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Senior Cloud/ DevOps Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 08/03/2018
  • Job reference: J382969A

Senior Cloud Engineer Job Description

We're growing a team of highly skilled and passionate engineers to help build, develop and operate large-scale
public cloud environments. The group is responsible for creating a platform that allows development groups to
leverage Public Cloud resources in a standard, supportable framework.

AWS and Microsoft Azure. We work globally and are looking for someone
with knowledge of working in a DevOps fashion to deliver these new technologies.

  • * Develop automated processes to prevent, identify and fix problems that impact service availability
  • Develop, document and operate toolkits for the provisioning and managing of cloud infrastructure
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and how new technologies can be leveraged to meet business objectives
  • Work as part of a larger SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) team to provide operations support for our AWS & Azure accounts
  • Identify improvements across a broad range of areas such as cost savings, security, ease of use & reliability. Take ownership of these and drive to completion Leadership & Communication
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with internal customers, management and other Enterprise Cloud teams dispersed across the globe
  • Collaborate with product develop teams to translate high level technical requirements and in turn define infrastructure changes
  • Participate in meetings with internal customers and effectively negotiate expectations
  • Provide metrics around reliability, stability and performance of our infrastructure
  • Set individual goals that are consistent with business goals Business Acumen and Strategy
  • Innovate new and improved uses of technology to meet business objectives
  • Understand the impact of new technologies and their technical impacts to supported systems Senior Cloud Engineer Job Description
  • Collaborate with peers, architects and managers to understand strategy and how best to operationalise it across the cloud environments Qualifications


* Minimum 3+ years related technology experience
* Experienced in writing clean code in Python
* Knowledge of these public cloud service providers: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
* Experienced in automating software build, deployment and server configuration management using
tools such as Puppet, Jenkins & Git
* Knowledge & Experience of modern agile development methodologies
* Exposure to DevOps practices and automation of software testing, delivery and infrastructure
* Strong passion for technology, a willingness to learn new skills and the ability to evangelize the uses
of cloud services
* Self-motivated and self-directed, ability to translate technical direction into functional solutions
* Ability to work effectively in a globally distributed team, managing multiple priorities while
collaborating with cross-functional teams
* Proven ability to investigate complex issues spanning multiple technologies and drive to completion
* Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
Desired Skills
* Experienced in writing clean code in other Object Orientated languages: Java, C#, Ruby...
* Experience in developing IaaS development toolkits
* Experience in working as part of an existing Site Reliability Engineering team
* Experience with any public or private cloud technologies/services
* Expertise in Windows and Linux system administration, databases

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