Job title: Cloud Engineer
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Location: worthing
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate: Negotiable
Job published: 17-07-2019
Job ID: 32587
Contact name: Emily Firbank
Contact email:

Job Description


Cloud Engineer
Location: Worthing
Initial Duration: 6 Months
IR35: Out of Scope

The candidate will have an opportunity to work on an interesting greenfield project. Ideally they will have experience implementing AWS cloud native applications on a range of projects, with a proven track record in delivering simple solutions to complex requirements. This will involve deploying, automating, maintaining and managing AWS cloud based production systems, to ensure their availability, performance and scalability.

Actively creating DevOps ways of working by removing silos between traditional functional teams.
Working alongside other engineers in the industry, providing the code, services and knowledge to deliver a smooth automation process from the start to the end of the project lifecycle.

Strong Linux and troubleshooting skills, scripting and automation.
Two or more years of experience working with Big Data implementation, administration and support
A minimum of one year experience in the delivery and development of the continuous integration pipeline for the Hadoop stack.
A minimum of one year working with AWS in production environments
Experience with Hadoop clusters, HDFS, Spark, Hive, MapReduce, Pig, Zookeeper, Oozie
Experience in building and managing NoSQL Databases like HBase or Cassandra.
Experience of at least one configuration management tool e.g.: Puppet, Ansible, Chef.
Demonstrable experience of infrastructure as code.

Technical Skills:
AWS cloud native application delivery
Good understanding of containers and ECS
Experience with creating automated build and deployment pipelines
Strong Terraform skills
Good understanding of Linux and networking concepts
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to demonstrate Tech leadership for team of other engineers, whilst being comfortable with hands on work doing the above as well.
We are looking for extensive experience with a wide range of continuous delivery and DevOps tools, well versed with Terraform and the Hashicorp stack with a deep understanding of containerised applications Docker/Kubernetes/ECS.
Experience working as a Linux/Unix system administrator
• CloudHSM
• ElasticSearch
Have a keen eye for security and cryptographic concerns.


Business Skills:

A good understanding of using robust Software Engineering best practices/methodologies.
An understanding of cloud concepts and how to automate the build over specific
API's within the cloud.
Good communication skills, both in written and verbal form.
• An appetite to learn and an understanding of new technologies.