AWS DevOps Engineer

AWS DevOps Engineer

UKFast is one of the UK’s leading cloud, managed hosting and colocation providers, supplying dedicated server hosting, critical application hosting, and cloud hosting solutions. We fully-own, manage and operate our carbon and carrier-neutral data centre complex, which offers over 30,000sq ft of enterprise-grade facilities for collocating your IT equipment.

Dedicated to continuous innovation and providing world-class solutions, we transform our customers businesses by using cutting-edge technology combined with incredible connectivity and award winning customer service and support.

The ClearCloud team at UKFast provide our partners with a best-in-class cloud architecture, engineering & support capability. The sole focus of our mission is to empower our clients businesses with the capability to leverage AWS, Azure or GCP to deliver industry leading outcomes. Whether that’s guiding our clients through a transformation journey, up-skilling existing inhouse capability or by taking on the heavy-lifting of cloud, Our certified AWS and Azure cloud engineers help leverage the advantages of hosting across multiple-clouds to meet an organisation’s unique needs.

We are on the lookout for an AWS DevOps Engineer to help our clients with the build of their AWS solutions. As a DevOps Engineer within UKFast your role will involve collaborating with clients from day 1 to build well-architected solutions on AWS. You will also have exposure to Azure and Google cloud.

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Required Experience:

  • Excellent Linux / Windows system administration, scripting and automation skills (primarily with RHEL/CentOS) and a strong support background
  • Experience with one or more of Go (Golang), Python, Ruby, Bash, Perl, PHP, etc
  • Experience deploying PHP applications to LAMP/LNMP stacks
  • The ability to speak confidently on the phone with clients
  • Creating and managing build/release pipelines
  • Excellent knowledge of git


Desirable Experience:

  • Experience working with AWS or Azure environments
  • Excellent knowledge of creating and updating ARM templates.
  • Experience deploying PHP applications to LAMP/LNMP stacks
  • Experience creating Ansible playbooks.
  • Experience writing C#
  • Jira and Bamboo.
  • Bitbucket
  • Up to date knowledge of AWS products
  • Ability to write CloudForrmation or Terraform


Who are our partners?

  • UKFast are on the board of advisors for Intel, Citrix and VMWare - We are asked to contribute to how the products develop.
  • VMWare Premier Cloud Provider partner -  Launch partner for VMWare’s Project Pacific
  • Global beta testers for HPE and their 3Par arrays – Launch partner for their latest arrays.  
  • Microsoft Gold partner
  • Red Hat Advanced business partner
  • LPI Approved Training Partner
  • Cisco Master Service Provider


What benefits do we offer?

  • Birthdays off as an extra paid holiday
  • A Tax paid bonuses of £1000 after 5 years, and an amazing £10,000 after 10 years with the team
  • Private BUPA healthcare cover after a years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years' service.
  • Award-winning training and education centre with four full-time teachers to help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn.
  • An extra week’s holiday the year you get married.

What’s available at our amazing UKFast campus?

  • Pearson Vue test centre, sit your exams (Microsoft, RHEL, VMWare, Cisco, LPIC) and qualify in the comfort of our campus.
  • On-site gym with daily boot camp and Yoga classes.
  • Sports clubs such as running, football and netball
  • Free kettlebell, pyramid, spinning classes and circuit training
  • Games zone with arcade games and retro consoles.
  • Free fresh fruit delivered to the office
  • A bar - free drinks on a Friday to end the week
  • Crèche on site – somewhere to play when your kids come to visit
  • Bring your dogs to work every day
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite restaurant and café 
  • A giant slide for when the stairs won’t cut it
  • Table tennis and pool tables          
  • Quiet zones and sleeping pods
  • Team building experiences
  • Regular quiz nights and LAN parties
  • Family days out and cinema nights
  • Volunteer days to help support our community and charity partners
  • UKFast has an active and engaged LGBTQ+ community with group events and educational sessions arranged regularly


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