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AWS Infrastructure Engineer


  • Salary: DOE
  • Location: Chester
  • Contract: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen to join a growing IT department as an AWS Infrastructure Engineer. Do you thrive on making a difference and excel in high profile situations? This is a phenomenal opportunity to use your passion and ability to influence and inspire others and pave the way for current and future business.
The AWS Infrastructure Engineer will be a core member of the team that is responsible for designing, building and supporting the dedicated hosting infrastructure and platform for enterprise cloud services.
The successful individual will come from an infrastructure background which has exposure and hands on experience within AWS. Working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you will likely get your hands dirty with a little bit of everything that involves cloud services or other service engineering efforts.
To apply for the AWS Infrastructure Engineer position, you will have worked in a similar position within the Agile remit and have had exposure to infrastructure technologies such as compute, storage, API, network etc. The AWS Infrastructure Engineer will even be certified in AWS or in the process of gaining this accreditation.
Key Responsibilities:

Manage and automate all aspects of infrastructure (compute, storage, API, network, permissions, etc)

Optimise cloud infrastructure including ongoing configuration of related automation, notifications and reporting capabilities
Manage and optimise the dedicated hosting infrastructure, managing supplier relationships for hosting providers
Maintain the core network and wide area network
Work with the rest of the enterprise architecture team to support incubation projects from idea, through viability determination and into an operational model that can be delivered to the support team
Focus on automation while developing during service engineering efforts
Promote thought leadership throughout IT Shared Services; willing to serve as a mentor to other team members and other teams in the areas of incubation, automation and cloud management

Essential Skills:

5+ years of professional related experience
Degree in IT or equivalent
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
You have a familiarity with Agile based approaches to software development
You handle infrastructure with code because automation lets you focus on the more difficult and rewarding problems
You have a wide breadth of experience with multiple coding languages, operating systems, and automation tools
You have experience with appropriate planning for disaster recovery, high availability, failover and redundancy for cloud deployed applications

Keywords: Cloud Engineer, Infrastructure, AWS, Azure, Architect
Contact Details: (eg if you would like to apply please call 01244 434386 or e-mail
Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies
We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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