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Infrastructure Engineer AWS

Transport for Greater Manchester


TfGM are seeking an AWS Infrastructure Engineer with a background in Digital Operations/Systems to help transform our infrastructure to a Modern Desktop and Modern Datacentre to be proud of. This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing and exciting team who are providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in the travelling public lives.

As our Infrastructure Engineer at TfGM you will be responsible for continuously improving the infrastructure, deploying and managing environments, help engineers work more efficiently and improve the tools that TfGM already deploys. In this role you will help resolve issues that occur and be proactive in supporting teams and find innovative solutions. You will also be involved in contributing your ideas to platform architecture and design to drive continuous improvement.

You will be able to demonstrate the skills and experience in the following key areas:

Significant experience acting as 3rd line support for incidents, problems and changes to infrastructure solutions and services
Significant experience of performing the administration and support of all infrastructure solutions and services
Experience of technical change impacting, and performing changes in a live service environment
Monitoring of infrastructure services and alerts and taking appropriate action.
Experience of configuration and maintenance of file services
Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems across multiple technology domains
Ability to effectively communicate at different levels, across level 2 and level 3 technical teams, business users, architecture and 3rd party suppliers and end users
Strong stakeholder management skillsets, with ability to communicate effectively across all organisational levels.
You will have AWS System operations administration certification or equivalent experience
Strong Microsoft/Linux infrastructure engineer skills (OnPrem and cloud), preferably from a systems support background.
Contributing to the management and maintenance of the AWS hosted infrastructure, covering all environments from Dev to production.
Good experience with public and private clouds
Exposure of managing and maintaining a CI/CD build pipelines (Jenkins, Drone, Git, Azure DevOps)
Good experience in using identity and security services (Active Directory, Azure AD, AWS IAM, AWS Security hub etc)
Strong experience in software and OS deployment toolsets (Ansible, Puppet, Terraform)Experience Scripting and automation on Windows and Linux OS, e.g. Bash, Git, Python, PowerShell, SQL, JSON, YAML, etc
Knowledge of analytical tools such as Nagios, Grafana, ELK, Prometheus, Azure Monitor etc.
Exposure to containers with docker and Kubernetes.
3rd line infrastructure support experience
The salary for this role is £40,555 - £45,646 per annum with an additional £4,900 per annum paid as a market supplement. Salary will be based upon skills and experience.The market supplement is paid monthly and will be reviewed in December 2020.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
27 days holiday per annum
Access to the local government pension scheme
At Transport for Greater Manchester we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

NOTE TO AGENCIES – we will be accepting direct applications only for this role. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral CV.

For more information, and to apply please follow the link - https://tfgm.com/careers

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