Current Vacancy

AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

We are looking for a talented AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our vibrant and growing IT Consultancy.

Our people are our company and we work hard to give them a satisfying, fulfilling and rewarding experience. We have seen significant growth in the last 10 years, specialising in working with clients across sectors such as financial services, retail, healthcare and local government; with a large number of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 clients. We can therefore provide a lot of opportunity for career development both in terms of breadth as well as depth.

About us

We are a growing software consultancy who partner with world class technology providers. Our headquarters are in Leeds, but we have other bases in Glasgow, the West Midlands and London.

We have a significant and increasing client base, and are looking to recruit highly talented, ambitious and motivated individuals to work on transformational projects.

Rewards

As well as a competitive salary, the successful candidate will be eligible for additional rewards including profit share scheme, contributory pension and flexible working.

Training and Development

In addition to a competitive rewards package, a tailored development plan will be delivered to suit the needs of the individual and will cover all aspects of the role, including technical and non-technical skills. Support will be provided to gain certifications and accreditations.

Are you

  • Highly organised, with an attention to detail and an ability to work to deadlines?
  • Results driven, focussed on objectives – able to turn objectives into action?
  • Proactive?
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, ownership and a professional attitude?

The Role

Playing a key role in our delivery team, you will be responsible for developing and supporting a range of AWS solutions for our customers.

This job requires travel to client sites and other company offices.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Automated provisioning of infrastructure using cloud formation templates
  • Versioning and testing of cloud formation templates
  • Develop solutions encompassing technology, process and people for:
    • Build and release management
    • Infrastructure
    • Networking
    • Security
  • Recommend and Implement solutions. Be totally hands-on and able work independently
  • Ensure delivery of exceptional technical solutions
  • Maintain strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging processes, techniques and tools
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that solutions are designed with customer user experience, scale/performance and operability in mind

Knowledge and Experience

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience across the following:

Essential

  • Strong understanding of core Amazon infrastructure including CloudFormation, IAM, VPC, EC2, RDS, S3, Auto-scaling & Route53
  • Working with AWS in a serverless context (e.g. use of AWS SAM, Serverless, CloudFormation, APIGateway, Cognito, Lambda, DynamoDB)
  • Knowledge of microservice based architectures
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment

Desirable

  • Familiarity with software automation tools – Git, Jenkins, CodePipeline, Sonarqube
  • Hands-on experience of working with container services – Docker, Kubernetes, ECS
  • A good understanding of the AWS Well Architected Framework
  • Knowledge of Amazon WorkSpaces
  • Ability to present confidently in external group and client settings
  • AWS Solution Architect Associate certification

Location: Leeds, Glasgow, or West Midlands
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £45,000 – £65,000 depending on experience

Next steps
If you have the right experience, a passion for cloud infrastructure and want to take your career to the next level, using leading cloud technologies, we would love to hear from you.

If you want to work in a talented team and be a part of a company that values their people, then please get in touch by submitting your CV.

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