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Senior DevOps Engineer (AWS)

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Senior DevOps Engineer (AWS)


This role is for a Senior DevOps Engineer to work on our global AWS platform.  The role will entail sustaining the platform, designing and building solutions to extend the capabilities of the system and supporting workloads for corporate services.  Collaborate with software engineering teams across QinetiQ to deliver solutions that leverage the services available on AWS.


  • DELIVER: Delivers solutions and improvements to help grow (or evolve) the AWS platform and supporting workloads
  • DEVELOP: Develops standards and best practices for maintaining and operating a global cloud platform
  • ASSURE: Builds, operates and maintains a secure and reliable cloud platform to support software development projects across QinetiQ.


Key Knowledge/Experience 

  • Minimum 2+ Year Experience with working with AWS services or relevant technical experience
  • Hands on experience working with several AWS services. Including IAM, EC2, RDS, Lambda, DynamoDB, Cloudformation and Lambda
  • Experience managing infrastructure as code using Terraform
  • Experience working in an agile team
  • Experience of working in highly-regulated environments and meeting specific compliance programmes
  • Will require to become SC cleared as part of the joining process. 


Desirable Experience and Qualifications 

  • Experience working with cloud native, micro services and serverless architectures
  • AWS Solutions Architect (Associate or Professional), AWS SysOps Administrator or AWS DevOps Engineer Professional
  • DevOps experience working with CI/CD tooling and other automation tools
  • Experience in using other AWS technologies such as Organizations, Lambda Edge, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, SecurityHub, GuardDuty, Config, CodePipeline et al, S3, Service Catalog, EKS and ECS
  • Experience of running and maintaining containerised workloads using Docker and Kubernetes


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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