Contract AWS Cloud Engineer/Architect - Northamptonshire

  • Location

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    Cloud Engineer

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam Scott

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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the Bridge IT are currently recruiting for a contract cloud engineer for a global organisation to be based in Northamptonshire. The contract will be initially 6 months and likely to extend a few times. This contract role is offering fantastic daily rates.

As a Senior Cloud Engineer/Architect you will have full accountability for:

  • Building, supporting and automating a container orchestration platform based on the Hashicorp stack (Terraform, Nomad, Vault, Consul) on AWS.
  • Orchestrating and automating all other AWS cloud services with Terraform
  • Proposing and implementing improvements and relentlessly automating scaling and healing of the platform
  • Bringing innovative ideas and technologies to the organization.
  • Advocate cloud adoption and best practices
  • Introduce failures to the systems to ensure the robustness of automation (Chaos Engineering)
  • Follow best DevOps and DevSecOps practices
  • Stay current with industry evolution and evaluate which trends/technologies/tools are worth investing in and which are fads

Experience for the role:

To be successful in this role you will have gained experience in some of the following:

  • Using a broad range of AWS technologies (e.g. EC2, RDS, ELB, EBD, S3, VPC, Glacier, IAM, CloudWatch, KMS)
  • AWS automation
  • Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Linux/Unix administration
  • CI/CD Pipelines (Jenkins/Gitlab CI)
  • Configuration Management (Ansible/Puppet)
  • Monitoring (DataDog/NewRelic)
  • Docker
  • Container orchestration platforms (Nomad, Kubernetes or Mesos)
  • Source Control (Git)
  • Scripting languages (Python or Shell)

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a market leading organisation who are working with cutting edge technologies to help on a migration project. It will be a long-term contract offering good daily rates. If you are interested please send your CV for immediate consideration as our client is looking to hire ASAP.

6 months - Good Daily Rate on offer - AWS - Terraform - Cloud Engineer - Northamptonshire