such as Shell, Python and Java

  • Experience establishing, implementing, and delivering using Agile practices.

  • Familiarity with administrative tasks within popular operating systems.

  • Experience with development and automated testing.

  • Experience building enterprise security strategy for cloud adoption or driving the program's evolution to meet new requirements.

  • Understanding of microservices and distributed application architecture.

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior DevOps Engineer who is keen to develop within an organisation to be innovative and influence development within a prestigious firm.

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