Cloud Engineer

Ref: ZR_6679_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 January 2022


Our clients aim to be the exemplar for our client in our use of technology and our cutting-edge software delivery.  Our cloud/DevOps engineers are responsible for delivering SRE capability into our development teams to enable the build and operation of systems and infrastructure used to create, deploy, operate, monitor and maintain our client’s services.

Candidates must have strong MS Azure cloud engineering technical skills and be ready to quickly get to work within a multi-disciplinary team of developers, designers, editors, and data analysts. Day-to-day you will be responsible for working within delivery and sustainment teams to build, deploy and maintain our ecosystem, using MS Azure services to enable a scalable, secure, cost effective platform on which we can deliver our services.

This is a fast-paced environment that will require you to work with members of other teams and disciplines on a regular basis.

Key responsibilities
  • Understanding our ecosystem and evolving how it is maintained on our MS Azure platform.
  • Working within our team to help design and operate a scalable, robust, cost effective toolset for the development, testing, deployment and system monitoring of all our services.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest MS Azure and other cloud infrastructure technology and championing that technology within the team and our client.
  • Building and configuring new secure platforms through the appropriate use of automated tooling.
  • Automating and streamlining our systems operations and processes.
  • Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems.
  • Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques with the wider team, both developers and non-developers.
  • To help ensure the correct incident response procedures are maintained and evolved to meet the services' evolving security needs.
  • Contributing towards working in an agile, stripy team and helping that team meet its wider goals
Skills & experience
  • Experience of creating, deploying and maintaining complicated, automated and streamlined operations and processes across MS Azure and other cloud services.
  • Excellent system administration and configuration management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Azure and the use of its infrastructure tools to build efficient microservices
  • Experience of working on technical projects within an agile team including use of Jenkins and Git to aid Continuous Integration
  • Ability to quickly research and learn new cloud engineering tools and techniques
  • The ability to spot warning signs of things going wrong and provide a decisive response to delivery challenges
  • To work across the team and wider client estate to bring developers together around common/shared platforms and solutions
  • Experience of working in a complex agile delivery environment

The client is very open to candidates from different backgrounds so please do apply for more information.

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC Clearance. If you do not hold an active SC Clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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