Cloud Engineer

Cloud Engineer

Job Title: Cloud Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15382 JC
Contact Name: Jimi Cazot
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2017 16:56

Job Description

Leading travel company currently requires a Cloud Engineer with an in depth knowledge of Linux fundamentals, to help manage and support a large cloud platform estate with Amazon Web Services.

The Cloud Engineer will work as part of a small and focused team that manages the virtual platform, providing third line support to live systems, applications and transactional e-commerce websites.

Contributing to Cloud-based system design and supporting and maintaining Amazon Web Services, the Cloud Platform Engineer will be specifically responsible for the following:
  • Responsible for supporting the company’s selling system and associated applications based in an Amazon Web Service environment and on-premise Data Centres, plus associated connectivity to 3rd party applications and the businesses Data Centres
  • Detailed design and implementation of technical solutions across programmes or multiple projects relating particularly to AWS
  • To engage directly with Programme/Product/Delivery Managers and provide the structured framework within which the IT solutions should be delivered
  • Ensure the implementation of any new infrastructure components is carried out with no impact to production services
  • Evaluation of software tools, products and architecture, in order to advise on its suitability
  • Ensure new processes are documented, so that knowledge is passed on accurately
  • Manage third party suppliers and project teams to ensure the Infrastructure is developed with the appropriate levels of resilience minimising single points of failure
  • Work with Service Delivery Teams on problem resolution of incidents
  • Maintain license compliance

The Cloud Engineer will have extensive knowledge and demonstrable experience in the following areas:

  • Expert level at Linux OS design, support and build
  • Expert Amazon Web Services Ecosystems - EC2, S3, VPC, RDS, IAM, R53

Any experience and knowledge of the following would be advantageous:

  • ‘Infrastructure as Code’ – Experience of System Orchestration/Configuration tools ie Terraform, Cloud Formation, etc
  • Experience of source/version control systems, ie Git
  • Cloud application performance monitoring and logging tools, ie Nagios, New Relic, and App Dynamics
  • Experience of Search Engine technologies such as Endeca

This is an excellent opportunity for a Cloud Engineer to join a leading travel business and work on a range of exciting projects with a host of experienced IT professionals.  As well as the opportunity to grow your career within a great industry, you will also be rewarded with a competitive salary of up to £65,000, a pension, life assurance, private healthcare and 25 days holiday.

Keywords: Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, e-Commerce, Cloud Engineer, South West London, Surrey

This is a permanent vacancy