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Senior DevOps AWS Engineer

Job Title Senior DevOps AWS Engineer
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location London
Salary Up to 120000
Job Published over 2 years ago
Contact Name Neil Ray
Contact Email

Job Description


DevOps Engineer required for a high profile project for one of the most innovative fintech companies in the personal and business foreign exchange industry. This is an opportunity for a passionate and experienced DevOps Engineer to support an ever expanding team of 50 engineers (40 in London and a 10 person team up in the north of England) and be the infrastructure focal point as they build exciting new Foreign Exchange products. 

The existing platforms have been growing organically alongside the business over the last ten years and are now being used by over 7000 customers globally and are in need of cutting edge changes. The DevOps Engineer will work with the engineering teams in a fun, fast-moving, hardworking and exceptionally supportive environment and gain experience in a profitable industry disrupter. They will also help bring a groundbreaking new product to market and replatform the core FX engine from an on-premise monolith to Node.js microservices and React applications mainly built on top of Lambda serverless and Fargate.   

Please apply for the role if you are a DevOps Engineer with commercial experience with most of the technologies/tools/practices below (although they are just a starting point, you will be empowered to recommend changes):

  • Experience with core AWS services (EC2, RDS, CloudFront, ECS/Fargate, Lambda etc)

  • Experience with multiple account setups (AWS Organisations)

  • Deep knowledge of application, server and network security

  • Containerisation platforms (Docker)

  • CI tools, e.g. CircleCI, Jenkins, CodeBuild

  • Agile practices.

  • Software engineering practices like BDD, TDD, Pair Programming etc.

  • Learning from and passing knowledge to like-minded and talented colleagues.

It would be extra awesome if you have:

  • Software engineering practices like BDD, TDD, Pair Programming etc.

  • Learning from and passing knowledge to like-minded and talented colleagues.

  • Terraform, Packer, Ansible

  • Knowledge of Node.js microservices.

  • GIT workflow.

  • Experience working in fintech.

  • Experience leading teams (either as a team lead, or informally).

What's in it for you:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against a peer group of the most innovative fintech companies in London
  • 25 days holiday per year + your birthday off!
  • Tons of opportunities for progression and development
  • Company laptop & tech equipment of your choice
  • Great location next to the Thames (Cannon Street/Bank)
  • Free onsite Nuffield Health gym & pool
  • A flexible workplace - they like to say yes!
  • Opportunity to manage your own team
If you are a DevOps Engineer and this is of interest apply here today or email and one of our consultants will be in touch within 24 hours!

Ref: RA192 | Published: 28th Feb 2019