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AWS Cloud Engineer - SC Cleared - Remote - Contract



£475.00 - £525.00 per day



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AWS Cloud Engineer - SC Cleared - Remote - Contract

Rate: Up to £525.00 per day

Duration: 6 Months

IR35: Inside

Location: Remote

Active SC Clearance Required

The role:

We are working with a consultancy who are working on a exciting Digital Transformation programme for a leading Government institution and are seeking a highly capable AWS Cloud Engineer, to undertake an initial 6-month contract. This role is Inside IR35 and remote based. Active SC Clearance is required

As an AWS Cloud Engineer, you will be involved in the Build of CI/CD pipelines for public API's, as well as application deployment, using Helm charts, Kubernetes, Terraform, Jenkins pipelines and Sidecar container integration. The team are deploying Node and Spring Boot based Java services to the platform

Key responsibilities of the role are:

* Engaging with stakeholders to help drive innovation in the Cloud Engineering practise
* Automate application and infrastructure provisioning, configuration and deployment within a highly secure environment and across multiple projects
* Work as part of multi-disciplined Agile/Scrum teams
* Contributing to the support of multiple live systems (supporting the code and infrastructure)
* Lead the ongoing development of the engineers within Cloud Engineering practise
* Mentoring junior members of staff
* Working with Solution Architects and Delivery Managers to define designs and refine product backlogs

Essential Skills Required

* Terraform
* CI/CD automation
* Docker & Kubernetes
* Good knowledge of security best practises
* Git (e.g. GitHub or GitLab)
* Agile, Scrum
* Can work with cross functional teams
* Excellent communication skills in customer-facing projects

Desirable/ beneficial skills:

* Advanced Linux administration and scripting (e.g. Bash)
* Experience using AWS Developer tools (AWS Codepipeline, AWS CodeBuild) would be an advantage
* Modern Development languages (NodeJS/ Java / Python)
* Team leadership and mentoring experience

If you are available and interested, please apply in the first instance and you will be contacted to discuss the position further