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Senior Cloud Engineer

Role: Senior Cloud Engineer

Salary: Up to £95,000 + Additional Benefits (eg 15% bonus)

Location: London

Responsible for:

The Systems Engineer is responsible for engineering of enterprise systems and services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expert for Cloud design and operations

  • Drive Engineering discussions in support of business requirements gathering, analysis, and design

  • Implement highly scalable and available solutions based on industry architectural direction, best practices, and practical experience

  • Collaborate with Developers, Systems Operations, and Vendors as needed to solve integration and implementation challenges.

  • Recommend tools and methodologies to Operations and Development to create proof-of-concept implementations for demonstration and eventual integration.

  • Break large complex systems into manageable subsystems and components, each of which can be managed by individuals or teams in a scalable manner

  • Create and utilize automations for initializing and provisioning systems and facilitate larger IT department orchestration.

  • Work with Developer teams and Infrastructure colleagues to convert high-cost inefficient systems and application stacks to low-cost OS platforms and Cloud Providers.

  • Utilize tools like Git, Ansible, Terraform, and Packer to drive consistency of configured systems.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation and utilize version control systems, such as Git

  • Be part of an On-Call rota

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python), and automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef).

  • Physical to Virtual conversion using well-known Cloud Platforms (Azure, AWS, Digital Ocean, etc)

  • At least 2 years of direct hands on experience with AWS VPC, EC2, S3, Elastic Load Balancer, Route53, Cloudwatch, CloudTrail, and AKS

  • Hands on experience with Azure DNS, Traffic Manager, Express Route, Load Balancer, Monitor and EKS

  • Extensive experience working within a distributed Git workflow