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DevOps Engineer

Deadline: 30 November 2017
Location: Oxford
Type Permanent
Salary: Competitive salary
Source: IC Creative
Website: www.ic-creative.co.uk
Submitted by:
Simon Lawson

My client is a world leading GEO location based company transforming the way that we use positioning for applications.

They are now looking for a strong DevOps Engineer who must have a BSc in Computer Science or an official Amazon AWS DevOps certification, plus a minimum of 2 years' experience in deploying and maintaining large Amazon AWS based SaaS solutions.


  • Degree in Computer Science or AWS certification 
  • 2+ years deploying and running low latency, scalable, reliable and secure cloud based systems for a large number of users 
  • 2+ years using AWS technologies 
  • Experience of deployment and configuration technologies eg: Jenkins, Docker 
  • Experience of Git, testing frameworks and continuous integration 
  • Experience of working with agile project management using JIRA 
  • Experience with automated monitoring and alerting tools in AWS 
  • Proficient in Python scripting and automation 
  • Linux system administration 
  • Proven ability to deploy, monitor and maintain 24x7 mission critical systems. 
  • Great team player with excellent communication skills and work ethic 
  • Excellence in and working proficiency of English; written and spoken


  • Experience of storing, managing, and processing large scale datasets 
  • DB Skills: Basic DB administration for PostgreSQL, PostGIS, MongoDB, SQLite, RDS, DynamoDB 

Networking skills:

  • Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP 
  • An understanding of porting from AWS to AZURE