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IT, Human Resource | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Up to MYR 168,000 | 18th Dec 2020

DevOps Engineer (AWS)


Specialisation: IT, Human Resource

Email Seng Joong

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary: Up to MYR 168,000
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 18th December 2020

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a professional predictive analytics solutions house, using AI to drive organizations’ resources management. As part of their expansion program to meet their client’s needs, they are looking for a person for the above role.

Job Purpose:

  • Our client is looking for a highly skilled DevOps Engineer to manage and maintain their production system on AWS, ensuring availability, performance, security, and scalability.
  • You will be responsible for collaborating with the software development and data engineering teams to determine their requirements in provisioning, deploying, configuring, automating, managing, and maintaining our AWS cloud-based production system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with our Solution Architect and Software Architect to prioritize a DevOps roadmap that optimizes processes, security, and software resiliency.
  • Collaborating with various stakeholders to determine system requirements, primarily with the software and data engineering teams.
  • Handle multi-region traffic re-routing and CDN.
  • Load-balancing, Auto-scaling, Service Discovery, Containerization and VPC links.
  • Proficient in terraform, provision new resources, transform remaining existing resources.
  • Manage and Monitor Tags for all resources, based on various use cases.
  • Manage, monitor, audit, automate IAM roles and policies.
  • Providing recommendations for architecture and process improvements.
  • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform.
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes including back-up and disaster recovery.
  • Automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation on AWS.
  • Work closely with developers to implement continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS.
  • Management of creation, release, and configuration of production systems.
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS.
  • Pre-production acceptance testing for quality assurance.
  • Coordinate periodic penetration and vulnerability tests with external vendors.
  • Coordinate and implement periodic back-up and disaster recovery tests.
  • Informally train and share AWS knowledge within the team.


  • 8+ years Windows and Linux systems administration.
  • 2+ years provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments.
  • Certified on at least one: AWS DevOps Engineering, AWS Certified Developer – Associate, or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate.
  • Proficient with AWS services: Compute and Network, Storage and CDN, Database, Analytics, Application Services, Deployment, and Management. Such as ECS, APIG, ALB, Service Discovery, etc.
  • Experience with multi-tier architectures: load balancers, caching, web servers, application servers, databases, and networking.
  • Familiarity interacting with AWS APIs.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and deployment strategy.
  • AWS Disaster Recovery design and deployment across regions a plus.
  • Experience in automation and testing via scripting & programming.
  • Self-starter excited to relentlessly solve many technical challenges.
  • Clear written and verbal communication.
  • Manage your own time and work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Well versed in critical system security.
  • Expert problem solver across various application domains and platforms, with a strong understanding of a broad range of technology
  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience is preferred.

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Seng Joong at or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!