Infrastructure Operations Engineer

Job Ref: 50203604
Sector: Cloud and Infrastructure
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 06 September 2019
  • London, England, UK London London GBR CV31 3NS
  • £65,000 - £70,000 per Year
  • Daniyal Bashir
  • 0203 910 0030

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Infrastructure Operations Engineer £70K

My client is a leading entertainment technology company that partners with clients to enable creative flow across the production life cycle with a suite of secure communication and content management solutions. Their award-winning products for the media and entertainment industries include production solutions as well as high-performance recording and workflow tools in support of the leading camera vendors for feature, television, and commercial production. They also provide personalized service in the rapidly evolving production landscape, ensuring creative continuity and reduced project risk by ensuring that ideas are accurately shared, stored, and preserved throughout the entire creative process.

As a member of my clients Infrastructure Operations team you're responsible for the production environment, comprised of cloud services, monitoring systems, and a fleet of microservices utilizing your CloudFormation skills. Our backend is Linux with AWS servers providing web, application, batch, storage, database, and media management services. Storage scaling to petabytes, burstable compute, data capture and analytics, and secure streaming are key attributes of our service.


  • Taking a major role in managing the production and development infrastructure environments
  • Experience configuring and managing Amazon Web Service infrastructure deployments
  • Design and implement the intelligent evolution of our cloud architecture, including capacity planning, increased availability, resiliency, monitoring and alerts, security, and deployment strategy
  • Develop and document new processes, and make it a priority to assist in knowledge sharing with the team
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Be a driving force for improvements


  • Experience supporting a 24x7 production environment demonstrating increasing responsibilities over time
  • Self-motivated and passionate about learning, versed in the latest DevOps philosophies
  • Strong time management, interpersonal, and automation skills
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet)
  • Experience working on optimization of an AWS based LAMP stack
  • Strong scripting skills in automating standard tasks, with willingness to improve. Python, Ruby, or Bash experience preferred
  • Strong skills in Linux system administration and standard services (HTTPS, DNS, SMTP, NFS)
  • Knowledge of container technology (such as Docker) to run multiple services independently on the same hardware
  • Skills working with MySQL/RDS database systems
  • Dedication to monitoring and alerting systems. We currently use CloudWatch, DataDog, SumoLogic, Statsd, and collectd
  • Comfortable with a mix of team and individual work
  • Experience configuring and managing Amazon Web Service deployments
  • Worked with large datasets and storage needs, in the range of Petabytes or larger
  • Have integrated into multiple engineering teams, and can integrate into different workflows and toolsets easily
  • Worked with, and feel confident reading and contributing to, multiple interpreted and compiled programming languages
  • Used scheduling systems (Such as Apache Mesos or Kubernetes) to coordinate service availability
  • Have a strong understanding of security best practices in the Public Cloud (such as Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud)
  • Experience working with distributed/remote teams


  • Competitive salary and bonus programme
  • Private BUPA medical insurance including coverage for spouse and family
  • Life assurance covering 4x basic annual salary
  • Employee equity and pension plan
  • Commitment to professional development

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age.

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GBP 65000 65000