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Cloud Manager

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services, Financial & Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Cloud Engineer, Engineering Manager, Cloud Transformation, Infrastructure Analyst, Infrastructure Engineer, Consultant, Engineer

  • Salary:

    £550 - £575 per day

  • Contact:

    Nick Day

  • Contact email:

    nick.day@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    868671_1654768150

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    6Months Initial

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Cloud Manager - £550-£575 - 6 months contract - Inside IR35- 1 day per week in the office - office options are London/Leeds/Manchester

The Role
* Build and Run cloud infrastructure and software services primarily in the three public cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP)
* Manage and mentor your own team of engineers
* Automate like your life depends on it. Keep out of the portal, and where possible build infrastructure with Terraform or other IaC tools
* Run sprints and help prioritise your team's workload. Jump between helping your team solve problems, to diving into your editor of choice to fix a bug or extend a library
* Manage relationships with clients to become a trusted delivery partner
* Support your wider Infrastructure community by assisting other teams, sharing knowledge, debugging problems, contributing code to central projects, and any other things you can think of
* GTD - Get things done. Use the DevOps culture to bring capabilities together and ship projects
* Develop tools and services useful in DevOps environments such as performance monitoring, security monitoring, deployment/configuration, continuous integration/build servers and cloud resource creation scripts
* Enjoy yourself. Maintain and cultivate the culture of your team

The Person
* Proven experience managing a team of engineers and being responsible for delivering projects
* Ability to switch between talking technical to other DevOps engineers, to explaining the business benefits of containers to non-technical business partners
* Proven experience with Linux/Unix/Microsoft configuration
* Hands on experience with public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or GCP
* Proven experience in software development or scripting languages such as Python/Go/PowerShell/Nodejs/C# or equivalent
* Solid CI/CD pipelining skills using Octopus/TeamCity/Jenkins/Azure DevOps or equivalent
* Product focussed, build once and reuse
* Build it run it, take ownership of your code and infrastructure
* Automates everything
* Proven experience working in an agile environment
* Ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision
* You like nothing more than to watch colleagues flourish under your guidance.
* Be a technological cloud advocate to a wider audience inside and outside of the business
* Curiosity - Bring fresh ideas to the team and wider firm be it new software or containerisation of existing infrastructure and projects