Cloud Engineer

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Cloud Engineer
£30,000 - £40,000

Meraki Talent's Edinburgh based financial services client is looking for a Cloud Engineer with knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS). 
You will be:

  • Engineering new cloud services that exploit public cloud infrastructure and platform services plus cloud native design patterns (loosely coupled, containers, serverless) that support our drive towards enabling product teams to self-serve.
  • Implementing solutions using continuous delivery tools to drive high levels of automation via a test driven development approach that ensures consistency across the cloud services we develop.
  • Implementing instrumentation as part of the build of new cloud services to ensure we can continuously monitor and report on the compliance of cloud services against our key controls.
  • Working closely with our Senior Cloud Engineers and Cloud Engineering Leads to input into backlog, develop stories and acceptance criteria, to plan and estimate future sprints.
  • Engaging with IT Security teams plus key suppliers to ensure the cloud services we engineer are secure, resilient, optimised and compliant.
  • Capturing and sharing cloud related knowledge and experience across the Cloud Services team and broader organisation through blog posts, videos and training sessions.

What are we looking for?
We recognise that this role contains a unique blend of technical and commercial skills and experience.  To be successful you will bring:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for using public cloud platforms and high levels of automation to help the business build new innovative services.
  • Ability to solve technical problems across multiple technology domains.
  • Systems administration background with experience of Linux and / or Windows Server including scripting.
  • Hands-on experience of AWS and hold one or more AWS professional certifications.
  • Knowledge of modern architectures and the tool-chains required to effectively deploy and operate cloud solutions.
  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, Ruby) and continuous integration / delivery approaches and tools.
  • Understanding and experience of agile working practices and automated testing methodologies including test driven development (TDD).
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to engage technical stakeholders at all levels.

This role will suit a Senior Cloud Engineer or Devops Engineer utilising AWS cloud technologies for Continuous Integration in an agile environment. 

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Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Kenny McCulloch

Kenny is a highly experienced IT recruiter and self-professed technology-geek. Kenny serves the needs of a diverse client based in the West of Scotland which includes Financial clients, Public Sector, IT Services firms and Commerce and Industry firms.