Cloud Engineer

Location Great Malvern
Discipline: IT
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50k - £55k
Contact name: Louise Howard
Contact email:
Job ref: REF: 6725
Published: 20 days ago
Expiry date: 30 June 2021

This is a new opportunity for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals delivering new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment. This role is suitable for an experienced engineer with a strong technical background in server and cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP). Working under the direction of Senior Engineers and Architects, the candidate will:

  • Proactively work with solution architects and senior engineers to aid in the production of (and/or contributions to) proposal for work (preparation/justification of work programmes/plans/resource estimates)

  • Lead tasks to ensure delivered solution follows defined design process

  • Work with the technical management team to identify resources required for the task and provide regular progress updates.

  • Work within small to medium sized teams and direct the tasks of more junior engineers, whilst bringing their experience of cloud technologies into the team and ensuring technical standards.

  • Uphold quality and deliver solutions to budget and time constraints.

  • Ensure delivered solutions are fully documented to a high standard.

  • The candidate must be organized and have exceptional time and personal management

  • Have sound technical knowledge and experience across multiple platforms and technologies

The Fit: The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable in-depth experience of designing and building with cloud solutions

  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of cloud automation tools

  • A sound technical understanding of IT concepts, including networking, IDAM, security etc

  • Experience in deploying and supporting enterprise infrastructure services including directory, messaging, back-up and storage

  • Experience of systems integration, with appreciation of networking requirements for a server infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of MOD or agency standards for security would be desirable.

Above all, a desire to learn new skills and motivation to be at the forefront of cloud related technology is paramount.