Cloud Engineer - Bristol - North

Technology - Information Technology
Ref: 2662 Date Posted: Monday 27 Sep 2021
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We have partnered with a Global Fintech client who are expanding their DevOps and Cloud team with a Cloud Engineer on a permanent contract. You have a great opportunity to join an industry leading business who support some of the world leading investment banks. Our client will offer you excellent growth potential to further develop your Cloud experience and knowledge. You will have an excellent technical background, a good work ethic, and strong communication skills. The role will involve participation in new initiatives across the product suite, including enhancing our containerisation strategy.

Job Responsibilities      

The purpose of the role will be to create, manage and improve our OnDemand solutions in the cloud. Key duties and accountabilities of the role will include:

• Building and supporting cloud infrastructure in production environments

• Evolving our best practices for deploying our solutions into AWS and Azure

• Provide AWS and Azure expertise and consultancy to the rest of the business

• Automating software integration and deployment in cloud platforms, like AWS and Microsoft Azure

• Assisting with the containerisation of our existing product suite.

Key Skills            

• In-depth knowledge of cloud technologies with strong commercial experience of managing enterprise infrastructure environments

• Deep technical experience in infrastructure design including private and public cloud, networking, virtualization, identity, security and storage

• Configuration of firewalls, load balancers and other network equipment

• Experience with deploying and managing the infrastructure for databases such as SQL Server and Oracle.

Desirable Skills

• Understanding of how to build resilient multi-site architectures

• Deep technical experience in infrastructure design including private and public cloud, networking, virtualization, identity, security and storage

• Experience and knowledge of cloud security and relevant ISO and PCI compliance requirements

• In depth knowledge of AWS, Azure and other cloud providers

• Experience of Windows and Linux operating systems

• Experience of using Terraform to build, change and version infrastructure.

• Experience of container technologies, for example Docker, Kubernetes, Azure AKS and AWS EKS

• Working knowledge of AGILE development, using methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban or Extreme Programming

• Configuration of firewalls, load balancers and other network equipment.

Qualifications  

The following certifications would be an advantage:

• MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

• MCSA Cloud Platform Solutions Associate

• MCSA Linux on Azure Solutions Associate

• AWS Certified Solution Architect

• HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate.

Experience        

• Senior level with Azure or AWS Cloud infrastructure as part of responsibilities.

Employment Type           Permanent

Benefits              

• Free onsite parking

• 25 days annual leave rising to 28 with length of service

• Annual Holiday scheme also lets you `roll over' up to a maximum of 10 days into the next year helping you to take full advantage of your holiday entitlement

• Company pension scheme matching up to 5% of salary - Additionally, you can choose to make your contributions via Salary Sacrifice

• Group Life Assurance - As part of your core benefit package you are entitled to up to 9 times your annual basic salary

• Group Income Protection, up to 75% of salary

• Private Medical Insurance, up to family cover