Cloud Engineer

Cloud Engineer - SC cleared

Contract: 6-months

Rate: £600 per day inside ir35

Clearance: SC clearance required

Remote working: Fully remote

The preferred candidate will demonstrate effective application of Infrastructure & Cloud expertise and extensive knowledge across a variety of technologies such as AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Windows Server Environments, Virtualized Environments, Microsoft Stack Technologies, Networking Technologies and Data Storage Technologies. A keen interest or experience in supporting environments operating under DevOps methodologies would be advantageous.


  • Demonstrable experience of designing and implementing solutions using:
  • AWS with Linux technologies;
  • Terraform, and Ansible
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a DevOps environment
  • Experience of applying security to all workloads
  • Experience of working with or implementing CI/CD infrastructure pipelines
  • Demonstrable experience of automating deployment and configuration of COTS software and promoting deployments through multiple environments
  • Experience of working Agile teams being aware of Agile methodologies (using Scrum or Kanban) Advantageous
  • Experience in deploying third party and Cloud native services, leveraging PaaS services to deliver best practice monitoring and management.

Your role will include:

  • Analyse, develop and implement configurations and solutions based on requirements whilst adhering to Engineering governance and best practice.
  • Create and maintain documentation for installations, changes and upgrades.
  • Train less experienced engineers on updates and new installations.
  • Perform troubleshooting, incident response, and patching in a timely manner.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems in timely and accurate manner to improve application performance and functionality.
  • Evaluate system architecture and make recommendations as required.
  • Develop and implement standard processes and procedures for installation, maintenance and enhancement of applications.
  • Drive continuous improvements in your area of expertise
  • Collaborating with and influencing colleagues, internal stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers, ensuring timely delivery of solutions which support the business
  • As the programme turns to transformation, help to transform the systems to be operational in AWS cloud.
  • Be aware of the future pipeline and keep yourself current in the latest technologies