AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer - Contract

Just Ask Max London a month ago

Senior AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer required to help finalise the AWS infrastructure for exciting new tech start-up Just Ask Max. We're a new digital well-being service for companies, schools and families.

Who Are We?

We help people use technology in a safe, secure and healthy way - avoiding cyber bullying for kids, preventing fraud, securing social media, reducing digital distractions and screen-time and enabling productive remote working from home.

Featured on the likes of BBC News, Daily Mail, Woman & Home, we were one of six companies selected for the National Cyber Security Centre's (NCSC) O2 Telefonica Cyber Accelerator programme. We have closed our first round of funding, with our lead investor a chief exec of PayPal.

Our Tech Stack

Our web app is coded in JAVA (Backend) and Typescript and React (frontend) on AWS infrastructure.

Core Requirements

  • Docker and CI/CD pipeline mgmt
  • GitHub Actions
  • Cognito, SES and SNS
  • Secrets Manager & KMS
  • CloudWatch

An understanding of:

  • VPC, Subnets and Security Groups.
  • Elastic Load Balancer
  • S3 & CloudFront (CDN)
  • Elastic Container Services, combined with Fargate, Docker & Elastic Container Registry.
  • DNS (e.g. CNAME edits) & SSL certs on AWS Certificates Manager

What is the Role?

The work will be an initial 2-3 week full-time (5 days per week) project to finalise our infrastructure. There will then be a retainer arrangement setup (X number of days per month) where we'd need your support to help maintain the infrastructure.

You'll be working alongside the Head of Engineering and CEO, in a team of 6. We already have the majority of our infrastructure and architecture setup, you'll just need to come in, check we are building according to best practice, check cost efficiency, implement critical changes and finalise the infrastructure ensuring it can scale. We'll then look to retain you on a specific number of days per month to help resolve issues and ensure all works well.

Any questions, please just ask! We're a friendly bunch : )

Contract length: 1 month

Application deadline: 13/04/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: From £450.00 per day


  • Work from home


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Are you able to start immediately or at least within 1-2 weeks?


  • AWS DevOps: 3 years (required)

Work remotely:

  • Yes

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings