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.