We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior AWS Engineer to join our team in Gatwick, UK. In this role, you will work on a variety of projects, helping our clients harness the full potential of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other cloud technologies.
You will be responsible for designing, deploying, supporting and managing complex cloud infrastructures and ensuring the reliability, security, and performance of AWS environments. Experience with modernisation and design changes for upcoming work will be an advantage moving forward.
SC Clearance is a desirable but must be willing to go through it if not obtained already.
Collaborate with clients to understand their business requirements and design robust and scalable AWS solutions.
Build and configure AWS services, leveraging infrastructure as code (IAC) and automation tools for provisioning and management. (Python)
Monitor and manage AWS resources (CloudWatch) optimising for performance, cost, and security.
Implement and maintain security best practices, ensuring data protection and compliance with industry standards.
Identify and resolve technical issues, providing root cause analysis and preventative solutions.
Develop and maintain automation scripts and workflows to streamline operational tasks.
In time you will work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, DevOps engineers, and other stakeholders, to ensure smooth project delivery.
Maintain comprehensive documentation of AWS environments, configurations, and processes.
In the future the team will grow so you should be able to offer and mentor and provide guidance to junior team members, sharing your expertise in AWS.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, Business Studies, or a related field.
AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, or other relevant AWS certifications.
4 years minimum proven experience as an AWS Engineer or similar role.
Strong knowledge of AWS services, including EC2, S3, RDS, Route 53, CloudFront, IAM, Lambda, VPC and more.
Proficiency in infrastructure as code (e.g., CloudFormation, Terraform) and automation tools (e.g., AWS CLI, AWS SDKs).
Solid understanding of networking, security, and best practices in cloud architecture.
Experience with containerisation technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.