Cloud Engineer

Location City of London
Discipline: Cloud Computing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 50- 60k per annum

H&R Talent are seeking a skilled Cloud Engineer for a scaling company based in Central London who will help navigate the company’s cloud computing needs, including infrastructure design, maintenance, support and planning. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company.

  • Planning, designing and developing cloud-based applications.

  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines.

  • Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they become existing problems.

  • Lead and develop best practices for large Cloud Engineer teams.

  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.

  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering; Master’s degree a plus.

  • Certification as an AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or OpenStack Administrator Certification a plus. (Other cloud-related certifications are also a plus.)

  • Strong experience in developing software using languages such as Java, Python, C++ or Ruby.

  • Experience with cloud-based services, preferably AWS.

  • Experience working with OpenStack, Linux/UNIX, Rackspace, Docker and Microsoft Azure.

  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST and RPC.

  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and distributed networks.

  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores such as Postgres.

  • Extensive experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace.