Cloud Engineer

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    London, England

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    Abigail Scott

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    10 months ago

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Cloud Engineer

London (with occasional travel to other client sites)

3-6 Months

Client Overview

Fancy working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector with over 50 million customers UK wide? As Cloud Engineer you will join a growing, multi-skilled team supporting a range of customers with complex IT projects. You will be familiar with DevOps culture and with working in multi-skilled self-forming teams using Agile methodologies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be an active participant in Agile teams by contribute to the development and estimation of stories based on product epics
  • Take part in grooming, planning, stand-ups, demonstrations and retrospective ceremonies
  • Ensure creative, well organized, readable and tested code is delivered within the constraints of continuous integration and delivery environments.
  • Create relevant playbooks and run books as part of any build and run documentation
  • Deliver well defined, reusable infrastructure code for pipeline orchestration and automation and scripting to build dynamic cloud infrastructure components
  • Use of automated tests to validate code and reduce defects including writing and establishing these tests. This include functional and non-functional testing for major releases
  • Carry out quality assurance with peers on code submissions, merge requests and solution architecture documentation
  • Maximise performance through establishing effective monitoring. Participate in the restoration of services during a live incident. Post incident, identifying root causes and preventative measures
  • Handle daily activities such as requests, incidents and housekeeping tasks etc

Key Skills Required

  • Cloud environments
  • Red Hat enterprise Linux 7, Bash/shell scripting, Python, Ruby, Perl, Datadog
  • AWS Native development, IaaS, continuous integration and development pipeline
  • Chef, Git, Jenkins, Terraform, Nexus, JIRA, Cloudwatch + logs etc
  • Large scale data migration programmes

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.