DevOps Engineer (AWS)

full time


Headline: Working with a successful software house, addressing problems using your DevOps techniques and AWS skills.
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary: £40 - £50k + 28 days holiday + Perkbox
Ideal Candidate: An experienced DevOps practitioner with knowledge of the Phoenix Project. You will have experience in networking, configuration management and provisioning tools, you will be influential in the next generation of this company’s stack, so experience of such responsibility will be advantageous.

Overview of the company!

This company have made significant waves in their industry, having won multiple awards in their county and having increased to around 1300 customers over a 6-year period. All whilst using the latest tech and cloud services to become a successful tech company. They pride themselves on their culture, believing that making work fun and having an attitude of ‘loving to learn’ will take them far, along with this, they regularly do knowledge sharing lunches to make sure they’re always ahead of the curve. Attitude is a massively important factor, they are looking for people who are passionate and enthusiastic no matter whether they are working independently or collaboratively.

What will you be doing?

In short, this SaaS software house is looking to undergo a variety of projects, the first being a migration of their private cloud into AWS. You will help to split the stack and migrate into AWS, hence this project being more than just a ‘lift and shift’. 

You will come with a strong DevOps culture and will have knowledge of the Phoenix Project. You will be joining 3 DevOps personnel, in this growing team you will add your dimension of knowledge, employing automation technologies such as Ansible and Terraform in CSP environments like AWS or Google Cloud Platform. This company are very heavy on Infrastructure as code as part of their ethos.

As this company has many projects on the horizon, you will get the opportunity to strengthen your skills through different projects. Some include, migrating their Containers architecture to Kubernetes, in either AWS OR GCP, employing new monitoring tools like Prometheus and Grafana and getting the opportunity to develop automation tools in Python and Bash. This company work in a Linux, Centos environment so experience in this stack will help.

Skills required:

  • Essential you have a good grasp of AWS - (ELB, RDS, EC2, Security Groups, IAM and S3).
  • Linux, Centos + PostgreSQL.
  • AWS RDS (ideally with PostgreSQL). PITR, Backups & H/A.
  • Configuration Management and provisioning (Ansible, Terraform and/ or Packer) experience.
  • NGINX, Linux, Centos, Cloud Security, High Availability, IAM and backups.

What’s on offer?

  • A variety of projects to get your fingers stuck into whilst broadening your experiences.
  • Certified ScrumMaster training + Perkbox + Free car parking


If you think that this sounds like your next challenge, please don’t hesitate to get in touch either through applying or giving me a call at 0115 784 3226 – Jamal.

DevOps Engineer (AWS)

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