Contract AWS DevOps Engineer

Contract AWS DevOps Engineer

Job Title: Contract AWS DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £400 - 500 per day
Reference: ContractAWS
Contact Name: Bradleigh Barnes
Job Published: February 22, 2021 17:31

Job Description

SoCode has partnered with a start up IOT company with significant contracts within the transportation industry. They’re in need of an AWS DevOps Engineer, on a 3-month contract basis, which will be outside of IR35 due to their company size. They will be looking to pay between £400 to £500 per day based on relevant experience.

This role can be fully remote; however, it would be preferred if there could be a week or so based in the Cambridge office to upskill the management team on certain key technologies.

Essential criteria:

  • Ability to Design/Manage Cloud-based Infrastructure for performance & Security.
  • Ability to manage migration requirements.
  • Architect blueprints and design documentation.
  • Hands-on experience with EC2, VPC, IAM, RDS, Lambda, DynamoDB and CloudFormation
  • Expertise with at least one high-level programming language, preferably Python
  • Experience in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud applications.
  • Linux administration skills


  • Configuration management experience - Saltstack etc
  • Scripting: PowerShell / Bash
  • Containerisation - Kubernetes / Docker
  • Infrastructure as code – CloudFormation
  • Full stack Development experience
  • Experience with Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, including MQTT communication.
  • Knowledge of any of the following services: Elastic Beanstalk, ELB, S3, SQS, SNS, IoT Core, CloudWatch, SAM, Secrets Manager
  • Networking TCP/UDP.
  • Experience building REST APIs.
  • Knowledge of other Web Services, API Gateways and application integration development.

We are conducting one stage 60-minute interviews on Thursday and Friday (25th and 26th of February), between 1pm to 4pm. A decision will be made on Friday evening at the latest.

We ideally require the contractor to go down the umbrella route, however exceptions can be made should certain criteria be met.

For further information, and to learn how you can become part of this company’s future please contact Bradleigh Barnes at SoCode by submitting your CV to

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