AWS DevOps Automation Engineer
London - KNect House

Job Reference: LKH-TEC-05216

Location: London - KNect House

Closing Date: 01/04/2019

Department: Technology

Division: Global Support

Key responsibilities

The AWS DevOps Automation Engineer is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

  • Design, delivery, operation, maintenance and lifecycle management of code repositories, pipeline and continuous deployment release chains.
  • Creation of, and maintenance of, Amazon AWS Accounts and VPC’s using Terraform and CloudFormation.
  • Monitoring & maintenance of website availability, provision of production service support, and investigation into production incidents.
  • Production support for Informa websites and databases, and operations assistance. 
  • Ensure that websites and platforms adhere to the corporate standard relating to security and governance
  • Ensure that all relevant systems have backup and recovery plans which are fully implemented and regularly tested

 

 

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • Essential:
    • 2+ years of continuous hands-on AWS experience
    • Demonstrable knowledge of AWS CloudFormation, EC2, S3, and similar technologies
    • Demonstrable knowledge of AWS security layers like VPCs/NACLs, Security Groups, IAM roles, etc
    • Solid understanding of code pipelines & release chains
    • Infrastructure as Code using CloudFormation and Terraform
    • Server and application configuration experience using Ansible
    • AWS hosting
    • Linux server administration
  • Highly Desirable:
    • AWS Associate Certification
    • Good working knowledge and experience of any of .net, PHP, Java, IIS
    • Windows server administration
  • Advantageous:
    • Understanding of Agile Scrum
    • Microservice architecture
    • Understanding of DNS architectures and systems
    • Jenkins
    • Python
    • Lambda

 

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