Permanent contract
Posted on 27/02/2021

Junior DevOps Engineer

System Engineering

Junior DevOps Engineer - AWS Cloud and Virtualisation Solutions

SII UK has been selected as a partner to support in the ramp up and development of the UK division of a global leader providing technology information systems, products and services within the fields of Science, exploration & innovation. SII will be acting as an extension of capabilities onboarding and integrating a full-range of Engineer/ Data Scientist from, graduate/ junior & mid to senior level into a small team of technical and subject matter experts to support day to day operations in multiple business segments.

The DevOps Engineer will support the UK activities in three areas:

  • Development of Web interfaces
  • Deployment and maintenance of servers/dockers/VM in a cloud environment
  • Support on local IT infrastructure

Core Activities Include:

  • Analyse and understand technical requirements in order to implement the Web interface in compliance with these requirements
  • Understand and convey complex technical information in simple terms in a User Interface
  • Develop Web interfaces in coordination with the technical manager
  • Coordinate with the international IT team in Spain to fix day to day IT issues
  • Provide 1st and 2nd line support to internal employees – troubleshooting IT issues from in-house and third-party software to hardware such as PCs, Laptops etc.
  • Install and configure servers and virtual cloud environments
  • Develop a strategy to optimise the use of Amazon Web Services or other Cloud providers from a cost and data access perspective
  • Maintain the existing IT infrastructure with a focus on data security and resilience
  • Take ownership of technical issues, follow up and communicate progress in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with the PDGS team to provide support for the developers as well as technical experts and project managers.
  • Producing documentation (stocktake, process…) of our IT infrastructure (local and cloud) software subscription and renewal in coordination with international IT team
  • Define, apply recommendations and strategy for local/cloud security, data protection and resilience, in conformity with Corporate Management Systems ISO9001 etc.

Technical Requirements:


  • Up to 3 years in an IT intensive industry, preferably Aerospace, Internet, Telecoms, Gaming or Banking

Educational Requirements:


  • A university degree in a technical subject, e.g. Computer Engineering, Data Science, Electronic Engineering
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