Cloud Engineer

Posted a week ago by ECM Selection

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£70,000 - £80,000/annum DoE + benefits

Use infrastructure as code to create secure, reliable cloud-based products

A market-leading portfolio management services provider seeks a skilled Cloud Engineer to join their friendly team of expert developers, product owners and testers. They take great pride in creating secure and reliable cloud–based products, providing 24/7 access to their clients.

The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for creating AWS infrastructure, using a variety of technologies to define infrastructure code and automate workflows, ensuring fast and effective deployment to multiple environments. This will require a deep understanding of a range of cloud services, virtual machines and their metrics. The languages and tools used include: Terraform, Bash, C#, Python, Docker and containers.

You will be an excellent communicator; able to explain complex systems to experts and those less familiar with the technical details. You enjoy learning new skills and adopting technologies, as well as the challenge of troubleshooting, finding ingenious, reliable and secure solutions to issues, whilst helping prevent problems occurring in the future.

You will need:
•    Evidence of commercial experience as a cloud engineer or similar role, including providing support within an operational environment.
•    Good skills with AWS or other cloud provider, including some of the following: API management, serverless compute and databases, Docker and containerization, CI/CD.
•    Good experience with Git and version control, plus experience of database administration.
•    Excellent communications skills and comfortable providing on-call support.
•    A good degree in a related technical subject from a well-respected university or equivalent commercial experience.
•    Full existing rights to work in the UK, without time limit.

The working environment is supportive and stable, offering hybrid working from home 2 to 3 days per week, as well as monthly office get-togethers. A good remuneration package is available, commensurate with skills and experience.

Key Words: Cloud Services, AWS, Terraform, API Management, CI/CD, Docker, Containers, Hybrid-working, Cambridge, Virtual Machines.

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