AWS DevOps Engineer at Chetwood Financial, City of London, £450-£550 per day

£450 - £550 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Mar 30, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Role Profile – AWS DevOps Engineer

Role Title AWS DevOps Engineer - Contract Outside IR35

Business Function DevOps

Location Wrexham / London


Who we are & what we do

Founded in 2016, Chetwood Financial is a digital bank using technology to make people better off. At Chetwood, we think differently. We act differently. Unlike traditional banking models, we’re not obsessed with customer ownership and cross-selling other products. We use our banking and technology experience to design and manufacture stand-alone financial products that meet the needs of those using them and by building unique and dynamic products, we make engaging with personal finances easier than ever before.

We’re always on the lookout for exceptional talent to join the team who share a belief in making a positive difference – making financial services better for customers by challenging conventions.

Contract Term

The AWS DevOps Engineer will join for a period of up to 4 months on a contract basis. The engineer will be tasked to deliver a key project within this time frame, working outside IR35. 

The Engineer will implement technical solutions using AWS services with SAM, CI/CD and following the AWS Well-Architected Framework. Many of the solutions developed and implemented will require continuous uptime and millisecond latency responses, so experience with scaling, availability and resilience is a must.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help to build enterprise-level millisecond-latency integrations and applications using the AWS suite of services.
  • Ensure that IAM is used to control access.
  • Ensure projects are implemented on time and on budget.
  • Ensure that the solutions developed and implemented are secure and robust, comply with best practice and regulatory requirements.
  • Critically appraise existing Lambda libraries and implementations and suggest improvements.

Skills & Experience


  • Very experienced with Lambda (Python), AWS Step Functions, API Gateway, Cognito, DynamoDB.
  • Very Experienced with AWS Well-Architected Framework.
  • Solid experience of AWS scaling strategies and implementation.
  • Extensive experience of Pinpoint, SNS, SQS.
  • Experience of CI/CD.
  • Good experience of SAM.
  • Expert at development using Python.


  • In-depth Understanding of RESTful API
  • Advanced DynamoDB including streams / TTL etc.
  • AWS Connect
  • AWS Pinpoint
  • AWS Lex
  • AWS Rekognition
  • AWS Kinesis
  • One or more AWS associate or professional certifications

Chetwood highlights

  • Here are just a few examples of what we’ve achieved so far and what’s coming soon. 
  • Secured strategic investment from Elliott Advisors of £150mil of capital, underpinning the planned growth of the business over the next few years. 
  • Secured a full banking licence from the PRA in 2018 - the only retail bank to do so that year.
  • Launched the LiveLend Reward Loan; the world’s first dynamic loan that responds to improvements in customers’ credit score. 
  • Secured several distribution partnerships with our lending product and have already seen 400%+ growth in new business in the since 2019. 
  • Launched SmartSave; providing customers with a simple, online savings account at a great rate. 
  • Achieved and maintained an ‘Excellent’ Trustpilot rating from both lending and savings customers. 

Chetwood Financial Ltd does not accept speculative or unsolicited CVs from Recruitment Agencies.

Any unsolicited CVs received will be treated as the property of Chetwood Financial and Terms & Conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be considered null and void.