Junior Cloud Engineer

Ref: JunCloudEng  ·  Posted on 25 November 2021


My client is looking for Cloud Engineers who are looking to work in the design and architecture space. My client is very happy to upskill those who want to move away from an engineering role and learn new skills.

My client is looking for Consultants to work in the following domains:

  • Defence and Security
  • Policing and Government
  • Rail and Transport
  • Utilities (preference is water)

The successful candidate will be ‘Solutions’ focused and work with clients and technical teams, to develop technical solutions to complex problems. Experience within Digital transformation would be beneficial.

This role will be embedded within the client and therefore you must have excellent customer facing experience.

My client is willing to put in EXTENSIVE training and the opportunities are endless!

Key responsibilities
  • Maintaining a detailed technical understanding of the cloud architecture and identifying the appropriate cloud services to support the design for an application or service deployment.
  • You will be capable of building the design from GUI or cloud specific command line or scriptable interfaces.
  • Understanding and owning the governance, security, financial and integration impacts of any architectural design.
  • Deploying DevOps and MLOps pipelines into the cloud for application deployments and data science projects.
  • Working with the Solution Architect to design the overall technological architecture of the product.
  • Play a strategic role in maintaining all cloud systems including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, and management networks.
  • Leading the technical design and infrastructure / environments strategy, including deployments, ensuring that these are kept in-line with an MVP mindset of ‘emerging architecture.
Skills & experience
  • A solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems, as well as experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud.
  • Knowledge of Azure or AWS Cloud services and specifically server less architectures is preferred.
  • Good understanding of cloud security models including best practices for securing applications including hybrid deployments containing cloud and on-premise components.
  • Experience with Agile infrastructure, environments, and deployment strategies / technologies to drive efficient working practices and DevOps.
  • Ability to suggest alternatives for cloud-based solutions and explain trade-offs to teams and business stakeholders.
  • Ability to prepare and forecast cloud infrastructure costs and make recommendations to reduce costs.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to align the organization on complex technical decisions.
  • High energy and passionate individual who enjoys working in a collaborative, fast-paced and engaging environment.
  • A professional attitude and an ability to think outside of the box to solve complex challenges.
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject e.g. Computer Science, Information Systems, or related Technical Discipline.


Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme.
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid.
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client.
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period.
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