Cloud/DevOps Engineer (Senior)

Job Title: Cloud/DevOps Engineer (Senior)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £0.00 - £677 per annum + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH29766_1646914564
Contact Name: Tara Hibbott
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2022 12:16

Job Description

Cloud Engineer (Senior)
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.
  • 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.

Relevant Skills and Experience

  • Significant experience with cloud providers especially Microsoft Azure
  • Significant experience with Infrastructure-as-Code approaches to managing cloud resources specifically utilising Terraform.
  • Experience of working within agile teams for rapid delivery
  • Good 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
  • Understanding of DevOps principles and experience of working in a DevOps environment


  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Influencing, both inside an IT department, and across the organisation
  • 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.
  • Strong scripting skills.