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Job Overview

AWS Cloud Engineer

Location: North West England, England Salary: Negotiable
Type: Permanent Contact: Ben Meoded
Posted: 4 months ago

Role Purpose

The AWS Cloud Engineer will fulfill a pivotal role within the IT function, being the technical authority for the Cloud framework whilst remaining hands on as a technical support.

The engineer will lead initiatives and provide technical guidance in order to effectively develop and deploy applications to AWS, maintaining best security practices and IT Infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • AWS Cloud configuration management and monitoring storage and alerts
  • Research and implement new technology to compliment both IT Services operations and a defence-in-depth strategy
  • Architect and delivering new environments and services
  • Ensure effective security measures of the IT and Cloud environments
  • Develop standards, processes, procedures and guidelines for IT and Cloud infrastructure management
  • Security in the Software Development and Release Lifecycle
  • Ensure secure and dependable connectivity to services
  • Incident response
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery

Key Skills & Experience

  • In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting skills
  • Financial services experience is preferable, ideally within a challenger bank or financial technology ('FinTech') organisation
  • Experience working within a 'cloud-first' and primarily an outsourced business environment.
  • Hands-on public Cloud Computing and Security experience
  • Solid knowledge of AWS Cloud architecture principles and practical experience of building Cloud environments
  • Strong knowledge of network and security engineering
  • Project planning, management and delivery skills within the context of a broader Cloud and/or cyber security program - 3 - 5 years' experience
  • IT Management - Several years of combined IT and security experience
  • AWS Certifications
  • ITIL knowledge

What we offer

  • A relaxed, sociable and flexible working environment.
  • Great benefits including: life insurance, pension, private medical insurance (including dental and optical), free breakfast and drinks, monthly social events.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to work for a progressive and exciting company.

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