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DevOps Engineer - AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineering

Churchill Court, Bromley, BR1 1DP
Full time
The role

What we are looking for:

If you have a drive to succeed, set out the strategy and want to work in a technology rich and agile environment, then we would love you to join our team here at Direct Line Group. Insurance experience is not crucial, what want is a self-starter who has championed core technologies and used these to drive business benefits and outcomes.

Do you have experience of serverless technologies on AWS. As well as provisioning Infrastructure as code?  We are looking for a hardworking Senior DevOps Engineer who can help evolve our systems and build new applications to support our infrastructure!

Who you’ll be working with:

This is a great opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to join Direct Line Group, a market leading insurer based in Bromley. We are just 15 minutes to Central London.

Application Development & Maintenance (AD&M) is part of the wider Technology Services (TS) team, responsible for all infrastructure across the DLG business. The Application Development and Maintenance team is the engineering heart of Technology Services at Direct Line Group.

What you’ll be doing:

You will be working on a new bespoke system that provides the next generation fraud detection and analysis capabilities built on AWS platform. Preventing fraud at Direct Line Group is key to our business and you will be responsible for design, development, testing, deployment and support of the AWS resources required by our application.

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver innovative products that will lead and disrupt the insurance market, delivering excellence and continuous service improvement.

  • Design and architect high performance, resilient, secure solutions in AWS cloud
  • Implement and improve automation, effective monitoring, and infrastructure-as-code
  • Excellent AWS skills, knowledge of practices and services available – Certification preferred
  • Strong CloudFormation skills using YAML template to provision Infrastructure as code including all Security aspects
  • Implementation of CI/CD pipelines using CodeBuilld and CodePipeline
  • Strong hands on experience with use of Serverless technologies in AWS
  • Good understanding of Networking – knowledge of routing, access control, TCP/IP, sockets, IPv4/6
  • Experiencing of delivering projects in Agile environments utilising DevOps principles
  • Strong skills in technology security and risk management
  • Strong technical skills and hands-on experience in designing and developing distributed, microservice-style, cloud native applications using AWS services such as API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, RDS, DynamoDB, S3, etc
  • DevOps experience using tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with various build and pipeline tools such as Jenkins etc

What we’ll give you:

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

Direct Line Group is moving into Agile ways of working. This comes with immense potential to learn, develop your skills as you initially see us through a very exciting time of change but also as we move into BAU. You will be valued and looked to for inspiration, with clear goals and autonomy as well as leadership focus being part of your daily role.