Senior Cloud Engineer

Posted on Oct 16, 2020 by Coventry Building Society

Coventry, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

About The Role
We're looking for an experienced and highly motivated person to join the Technical Solutions Cloud team which is responsible for the design, build and implementation of technical solutions using Cloud technologies to meet business requirements and aligned to architectural strategy.

You'll have a strong background in implementing new infrastructure within medium-large enterprises. And also enjoy developing code and have made the leap to bring these two aspects together to automate the delivery of new infrastructure solutions, making it easy to deploy.
You'll be experienced in developing infrastructure-as-code, utilising pipelines and tools such as Github, Terraform, Packer, Jenkins, Ansible or similar.

Demonstrable experience in Scripting and Programing Languages such as - Powershell, Python and Shell is also key.

CBS has Smarter Working Guidelines and Flexible working policies in place that allow for staff to adapt working hours and locations to help them achieve a strong work/life balance. This means we're open to a conversation around how this role could work for you.
About You

Essential Skills:

• Solid experience of core Amazon infrastructure including EC2, S3, ELB's, Auto scaling, Lambda, RDS, VPC's, Security Groups, IAM, Cloud Formation or equivalent Azure
• Solid understanding of Amazon availability zones, regions and HA strategies or Azure equivalent
• In-depth understanding of cloud based architectures, specifically AWS or Azure.
• Previous experience as a NetworkLinuxWindows system administrator building & supporting enterprise computing platforms and systems (or equivalent)
• Previous experience of supporting virtualization technologies (or equivalent)
• Strong scripting/automation skills
• In-depth understanding of cloud networking security concepts, such as IP subnets, security groups, NACLs, routing, firewalls.


• Systems management procedures in a large commercial, mission-critical environment.
• Capacity planning, performance tuning, proactive monitoring.
• Change control, delivery pipelines, release procedures and tools.
• ITIL based service management framework

Desirable Skills:

• Working knowledge of physical to virtual migrations into AWS or Azure.
• Monitoring and Dashboard creation within the AWS / Azure.
• Familiarity with the concept of infrastructure/software development paths such as AGILE and LEAN
• Certified in AWS/Azure to Associate Level
• AWS & Security Architecture
• AWS AMI Creation
• Monitoring tools such as Solarwinds and AppDynamics
• Knowledge of Enterprise level database solutions, such as Oracle and MS-SQL

Internally this role is known as Senior Technical Specialist.

Reference: 974411159

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