AWS Cloud Engineer - Yorkshire

to £70000 + bens - IT Software - Cloud, DevOps & SRE
Ref: 1129 Date Posted: Monday 24 Jun 2024

Position: Senior AWS Cloud Engineer                     

Suitable for: AWS Cloud Engineer or AWS DevOps Engineer with approx. 8 years’ experience

Location: Hybrid / Leeds (approx. once/twice a month)  

Salary: to £70,000 + bens

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is looking for a Senior AWS Cloud Engineer to work within their multi-disciplinary team of experts to plan, implement and support initiatives across multi-platform and multi-region AWS. Their focus will ensure they uphold the security, resilience and predictability of their services using automated and scalable solutions. The AWS Cloud Engineer will also demonstrate a hybrid developer/system-admin skillset allowing them to not only diagnose problems but to fix and mitigate any future occurrences.

Essential Skills / Attributes:

  • Extensive experience in the industry including experience as AWS DevOps Engineer or AWS Cloud Engineer role
  • Experience delivering enterprise grade infrastructure systems with all associated monitoring and metrics built-in
  • Strong understanding of Digital & Cloud Technologies and the broad impact that it has on organisations generally
  • Experience with Cloud Computing and application development for the Cloud
  • Knowledge of building and deploying containerized solutions, Kubernetes preferable
  • Advanced knowledge and hands on experience of AWS services, particularly EC2, RDS, S3, CloudFormation, IAM, CloudFront, Lambda, KMS
  • Experience creating AWS infrastructure as code using tools including CloudFormation and Terraform
  • Solid skills and experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python and Node.js
  • Have a good understanding of modern SDLC, CI/CD and automated build and deployment processes
  • Some experience with Windows would be helpful as would someone who has worked across a number of organisations and platforms
  • Need to be able to work to Australian time zone on occasion

AWS Cloud Engineer Role and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the company’s automated infrastructure systems
  • Provide expert guidance to teams to allow them to progress their projects and ensure the creation of robust and scalable applications following industry best practice
  • Work with Product, Technical and Operations teams at various levels in delivery of the programs of work
  • Building and maintaining our world-class cloud infrastructure, with key objectives in the areas of automation, availability, scalability and security management
  • Helping set the technical vision for the delivery of new high-quality products and deliver the best of breed architecture and infrastructure as required
  • You will work with our team in driving forward the operability of the platform
  • Mentor intermediate and junior AWS Engineers

Full job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing, please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.