Cloud Engineer

GCS Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Farnborough, UK
11 Sep 2019
17 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As a member of the AWS Cloud Engineering team, this individual will be responsible for implementing CI/CD, infrastructure as code, AWS Services Integration and DevOps. Organizationally, AWS Cloud Engineering resides within the IT Infrastructure Architecture and Planning area.

The scope of this role includes building and maintaining reliable infrastructure and security services in AWS to deliver highly available and scalable services, automating everything to minimize manual work and meet security and compliance objectives in all aspects of the secure cloud ecosystem, use native AWS infrastructure services such as EC2, EBS, Auto Scaling, Cloudwatch, etc., perform basic system administration tasks, and serve on the on-call team as an escalation contact for service incidents.

  • Builds, delivers, and maintains modern cloud platforms that support Agile teams.
  • Partners with key stakeholders as a platform champion for cloud-native systems and coaches on how to use platform capabilities effectively through appropriate venues
  • Drives continuous improvement of the IaaS product and capabilities through internal user groups and external market researchPromote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
  • Drives continuous improvement of the AWS product and capabilities through internal user groups and external market research
  • Implements Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Chef, CloudFormation, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Python)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in the following general areas: Python, Jenkins, Terraform, and Github
  • Proven experience of code creation
  • Experience with Scrum methodology and Agile development practices
  • Comfortable working on agile-based teams comprised of team members with diverse skill-sets (e.g. Quality Assurance Engineers, User Experience Designers, Software Engineers / Architects)
  • AWS, Azure, or Google public cloud experience is a plus

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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