Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £650 - £700 per day + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: Feb/March 2022
Reference: BBBH29284_1643977808
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2022 12:30

Job Description

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 Months
£700 per day. Inside IR35
Remote - UK BASED
Main Duties

  • Working in a cross-functional delivery team to utilise cloud technologies effectively.
  • Working collaboratively with other specialist engineers to accelerate delivery.
  • Applying a continuous improvement mindset and exploring innovation opportunities in cloud technologies, using a fail-fast approach.
  • Applying agreed security standards to all work and ensuring required security requirements are achieved.
  • Sharing knowledge and expertise to enable all members of the team to work in an automated, repeatable fashion.
  • Creating and encouraging infrastructure-as-code as part of project delivery.
  • Designing and implementing cloud governance strategies to ensure our cloud estate is effectively managed.
  • Supporting and continual improvement of deployed cloud technologies.
  • Integration of cloud solutions with new or existing logging and monitoring technologies.
  • Provide technical consultancy, expertise and advice to all managers and teams within IT.
  • Drive your own self-development aligned with the organisations' IT strategy
  • Identify opportunities to develop more efficient business and IT solutions
  • Pro-actively apply HMG IA technical security controls according to ISO 27001 & the Security Policy Framework (SPF)
  • Promote and display the IPO and Civil Service Values.

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Experience with cloud providers such as Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code approaches to managing cloud resources specifically Terraform.
  • Experience of working within agile teams for rapid delivery
  • Understanding of security in cloud
  • Understanding of appropriate governance for rapid delivery and support on cloud
  • Experience with modern delivery models such as Scrum and Agile
  • Experience of monitoring and logging tools such as Dynatrace, VMWare Log Insight, ELK stack

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Influencing, both inside an IT department, and across the organisation
  • Understanding of DevOps principles and experience of working in a DevOps environment
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline automation tools such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins
  • Experience of working in an ITIL environment, including knowledge of ITSM processes
  • Understanding of cloud networking and connectivity.