AWS Infrastructure DevOps Engineer

We are seeking to engage anAWS Infrastructure DevOps Engineer to support public sector client-funded innovation development work within the STRIAD service offering. We have an exciting opportunity for an AWS Infrastructure DevOps Engineer with 2-3 years of experience. While our work is exciting from a technical standpoint, it is also something you can be proud to contribute to – as we work to address important complex societal problems using data-driven analysis and decision making. 

Job description:
  • Working in both infrastructure and application development. 
  • Implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment. 
  • Hands-on experience of infrastructure deployment and configuration using AWS. 
  • In-depth knowledge of containerisation including Docker. 
  • Good knowledge and experience of cloud IaaS platforms, with AWS services. 
  • Experience with designing and building applications using AWS services such as AWS. Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Code Commit, AWS CDK, AWS OpsWorks. 
  • Experience of CI/CD pipelines – implementing and automating. 
  • Hands-on programming skills in multiple of the following: Python, Node.js, Ruby, Java, C/C++, or Scala. 
  • Hands-on development skills with relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL) or NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB, DynamoDB). 
  • Hands-on familiarity with CloudFormation and Terraform. 
  • Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible). 
  • Extracurricular software development passion (e.g. active open-source contributor). 
  • Basic Terraform Scripting / Administration skills on enterprise Linux (e.g. RHEL) and ideally also some experience with Windows Server. 
The ideal person:
  • Infrastructure background. 
  • Hands-on familiarity with AWS CDK, Lambda and ECS. 
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (AWS CI/CD). 
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g. Python, Bash, PowerShell, Ruby, Perl, etc.). 
  • Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP, etc. 
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges. 

Location: This position is open to candidates based in the UK 

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Hours: Full Time 

Contract Type: Fixed Term or Permanent 

In return, you get:
  • A competitive salary  
  • Flexible working hours / remote working options 
  • Competitive pension scheme 
  • A positive and supportive environment 

This role is subject to security vetting; therefore all candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years 

To Apply please submit both your CV and a cover letter linking your experience to our requirements in order to have your application considered. References will be required prior to appointment. We will process applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled, hence we suggest to apply early.

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Trilateral Research is a UK and IE-based enterprise founded in 2004. Our teams include social scientists, data scientists, ethical, legal and human rights experts who work across the technology-social disciplinary divide. We apply rigorous, cutting-edge research when developing and assessing new technologies to ensure they achieve sustainable innovation and measurable impact.

Our culture is based on delivering high-quality outputs through our commitment and passion for what we do. We work in an open and collaborative environment where the team culture provides support amongst peers and colleagues. Find out about our people and our culture, and see how our mission drives the projects we take on, the key data protection services we provide, and the technology products and supplementary services we develop.

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