Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
North Lanarkshire
11 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cloud Engineer, a DevOps, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Kubernetes, Linux, Jenkins and Ansible Your new company You will be working for a rapidly expanding, award-winning digital company focused on excellence. They are now about to embark on a new journey. They are building a brand new solution that aims to not only dominate their industry, but also paves their way to the new future. They are seeking a DevOps-focused cloud infrastructure engineer with experience in web application development to build the platform of the future. Your new role Responsibilities Be instrumental in developing the business's cloud infrastructure architecture and strategy. Manage cloud application deployments in test and production environments. Provide key insights into cloud deployments using reports and dashboards. Work with application architects and development leads to design infrastructure solutions. Work with developers to implement continuous deployment solutions using infrastructure as code. Help diagnose infrastructure faults and where necessary liaise with IAAS and PAAS providers to resolve them. Create contingency plans for the event of data loss or infrastructure failure. Perform security audits and make recommendations and changes accordingly. Assist with the stress testing of application deployments. Mentor team members on cloud infrastructure best practices. What you'll need to succeed Key knowledge and experience Extensive knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) - certification is a significant plus. Experience with containerisation and container deployment solutions, e.g. Docker, Kubernetes Understanding of cloud infrastructure best practices for robust and resilient deployments that are scalable, secure, monitored and cost effective. Expertise with Linux systems. Understanding of modern networking and network troubleshooting. Familiarity with Jenkins and Ansible. Experience with Identity management and access control technologies. 3-5 years' relevant commercial experience Desirable knowledge Familiarity with Heroku and its ecosystem. Experience with Apache and NGINX. Use of Python / Ruby. Line management experience. Degree in a relevant subject area. Familiarity with JIRA or other Agile issue tracking tool Knowledge of Virtual Learning Environment Educated to degree level or higher in a relevant subject area What you'll get in return You'll be offered a competitive salary DOE, plus a generous employee benefit scheme. Working in a brand new office environment, you'll receive extensive training and support. The possibilities to advance your IT knowledge are extensive with in house and external training offered. You'll also be working with a team of hardworking, ambitious, like-minded individuals supporting you. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at