Senior Cloud Engineer - Dundee

Cloud Engineer - IT
Ref: 237 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 Jul 2024

Our client has offices in Dundee & Aberdeen and will consider candidates working from either. They are looking for a Senior Cloud Engineers ti sit within the Cloud Engineering team and work closely with Technical Support, NetOps, CyberOps, Projects and Product Managers to provide outstanding


  • Technically lead from the front, as an AWS cloud engineer subject matter expert
  • Work with leadership to identify, test and champion the adoption of emerging technologies
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance through coaching and mentoring and provide specialist support to maintain the stability, functionality, and integrity of AWS platforms
  • Ensure that security, stability, and capacity are embedded in the development and deployment of services
  • Assist with the development of medium-to-long-term strategies for products and services
  • Act on the principle that “what can be automated should be automated
  • Assist in shaping career paths, recruiting the right talent and promoting best practice across knowledge share
  • Work with the Head of Cloud Engineering and others to identify skills gaps within technical teams
  • Act as a point of escalation for on-call engineers and participate in the engineering on-call rota as required Requirements

Essential Skills

  • AWS Professional certifications (Solutions Architect and/or DevOps Engineer) and knowledge of AWS best practices
  • Expert knowledge of one or more programming languages (e.g. Python) and continuous integration / delivery approaches and tools (e.g. GitHub)
  • In-depth knowledge of the design and development of applications on AWS
  • Adept at leveraging automation to improve development processes and optimise software delivery
  • Effective communication skills to be able to gather and interpret requirements and communicate results
  • Comfortable engaging with customers and prospects providing AWS service propositions
  • Ability to breakdown and solve complex technical problems across multiple technology domains

Desired Skills

  • AWS Specialty certifications
  • Containerisation (Docker/Docker Compose)
  • Monitoring platforms (Zabbix, Datadog)
  • ITSM platforms (ServiceNow)
  • Experience configuring and deploying multi-tenanted and dedicated private cloud infrastructures.
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Experience in Disaster Recovery and backup technologies at scale e.g. Zerto, Veeam, etc.
  • Experience working with Storage Array Networks and associated protocols,
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and network troubleshooting
  • Identifying technical risk throughout the project delivery and into service delivery/ business as usual activity (BAU).
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Prince II) and Service Management best practice.

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