Cloud Engineer (AWS)

Recruiter
360 Resourcing
Location
Stockport
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

New opportunity not to be missed! Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Engineer (AWS) to join the team based in Stockport. You will be on a full time, permanent contract with a competitive salary.

Our client is one of the UK’s leading insurance software houses, employing over 600 people at its campus in Stockport. It has a strong track record in the high volume retail insurance sector, with clients including Ageas Retail, Swinton Insurance, Tesco Bank, iGO4 and John Lewis, to name a few. They have spearheaded developments in the aggregator, web and telematics space, including connected home, enrichment and self-service solutions. As a result, the company’s robust and innovative technologies have enabled its customers to thrive in the highly competitive UK insurance marketplace.

There is also a subsidised restaurant and a games room. They have built a collaborative and creative culture where they employ agile techniques to deliver their pace-setting applications. They like to work in small, focused groups so you are always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.

The Role as their Cloud Engineer (AWS)

Their cloud usage is growing and a growing number of live services now operate on AWS Cloud. As part of this, they’re looking for enthusiastic individuals from juniors to seniors to join the Cloud team. You’ll be a highly motivated Cloud Engineer who’s excited about helping to build a modern infrastructure for building, deploying, and monitoring high-volume software applications, along with internal tools and systems. You should be passionate about engineering and operations (you read the AWS engineering blog with your morning coffee; you excel at writing code to automate everything.

You’ll build additional implementations in a Linux environment as well as providing assisting with management of the AWS infrastructure platform, ensuring smooth running of live systems. Using automation tools will be your forte for efficiently building, combining, and launching infrastructure. Other responsibilities include helping resolving issues in production, test, & development environment, working on innovative tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations. They will aid your learning through relevant cloud certifications to keep you challenged on a continuous basis. Does this sound like you? Are you up for the challenge? They would love to hear from you.

Requirements and Experience needed to become their Cloud Engineer (AWS)

- Demonstrable experience of leveraging AWS Cloud infrastructure

- Two or more years’ experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments

- Experience with any of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, and YAML

- Understanding of Agile and other development processes and methodologies

- Experience of using automation tools such as Terraform, Saltstack or Jenkins

- Exposure to DevOps tools and CI/CD pipelines

- Achieved AWS Certified Developer - Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

- Motivated to learn and grow DevOps skills

- Excited to learn new technologies and evaluate technology solutions to problems

- Understanding of Agile and other development processes and methodologies

- Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline

Benefits of becoming their Cloud Engineer (AWS)

- Opportunities for career progression

- Award nominated learning programmes

- Flexible hours

- 25 days holiday to start

- Life and health assurance

- Shuttle bus to and from the station

- Subsidised restaurant

- Social activities

- Dress down policy

- Tax free child care vouchers

- Community projects

If you feel you have the skills and experience required and are looking to for a new challenge then click ‘apply’ today to become their Cloud Engineer (AWS)! They’d love to hear from you!


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80835847

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