Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Ref: ZR_6616_JOB  ·  Posted on 01 June 2022


For this role you will have to be eligible and wanting to achieve DV clearance. Due to the nature of the role and the projects you will be working on this will be required. Please make yourself aware of the vetting process before applying. The client will put successful candidates through the vetting process to achieve clearance. Typically, this process will take between 4-8 months but can be quicker. The client will allow successful candidates to start before they achieve their clearance as they will work on other projects and training.

Our clients are one of the UK’s leading companies at the forefront of Cyber & National Security. True digital pioneers, they shape the information age with one of the most powerful networks on the planet. They are hungry for new ideas, skills and experience. Our clients need people who want to reach their potential. People who aim high and share the ambition of a truly connected world.

Key responsibilities
  • Providing the technical direction for the development and delivery of world class secure cloud-based solutions.
  • Working directly with our customers to understand their requirements, and work collaboratively to define solutions.
  • Be hands on in the build and development of cloud-based solutions.
  • Translating architectural designs into infrastructure-as-code defined solutions.
  • Working with support teams to enable management and monitoring of cloud-based systems, and their own going support.
  • Providing some ongoing support to deployed cloud-based solutions.
  • Ensuring compliance of cloud systems with security policies and regulatory requirements
  • Either line manage or act as a mentor to more junior cloud architects and developers with responsibility for assigning tasks and their own going professional development.
  • Responsible for designing and deploying world leading cloud-based solutions for our Customers.
  • Mentoring and supporting the ongoing development of other members of the team.
  • Sharing of best practice and new approaches with wider team.
Skills & experience
  • Utilisation of Cloud (both compute and appropriate managed services). Primarily in AWS with growth likely into Azure and GCP.
  • Managing infrastructure as code (CloudFormation, Pulumi, Terraform).
  • Cloud architectures and the ability to appropriately apply the relevant techniques e.g. AWS Well Architected Framework, Event-driven workflows.
  • Use of scripting languages (Python, Powershell,etc) to define processes and serverless functions.
  • Micro-service and container based deployment strategies, and a zero trust authorization model.
  • Application of software engineering principles to complex systems at scale.
  • Maintaining and operating capabilities through-life.
  • Continuous improvement through Agile processes.
  • A desire to continually update, enhance and validate cloud skills (both practical and certification).
  • Certification in AWS is desirable, but practical AWS experience is more important.
  • Experience in either line managing a team or mentoring and developing more junior team members, being responsible for their on going professional development.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

If you do not hold an active DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying

Additional benefits
  • On target Bonus
  • Share options and 10% pension contribution
  • Professional development and paid for industry certifications/qualifications
  • Flexible benefits/rewards including dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships etc.
  • Well-being support for you and your family
  • 3 days paid volunteering a year
  • Flexible and smart working (subject to business needs)
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