Cloud Engineer

at Jefferson Frank
Published May 11, 2022
Location Coventry
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Reporting directly into the Head of Cloud Operations, you will be working in one of the fastest growing and dynamic areas. You'll be supporting us in delivering an exceptional cloud infrastructure for all their customers, helping to define and establish a continuous delivery approach on their AWS cloud platform and will be working closely with other members of the agile community with the Bank. As a technical expert, the client will expect you to be able to coach and mentor junior team members and be able to provide recommendations for improvement to the Head of Cloud Operations.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Help lead on the delivery of best in breed cloud service.

    Deploy and configure production systems, with a particular focus on automation, ease of configuration, reduction of human error, repeatability and security.

    Collaborate with other DevOps Engineers to design, implement and evolve automated pipelines in the cloud.

    Provide coaching and mentoring to junior colleagues within the team

    Act as a 'go to' person for the Head of Cloud Operations for any technical queries

    Take a lead role in design, collaborating with product owners and architects to ensure that solutions help customers and achieve the Bank's goals

    Monitor new features/functionality and assess their Ops implications to continuously improve services.

    Ensure Identity and Access Management controls are in place and strictly adhered to

    Monitor infrastructure by setting appropriate thresholds and react to event driven alerts appropriately.

    Discover and recommend ways to improve reliability and efficiency

    Maintain an overarching service dashboard and reporting

    Produce and maintain documentation of support processes & resolutions to known operational issues.

    Participate in a 24/7 on call rota as required

    Line manage a team of Cloud Engineers

Skills & Qualifications

  • Have a strong understanding of AWS as well as commercial, hands on experience of working in this environment

    Substantial experience in Terraform and one or more programming languages

    Be experienced working with Agile delivery teams in a fast paced, DevOps environment

    Have a best practice approach to writing infrastructure as code

    Experienced in writing automated tests and pipelines

    Be diligent and positive about tracking (JIRA), system monitoring, security & auditing

    You will have experience of source and version control tools such as Gitlab

    Good understanding of Service Operation & ITIL responsibilities

    An up-to-date understanding of Cloud technology base and a general understanding of other technology bases

    Experience and proven track record as a member of a Cloud team within an Operations function

  • Benefits

  • Up to £55,000
  • Offer flexible working to help you achieve a good work/life balance.

    Opportunity to buy extra holidays is on the table.

    Discounts on your weekly shop, buying a laptop or sofa? We've got it covered through your Habitat store discount card.

    Cycle to work scheme and great coffee and cake!

If this is something that excites you and you are eager to know more, please get in touch! Send your CV to Jamie on [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call 020 28615349.

Jefferson Frank is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) recruiter of choice. We work with organizations worldwide to find and deliver the best AWS professionals on the planet. Backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, we have a proven track record servicing the AWS recruitment market and, to date, have worked with over 30,000 organizations globally.

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