Senior Cloud Engineer

We are seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer
whose primary focus is to create secure,
scalable, repeatable, and cost-effective
cloud-based infrastructure.

Brighton, UK / Hybrid
Key area:
Techops Team
Up to £69k
About the role

The Senior Cloud Engineer’s primary focus is to build cloud based infrastructure that is secure, scalable, repeatable & cost-effective which enables Product value delivery to our users.

The role sits at the heart of our technical operations and will lead complex infrastructure changes, define SLOs and error quotas, ensure effectiveness and reliability of our systems, and train other engineers on best practices for infrastructure management.

The person we’re looking for

Must Haves

– At least 4-years experience building and maintaining AWS infrastructure and services

– Ability to use programming languages to write scripts for automation

– Experience with DevOps tooling, preferably Github and Github Actions

– Administration of Linux servers and MySQL databases

 – Experience with infrastructure-as-code, preferably Terraform

– Experience with containerisation technologies, preferably docker

– Experience with DNS and Networking

Nice to haves

– Experience with configuration-as-code preferably Chef or Ansible

– Exposure to security frameworks, e.g. ISO27k, CIS, NIST, CSA

– Experience with IAM.

Diversity is incredibly important to us. Research shows how people from marginalised groups are less likely to apply for a job unless they meet every requirement. However, these accountabilities are a guide and, if you feel like this role could be for you and you don’t meet every criteria, please do apply. We’d love to hear from you.

You’ll be responsible for

– Working closely with engineering teams to implement new pipelines, functionality, services and systems

– Protect, optimise, and evolve our critical infrastructure

– Mentor team and individuals around subjects such as cloud best practices, 12 factor app and AWS well architected framework

– Ensure seamless operation and peak performance of our essential environments

– Bringing new ideas and innovation to our tech stack

– Simplify and streamline infrastructure provisioning and configuration

– Utilise automation to ensure services, practices and processes are repeatable, controlled and reliable.

– Defining and designing solutions to meet SLIs and SLOs

– Support platform services and tooling

Benefits we offer

– Employee Assistance Programme (confidential counselling)

– Medicash healthcare scheme (reclaim costs for dental, physiotherapy, osteopathy and optical care)

– easitBrighton travel scheme (discounted public transport options)

– Cycle to work scheme

– Life Insurance scheme

– 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + your birthday off (rising to 28 after 3 consecutive years with the business & 30 after 5 years)

– Contributory pension scheme

Application deadline: 31/07/2024
Apply now
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