AWS Lead DevOps Engineer, Global Media

Job Title: AWS Lead DevOps Engineer, Global Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH51417
Contact Name: Robert Lindsay
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2016 10:13

Job Description

AWS Lead DevOps Engineer, Operations Engineer

We currently have a Principal DevOps Engineer role available for a global Media company. We are looking for a lead DevOps Engineer who is comfortable taking on a technical leadership position. This is a critical role where hands-on technology leadership as well as suggesting Process and Application improvements is key. They is a great opportunity with flexibility to use modern frameworks.


  • Provide technical/software development leadership and architectural guidance.
  • hands-on participation in team coding, developing interfaces for web applications.
  • Review developers' code, provide feedback, and develop team knowledge.
  • Provide direction for other technical resources.
  • Create project architecture and designs.
  • Present designs and plans to executive management.
  • Choose the best technology for specific efforts.
  • Develop, modify, support and maintain AWS-based components for public facing infrastructure, application back-end, and admin and monitoring features.
  • Maximise utilization of AWS components.


  • general DevOps/WS/DB/infrastructure experience.
  • Deep and broad software development experience.
  • Technologically confident: not afraid to try new things.
  • web application interface development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • JS libraries such as jQuery and MooTools.
  • developing responsive UI's and mobile/tablet-specific UI's.
  • AWS: EC2, Beanstalk, ELB, Route53, S3, Cloudfront, SNS, SWF, SQS, RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, IAM, CloudFormation.
  • SOA principles and practice.
  • Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation, etc.

If you feel you skill set matches the above requirements, please send your CV through or contact Robert on 0207569 9971.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.