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AWS Platform Engineer

Croydon, London
£95,000 to £550,000 Per Day
23 Sep 2022

AWS Platform Engineer

We are looking for an hands-on AWS Platform engineer to join our cloud team working on client projects within London M25 - Brentford, Central London and Croydon. This is an urgent requirement for a SC Cleared AWS engineer with EKS and DevOps specialisation to join our growing team. You must have a good AWS Cloud-Native skill set (AWS certifications are nice to have). We will consider sponsoring SC Clearance for the right individual.

Salary/Contract rate - up to £95,000 + Pension+ 10% Bonus or initial outside IR35 contract rate upto £550/day


  • Pre-sales experience (good communication skills)

  • Strong low level solution design skills using AWS Cloud-native technologies

  • Strong hands-on AWS skills (can mentor more junior colleagues)

  • No managers please/have to be ready to work hands-on in projects

  • Background in modern digital tech and building cloud platforms to serve multiple product teams, scale, automation and self service

  • Programming and devops engineering background, windows and/or Linux sys-op is useful

  • Previous experience in the design and delivery of systems based on IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings, as well as exposure to different architecture models

  • Design and DevOps skills for leading teams and consulting the customer

  • Experience with building secure, large scale multi tenant cloud platforms

  • Hands-on experience with IaaC for managing the large cloud platforms built using AWS native services

Technical skills:

  • Hands on expertise in Kubernetes (KOPS and EKS)

  • Hands on expertise in CI/CD Pipeline (Jenkins)

  • Hands on expertise in Helm Charts

  • Hands on expertise in AWS (VPCs, IAM, Networking and Security)

  • Hands on expertise in Terraform and Terragrunt

  • Hands on expetise in setting up and managing Hashicorp Vault and Consul in a multi tenant environment

  • Hands on expertise in Scripting (eg Python or Shell Scripts)

  • AWS DevOps and Speciality Certifications

Nice to have Skill Criteria

  • Able to identify and communicate issues/risks applying technical and root cause analysis skills.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills.

  • Creativity and ability to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutions.

Cultural Fit

  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions.

  • Able to work with the customer's stakeholders to understand business and technical requirements.

  • Knowledge of Agile processes (Scrum preferred)

  • Take responsibility for their work.

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  • Job Reference: 719267545-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Shivom
  • Location: Croydon, London
  • Salary: £95,000 to £550,000 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 months+