DevOps Engineer/Platform Engineer – AWS

About this role

DevOps Engineer/Platform Engineer – AWS (Permanent)
£50,000 to £85,000

Would you like to work on enterprise scale critical infrastructure services that help the nation on a daily basis? 

Do you want to work for a company who have helped their Platform/DevOps Engineers achieve over 300 industry recognised certifications between them? 

Get the chance to work with the latest technology at scale in a collaborative and innovative environment? 

If your answers to the above are “YES” please click apply or contact Dave Macpherson at Evolution Recruitment.   

The role of Platform Engineer is to focus on delivering highly available, scalable enterprise solutions on IAAS/PAAS platforms.

Within the dept. we specialise in navigating our clients through the complexities of large-scale, technology-driven transformation programmes, using our skills to drive outstanding delivery. Having the right people using the right methodology and following the right process gives every client the right result.  

Location –  Role is working for a consultancy, hybrid working with 2-4 days per month on site, rest from home

Security Clearance– You will need to be eligible to obtain SC Clearance for this position.

Key Responsibilities of the DevOps Engineer:

  • Actively working with clients on digital IaaS, PaaS, SaaS solution strategies, designs, and delivery programmes.
  • Working with our clients in transforming their business by delivering solutions and methodologies following best practice.
  • Identifying the best technologies and services upon consideration of the client’s needs, constraints and strategies.
  • You will be expected to create, maintain and enhance standards for delivery for business functionality, as well as developing, maintaining, and enhancing design standards and patterns for infrastructure and system components.
  • Participating in bid workshops, recommending solutions, presenting proposed solutions to prospective clients and contributing content to proposals.

The Ideal Candidate for the DevOps Engineer (we are more interested in people who understand the methodology and fundamentals rather than specific tools)

  • Strong Unix/Linux background
  • Good knowledge of CI/CD tooling – ideally Jenkins, Bamboo, GitLab etc
  • Some knowledge of Public Cloud Services – Ideally AWS
  • Any exposure to Docker and Kubernetes will be highly beneficial as you will be using this in production.
  • Experience with IaC – ideally Terraform but happy to consider CloudFormation
  • Configuration Management Tools – Ansible, Puppet, Chef, CFEngine etc
  • Previous exposure to working in an Agile environment
  • Networking and Load Balancing
  • Excellent scripting skills (any of the following) – Bash, Perl, Python or Shell

The Company…
Large IT Consultancy who provide enterprise IT services to a number of leading companies throughout the world.


David MacPherson
Head of Key Accounts

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