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What you’ll be doing...

Senior Systems Engineer – Cloud DevOps

Verizon Connect has an immediate need for a Senior Systems Engineer with AWS Cloud deployment experience to join our existing team of Systems Engineers within the Development Operations team.

  • Facilitating the deployment, maintenance and performance tuning of our award winning SaaS application.
  • Helping us migrate from on-premise data centre infrastructure to an entirely cloud native infrastructure.
  • Delivering world class cloud engineering and DevOps support.
  • Monitoring performance, troubleshoot systems problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, patching, collaborating with System Engineers & Architects on optimization.
  • Providing on call support for the Development Operations team in an outage situation.
  • Working as part of the team to ensure projects and goals are delivered to timelines.
  • Ongoing maintenance of documentation relating to new and current systems throughout the organisation.
  • Designing and maintaining IAM security policies within AWS.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Proven experience working with Amazon Web Service technologies.
  • Proven experience as Systems Engineer in a Windows/Linux environment.
  • Experience of troubleshooting experience on all aspects of the Networking Stack.
  • Experience of working in an operating system agnostic infrastructure.
  • Experience in designing and implementing Cloud based infrastructure in AWS.
  • Proven experience in the automated deployment of infrastructure and services using Cloud formation in AWS.

Even better if you have:

  • Current AWS Solutions Architect, Sysops and DevOps certifications are a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and innovation.
  • A good understanding of the principles/methodologies and tools used in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Opsworks/Chef.
  • Communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical).
  • Experience setting up and maintaining AWS Cloudwatch.
  • In-depth knowledge of designing and deploying highly available solutions in AWS using VPC’s and Route53.
  • Working knowledge of both Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience automating operational tasks in at least one of the following: Powershell, Python, BASH.
  • Experience of configuration management system based on Ansible, writing playbooks.