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AWS DevOps Engineer (Remote Working)

Employer
Leidos
Location
Remote, GB
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Sector
Defence
Job Role
Cyber Security Consultant
Job Type
Permanent

Job Details

Description

AWS DevOps Engineer (Remote Working)

Programme Name: LCST

Location: UK Mobile Worker

Are you ready for your next career challenge?..

The Role:

We are in search of an AWS DevOps Engineer to join the team.

As part of an Agile Team, this role designs, develops, and maintains cloud infrastructure using a tailored SAFe Agile SecDevOps Scrum process. This role uses best practices and patterns to perform design, development using AWS Services and Infrastructure as Code

You will also be expected to perform automated testing and unit testing, while performing automated deployments of software modules using a Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools pipeline.

Duties also include participating in daily scrums, performing software requirements analysis, risk identification, risk mitigation, and collaboration across Agile teams. Flexible cross-training to also provide systems engineering, software development, training, security, and testing is also desired.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Experience working with GIT; including creating and merging PRs.
  • Experience with automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening.
  • 2+ years of experience with Ansible experience is preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS AMI is preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in terraform or similar IaC (CloudFormation, SAM, Serverless etc) automation is preferred.
  • Proven technical knowledge of network, internet systems, databases and operating systems including Microsoft in AWS.
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages, including powershell, Python, Bash, GoLang.
  • Considerable experience in translating user stories into engineering deliverables and associated documentation.
  • Perform systems software development, including deployment of build artifacts across different environments leveraging both Trunk & GitFlow constructs
  • Considerable experience of with automated build/test/deploy
  • Considerable experience of AWS, SME (Wintel / Unix / Virtualised Networking / Monitoring / Security)
  • Experience of SAFe
  • Collaborator, self-starter
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and deliver results key milestones targets
  • Align with existing Leidos delivery standards and identify/craft/suggest improvements thereon
  • Excellent English, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in CICD using Tools just as Jenkins
  • Familiarity with network concepts including DNS, VPCs & Load Balancing
  • Understanding of monitoring and logging in AWS
  • Understanding of AWS Security best practices
  • Problem solving and Devops best practices
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and deliver results key milestones targets
  • Align with existing Leidos delivery standards and identify/craft/suggest improvements thereon
Required Skills:
  • Strong software engineering experience
  • Strong experience working with design and implementation of systems and applications in AWS
  • Experience automating the deployment and configuration of Windows applications in an Active Directory environment.
  • Knowledge of Windows system administration, including managing windows server and active directory
Desired Skills:
  • Certified AWS Devops Engineer
Clearance Requirements:
  • Clearance to Start BPSS
  • Clearance for Role SC
Leidos UK! Join our team and discover a culture of collaboration, innovation, diversity, trust, caring management, communication transparency, work-life balance, and overall job satisfaction...

What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)
• Dynamic Working

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK's defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).

Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world. You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team. We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years. Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing . We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that enhance your future.

Original Posting Date:
2024-05-16
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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