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Platform Engineer - AWS

Platform Engineer - AWS, West London, £55-65K + 20% Bonus + Bens.

You should have previous experience working as a Systems/DevOps/TechOps engineer within an AWS cloud environment.

You should have experience of network protocols, Linux, setting up and maintaining CI/CD, MySQL, and writing IAC (Terraform).



The role:

Reporting to the Head of SRE, you will work to innovate, develop, secure, and maintain the organisation's infrastructure and DevOps capabilities.

You will work within the wider Technology Team to scale systems, automate and standardise deployment, analyse processes & recommend improvements.

You will work across Scrum Teams with Development, QA, Product and InfoSec colleagues to build secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and reliable, with a great work ethic.

Your background:

, Experience deploying and working with AWS (minimum two years)
, Experience of working with TCP/IP protocols, network routing, firewalls, gateways, & load balancers and associated services
, A strong Linux background
, Experience in setting up and maintaining CI/CD (preferably TeamCity, AWS Code Commit/Build/Deploy/Pipelines)
, Experience with maintaining cloud hosted databases (MySQL)
, Experience writing IAC (preferably Terraform)
, Knowledge of GIT or other source code control systems
, Experience implementing security best practices, DDoS protection, IPS, DLP and IAM management procedures.
, Experience of centralised log management (preferably Cloudwatch)
, Experience of AWS Well-Architected infrastructure requirements and the implementation of AWS security services.

Bonus skills / experience:

, Experience of ECS
, Experience with SQL and MySQL
, Experience with automation/configuration management (e.g.

Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
, Experience with Nginx, HAProxy
, Experience implementing and maintaining AWS security services and third-party solutions (e.g.

Pa-lo Alto, GuardDuty, SecurityHub, Shield, WAF)

This Platform Engineer role is a hybrid position based in West London and pays c£55-65K base + 20% Bonus, 25 days holiday + 1 extra on your Birthday, annual personal development budget.




  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + 20% Bonus + Bens
  • Location: West London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Definitive
  • Contact: Mark Revan
  • Tel: 01895 457 455
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-07-20 17:46:49 -

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