Senior Software Engineer (DevOps, Cloud, AWS)

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    Westmeath, Republic of Ireland

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    Up to €0.00 per annum

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    Khalid Hussain

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Position: Senior Software Engineer (DevOps, Cloud, AWS)
Location: Athlone, Ireland
Salary: Negotiable Yearly Salary + Excellent Benefits
Contract Type: Permanent


Our client a global software services organization is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer (DevOps, Cloud, AWS) to join their team and support their end clients

Senior Software Engineer Key Responsibilities:

  • Get involved in all phases of the Docker adoption including analysis of the current situation and ways to implement the solution, establishing best practice and implementation guidelines.
  • Analyze current architecture and make architectural changes as needed.
  • Interact with our Architecture, Development, DBA and Infrastructure teams to help us define interoperability across systems and processes.
  • Work with a cross functional agile deployment team to implement our migration plan.

Senior Software Engineer Requirements:

  • A 3rd level degree in Computer Science / IT
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in designing and implementing Cloud based infrastructure in AWS
  • Proven experience in the automated deployment of infrastructure and services using CloudFormation in AWS
  • A good understanding of the principles/methodologies and tools used in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, Security, Monitoring, Rolling Deployments,Failover, Auto-Scaling, and Backups using (and not limited to):
    • AWS EC2, RDS, CloudHSM, Docker, NginX, Apache, MySQL, TLS/SSL
    • Linux systems administration (Ubuntu) and bash scripting
    • ELK stack (Elastic)
    • Jenkins, Ansible
  • In-depth knowledge of designing and deploying highly available solutions in AWS using VPC's and Route53
  • Excellent working knowledge of both Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Excellent experience in working with AWS, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, GIT

Senior Software Engineer Requirements:

  • in applying software development practices to infrastructure deployment
  • in migrating from traditional stack to a container stack
  • in working with Amazon Web Service technologies
  • as Systems Engineer in a Windows and Linux environment
  • in working in an operating system agnostic infrastructure
  • in automating operational tasks using PowerShell
  • setting up and maintaining AWS CloudWatch
  • in designing and maintaining IAM security policies within AWS
  • in monitoring performance, troubleshoot systems problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, patching, collaborating with System Engineers & Architects on optimisation
  • in containerisation, Orchestration and Deployment in public Cloud
  • AWS Certifications in any of Architect / Dev-Ops/ Developer roles would be a distinct advantage