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AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer - Financial Services Group


18 September 2023

Hong Kong

Our client, a global financial services group, is seeking an experienced AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer to join the technology division. The successful candidate will play a key role in designing, building, and maintaining the infrastructure required for cloud-based applications and services.


  • Design, implement, and manage scalable and highly available AWS infrastructure.

  • Deploy, automate, and maintain cloud-based applications, platforms, and services.

  • Collaborate with development teams to create efficient CI/CD pipelines using tools such as AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, and AWS CodeDeploy.

  • Configure and manage monitoring, logging, and alerting systems to ensure optimum performance and uptime of cloud-based environments.

  • Implement and enforce security best practices in accordance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve operational issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement preventive measures.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and document infrastructure and deployment requirements.

  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of new technologies and tools to improve efficiency and enhance cloud infrastructure.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a DevOps Engineer, preferably in a financial services environment.

  • Strong experience working with AWS services such as EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, and Lambda.

  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform and CloudFormation.

  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Python or Bash.

  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes or Amazon ECS.

  • Solid understanding of CI/CD principles and experience with tools like Jenkins or GitLab CI/CD.

  • Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals and security best practices.

  • Experience with log management and analysis solutions such as ELK Stack or Splunk.

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and working in an Agile development environment.

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional.

  • Experience with financial systems and trading platforms.

  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance standards such as PCI DSS or HIPAA.

  • Understanding of microservices architecture and serverless computing.

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