Cloud Operations Engineer

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Job Overview

An established recruitment company increasing its technology capability and embarking on some cutting edge digital transformations is looking for a cloud operations engineer to be part of a newly created DevOps function. It is an excellent opportunity to be part of a greenfield digital transformation project and to influence key decisions from the onset. 

The cloud engineer will have mid level experience with aws.They should be comfortable using terraform for provisioning aws resources. They will work with a team of senior engineers to support business operations on AWS cloud. This cloud engineer will have worked in a small and medium sized cloud environment supporting IAAS,PAAS,7 SAAS services. In true DevOps ethos they will work with developers and delivery teams with the goal of addressing current issues and also work towards reducing incidents. A 100% hands on engineer who will deliver end to end solutions. 

What success will look like in 1 year

  • Robust and high quality devops practice

  • Improved performance and highly reliable windows,Linux and container infrastructure

  • Build self serviced infrastructure provisioning,delivery pipelines,log and monitoring services.

  • Improvements made to our cloud platform,increasing delivery speed and product flexibility 

How will you spend your days?

  • Maintain support and debug existing cloud resources defined in terraform.

  • Monitoring ,fixing and continuously improving production and non-prod infrastructure

  • Execute CI/CD pipelines that deliver DevOps services

  • Implement a high level of security auditing and monitoring

  • Swiftly resolve issues from backlog with proactive monitoring of dashboards and reports. 

Key Measures and Targets

  • Release frequency

  • Service availability

  • Lead time/cycle time

  • Lower cloud operational costs

  • Number of issues & incidents per release 

Capabilities and Competencies Behaviours/Experience

  • Loves to try and work with new technology

  • Shows a desire to learn and self-improve

  • Enjoys egoless collaborative problem solving

  • Has an Agile approach to software delivery

  • Loves to convert everything as code (infrastructure,pipelines. config etc..)

  • Grasp of various Architectural patterns like stateless,stateful,SPA,12 factor apps

  • Has a neutral perspective and be able to pivot as per business needs and strategy changes

  • Good understanding of major cloud offerings


  • .net core,nodejs,python

  • Azure DevOps,Teamcity,

  • Terraform with Ansible

  • Kubernetes

  • 60% AWS ,20% GCP,20% Azure

  • ELK,Datadog,Prometheus,Istio

  • Windows/Linux

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