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Senior Cloud Engineer(Python,Azure,Puppet,Jenkins,Git)

  • Salary: £500 - £540 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 29/09/2017
  • Job reference: J372116A



The work location is in LONDON and is a 3-6 month contract paying beween 500-540pd

The role is working in a global business and technology leader, innovating in research and development to shape the future of society at large. Working in a company always innovating and thinking ahead.

Essential Key skills & Background

Minimum 3+ years related technology experience

· Experienced in writing clean code in Python
· Knowledge of these public cloud service providers: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 changes
· 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 (relational and NoSQL) and networking infrastructure and services (routing, switching, DNS, NTP)


Technology (70%)
· Take part in a wider community of technologists to describe & own the work produced by team
· Ongoing support and development of cloud services
· 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

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, contact me on 0161 924 1380 or email me at