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  • LocationCity of London, London, UK
  • Salary£500 - £575 per day
  • Job TypeContract
  • ReferenceJHJSDEVOPS
  • Date posted9-Feb-19
Major banking organisation urgently seeks a deeply technical Cloud DevOps engineer with outstanding AWS cloud experience and strong previous experience of DevOps engineering in the banking sector. MUST have strong CI/CD, Jenkins, excellent Terraform is essential and ideally solid experience of DynamoDb and/or Aurora, and any Digital/Mobile experience would be an additional bonus.

This role sits within the newly formed Digital Cloud Services function. This function is driving innovation across the bank through the use of Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud offerings. The team is responsible for the design, implementation and ongoing operational support of AWS services for the

The ideal candidate for this role will have the below experience and qualifications:

* Experience of building a range of AWS services including EC2, VPC, S3, Lambda, Databases (e.g. DynamoDB, RDS)…
* Expert understanding of DevOps principles and Infrastructure as a Code concepts and techniques
* Strong understanding of CI/CD and available tools
* Security and Compliance, e.g. IAM and cloud compliance/auditing/monitoring tools
* Customer/stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Cloud Services, Application DevOps, cross functional IT and global/local IT teams
* Good leadership and teamwork skills - Works collaboratively with DevOps application 'pods' to provide the digital cloud capability/skills required to deliver the service.
* Operational effectiveness - delivers solutions that align to approved design patterns and security standards
* Risk management effectiveness
* Excellent skills in at least one of following: Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Go, Groovy, Scala
* Experienced in full automation and configuration management
* A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change
* Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
* Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
* Built effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same
* A successful track record of delivering complex projects and/or programmes, utilising appropriate techniques and tools to ensure and measure success
* A comprehensive understanding of risk management and proven experience of ensuring own/others' compliance with relevant regulatory processes

Essential Skills

* Demonstrable Amazon Web Services experience - infrastructure build and configurations of a variety of AWS services including EC2, Lambda, S3, databases (e.g. Aurora RDS, DynamoDB) and VPC configurations
* Demonstrable experience of Linux administration and scripting preferably Red Hat
* Experience of working with Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and continuous testing tools
* Experience working within an Agile environment
* Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Go, Groovy, Scala
* Server administration (either Linux or Windows)
* Automation scripting (using scripting languages such as Terraform, Ansible etc.)
* Ability to quickly acquire new skills and tools

Desirable Skills

* AWS Certifications - ideally professional
* Linux Certification
* Windows Server Certification
* Experience operating in highly regulated industry, e.g. Financial Services

ONLY candidates with strong Cloud DevOps, AWS experience in the banking sector, good Terraform and ideally some exposure to emerging digital or mobile banking should apply, although all candidates from the major banks are welcome.

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