DevOps Architect- AWS

at Jefferson Frank
Location Reading
Date Posted October 5, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Job Title: AWS DevOps Architect

Location: Reading

On-site/Remote: 100% On-Site

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 months+

Must Have:

  • Strong experience designing, leading and coaching others on AWS best practices, solutions and services, to include significant hands-on experience
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework to validate solution/architecture
  • Strong understanding of different architectural designs for scaling a large multi-tier application
  • Strong understanding of core AWS services and AWS architecture best practices
  • Experience in building AWS Landing Zone architecture
  • Must have strong experience in architecting and migrating large scale applications to AWS, as well as Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Must have strong experience in implementing CI/CD pipelines
  • Must have strong xperience in automating infrastructure build on AWS
  • Very good Experience with AWSVPC/Route53/Security/S3/EC2/IAM/Networking/AMI/billing/Account management/Cloudfront/RDS/EBS/tagging/EKS/CodePipeline
  • Strong hands-on experience with CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet
  • AWS DevOps and Certified Solutions Architect - Professional is preferred


  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of DevOps experience
  • Experience in implementing security and governance on AWS
  • Experience with application discovery and migration wave planning
  • Experience driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
  • Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience


  • Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
  • Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
  • Configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef & Puppet
  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and architecture best practices
  • Proficienct in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
  • Ability to use the AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs to write applications
  • Create and use CI/CD pipelines to deploy applications on AWS
  • Ability to apply a basic understand of cloud-native applications to write code
  • Familiar with software development methodologies (Agile, Lean etc.)
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