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Principal Cloud Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

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  • Job functions:

    Cloud Engineer, AWS Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Engineer

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    David O'Mara

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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La Fosse Associates are currently partnered with a Leading Insurance business who are currently looking to recruit a Principal Cloud Engineer to their team. This will be a permanent role paying up to £90,000 Per Annum and allowing their employees to work fully remote.

About the role:

Being part of a central engineering team, providing support to multi-disciplinary engineering Squads or Tribes to develop and implement products by applying knowledge of design principles, procedures and practices. Coordinate with Engineering Managers and Heads of functions to align technology and development practices across Squads and Tribes.


  • Previous experience in a Senior / Lead Technology role

  • Significant experience in Cloud technologies including Spinnaker, Octopus, CI/CD Automation and Continuous Deployment

  • Significant experience translating an architectural vision into a detailed 'how' for a product or service to be built by development teams, ideally which you have subsequently overseen / supported / delivered

  • Experience developing micro services architecture applications on scalable cloud infrastructure such as AWS/Azure

  • Leadership skills with demonstrable experience in mentoring engineers, and leading technical solutions delivery within agile development teams

  • Experience developing code for highly available business critical software hosted in public cloud

  • Understanding of software architecture of large corporate applications

  • Demonstrable skills around secure coding standards and practices

  • Knowledge and experience of developing coding standards and measuring these through the implementation of static code analysis and non-functional testing techniques.

  • Demonstrable experience of agile working practices, Continuous Integration and GIT Flow