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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

  • £63000 - £67000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 30/04/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 216103826

Job Details

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (AWS / Azure) - c£65k p.a. – Central London

Join a dynamic hybrid team of an prestigious client, working with an integrated architecture ensuring systems remain accessible, available and well managed. You will act as a 3rd line escalation point for the Service Desk handling loss-of-service incidents, maintenance and problem investigations.

Successful Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for support & implementation activities across a broad range of environments. This comprises both Cloud (AWS & Azure) and on-premise estates supporting domain services, storage, servers, networks and data centers.

As a Cloud SME you will support design through to delivery, forming and supporting the requirements as part of a large and complex Digital Transformation. You will conduct adequate assessments across risk, cost & operations. This will also involve supporting security and remediation activities.

To apply you should have a background / experience in the following:


• Extensive practical and demonstrable experience in Cloud Technologies & IaaS (preferably AWS and/or Azure).

• Demonstrable experience of Infrastructure as a Code tools (e.g. TerraForm or CloudFormation).

• Practical understanding of Cloud architecture concepts, e.g. scaling, performance, security, integration & costs.

• Practical experience of on-premise to Cloud migrations.

• Proficient in one or more scripting languages (e.g. JSON, Python, Bash, PowerShell, Ruby)

• Demonstrable understanding of full-stack infrastructure: - Infrastructure cloud (IaaS) services

o Operating systems (Windows, Linux, Apple IOS)

o Virtualisation & Hypervisors

o Storage and encryption

o IP and virtual networks

• Inspires confidence with an ability to work dynamically, collaboratively & effectively.

• Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills with a keen attention to detail.

• Confident in taking on challenges and enjoys learning new concepts, methodologies and technologies.

• Demonstrates personal commitment.

• Solid communication, both written and oral.

• Ability to remain calm under pressure, with experience of dealing with major incidents.


• Experience in Automation & Configuration Management tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef).

• Experience in Deployment & Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins, Travis & Circle CI).

• An understanding of Agile and DevOps methodology.

• Experience of working with collaboration & control tools such as ServiceNow, SharePoint, GitHub & Confluence.

• An understanding of Virtual Networking.

• Practical experience of supporting on-premise data centres, including VMWare platforms, Dell and HP technologies

• AWS Associate level or Azure Stack Operator

• Practical familiarity with ITIL V3

• Working towards AWS Professional level or Azure Solutions Architect

• Microsoft Server qualification e.g. MCSE, MCSA

A fantastic work/life balance working environment, excellent onsite employer perks with plenty of latest tech projects running and planned.

Interview process: Tele interview, face to face Interview, offer/decline