Here at Thomson Keene, we are working with a company that sit in the technology, data and digital music consumption industry – they are about to embark on a brand new project to build a copyright system based in the Cloud (AWS) that will enable them to accurately pay artists and song writers royalties when a song or album is streamed/downloaded via providers like Spotify. The company is based In London with 2 more offices in Europe. There are nearly 400 employees across all 3 locations.
As Senior Operations (DevOps) Engineer you will work with members of your multi-functional team on managing cloud infrastructure and operating technology components required to support existing and future business needs using the modern cloud-native technology stack and agile ways of working.
You will participate in design, implementation and operational activities that support the platform whilst ensuring the code and other artifacts are well structured, understandable and maintainable.
In this position, you will take ownership of platform components, participate in incident management activities whilst define and apply best practices towards infrastructure management and platform operations.
You will need to ensure the platform is operationally stable and actively work towards improvements in resiliency. It will also be necessary to provide guidance and mentoring to more junior members of the team.
AWS experience is a must have – ideally certified but not essential if you have 5 years of experience with AWS.
Deep experience of using and operating distributed computing technologies (NoSQL/SQL data stores, messaging platforms like AWS Kinesis, Kafka or Pulsar, security, performance, resiliency, observability)
Strong experience of provisioning and managing AWS accounts and services (IAM, VPC, EC2, ALB/ELB, ECS/EKS, S3, SNS, SQS, MKS, DynamoDB, OpenSearch, Aurora MySQL/PostgreSQL, RedShift, Route53, CloudFront, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, etc.)
Strong experience with managing cloud infrastructure as code (CDK, Pulumi, Terraform, CloudFormation)
Experience with SRE practices like alerting, troubleshooting, incident management etc.
Experience in defining and delivering CI/CD solutions spanning application and infrastructure components, enabling fast and low-risk delivery model, including continuous deployment (CodeBuild+CodePipeline, CodeFresh, Jenkins, etc.)
Strong problem solving/critical thinking experience