Consultant Cloud Engineer

Crunchposter Limited
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Cloud Engineer
£24,000 - £44,000 per annum (DOE)

Established in 2008, our client are a growing solutions and software engineering company operating out of their HQ in the Plymouth Science Park. They provide their public and private sector clients with a portfolio of skills and services including: Software Engineering, Cloud, Solutions Architecture and Standards and Interoperability support.

Our client an exciting, progressive business which has developed strong working relationships with its clients. At the heart of this is its staff; people who believe in collaboration and have passion and pride in what they achieve. As a part of this you will have the opportunity to flexibly work in a modern, vibrant office and expand your knowledge and skills into exciting new areas. As the company grows, they will ensure you do to.

Our client are now looking to recruit a talented Cloud Engineer to join their team in the Plymouth.

The Role
Based in their Plymouth HQ, you will be working as part of a multi-skilled team to deliver solutions to clients predominantly based in the South West but potentially elsewhere. Your role will be hands on, involved in the design, development and delivery of our projects. You will be responsible for:

  • Defining solutions for auto deployment, provisioning and scalability
  • Advising on use of PaaS and IaaS
  • Development of solutions
  • Working in an agile team
  • Assisting in the technical direction of projects
  • Working to a project schedule
  • Delivering improvements to project team processes, tooling and techniques
  • Sharing knowledge and experience with others
  • Some offsite travel and working will be required

The Candidate
You are a cloud engineer looking to move to the next level, with an excellent understanding of cloud patterns and architecture.

To be considered for our client's Consultant Cloud Engineer role, you will have the following skills and experience:

Essential -

  • Configuration management experience such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Experience
  • Scripting e.g. Python, Bash, Perl, Ruby
  • Web and Application Servers such as NGINX, Apache and Tomcat/Jetty
  • CDN and internet networking
  • Supporting development teams as a Sys Admin
  • Linux
  • Docker
  • Excellent communicator and able to collaborate in dynamic agile team based environments
  • A growth mind-set and the ability to think creatively
  • Undertake and be eligible for UK security clearance (BPSS or SC)

Desirable –

  • Experience of auto-scaling and provisioning
  • Agile, Scrum
  • GIT
  • Jira
  • DevOps
  • Continuous Integration systems e.g. Hudson/Jenkins
  • Logging and monitoring e.g. ELK, Stack Driver

Consultant Cloud Engineer Benefits:

  • £24,000 - £44,000 per annum (DOE)
  • 7.5% Pension contribution
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life insurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Training and development (including conference attendance)
  • High specification laptop and mobile phone
  • Onsite cafe

Fancy joining our client's team? Apply now!