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Cloud Engineer - Azure / Networking - REMOTE

  • Location: England
  • Salary: Negotiable per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Java & Dev Ops
  • Contact: James Dryden
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 31 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -092021-463391

I am looking for 2x Cloud Engineers with a windows and networking background to join my client on an initial 6 month contract. This would be fully remote and Inside IR35.

A technical Cloud Engineer role supporting and managing cloud hosted platforms and applications within a dynamic, fast-moving financial technology environment using infrastructure as code. The role is suited to experienced Infrastructure & Public & Private Cloud Engineers (at least 5 years) who also have a good understanding of DevOps way of working.

There will also be a requirement for completing some activities outside of business hours where they may be service affecting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management and operation of the clients platforms across public cloud, 3rd party and on-premise hosting platforms.
  • Work collaboratively with different teams providing day to day platform support and contributing to ongoing platform improvement activities.
  • Automate repetitive, tedious tasks.
  • Develop metrics and monitoring, resulting in fewer outages and an improved response to customer-impacting incidents.
  • Debug production issues across services and levels of the stack

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience in network administration (cisco ASA, cisco nexus switches).
  • Have good knowledge of Information Security
  • Experience in Windows Hyper-V platform with microsoft software defined networking.
  • Knowledge of F5 Application delivery controllers.
  • Good technical experience configuring and running automated software and server deployment tools (e.g. Terraform, Windows PowerShell, Windows DSC, Ansible, Octopus Deploy)

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience in any public cloud i.e. AWS & Azure
  • Docker & Kubernetes experience
  • Experience in linux.
  • Infrastructure and Application Monitoring platforms - such as New Relic, PagerDuty, OpsGenie.

Please get in touch with your latest CV to find out more.