Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Zoek Pin City of Bristol - This Area Only

£35895 - £43847/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 19 days ago

Cloud Infrastructure Engineers required to shape and define cloud services in one of the UK’s largest major Government Departments Your new company

The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) is a major UK Government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment. From the food we eat and the air we breathe, to the water we drink, Defra plays a vital role in people’s everyday life. We work tirelessly to sustain a thriving rural economy and together we drive the success of our world-leading food and farming industry. Defra are embracing a ‘Cloud First’ approach to our organisation’s evolution and we are in a period of exciting change, embracing Digital Services as a platform for continued transformation. As such, we require Infrastructure Engineers with Azure or AWS experience to join us providing enterprise delivery of cloud solutions and high-profile projects.

Your new role

You will work as part of a specialist ‘pod’ of experienced infrastructure specialists defining, developing and delivering outstanding cloud solutions using Azure or AWS technology. As a senior engineer you will use modern enterprise delivery models and Agile approaches to IaaS and PaaS solutions. As a technical expert your time will be spent building technical solutions and working on projects, which could range from building hosted flood response systems from scratch, through to transitioning legacy environmental systems over to the cloud. Additionally, you’ll work in a highly Agile way, with a large team of cloud experts to mentor and learn from.

What you'll need to succeed

Your background will include cloud infrastructure engineering and systems implementation within similarly diverse enterprise organisations. Your deep knowledge of Ms Azure or AWS and related technologies will form the basis of your daily interactions with technical team members, leadership and hands-on with tech. Knowledge of infrastructure as code and CI/CD delivery processes will help you greatly in this role. Exposure to related configuring, scripting and deployment technologies such as Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, PowerShell or Octopus Deploy will be used daily, however much of this knowledge will be grown in the role.

We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

· Delivering at pace

· Working together

· Managing a quality service

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

· IT Infrastructure (practitioner)

· System design (practitioner)

· Troubleshooting and problem resolution (practitioner)

What you'll get in return

Defra will continue working from home, and we support fully remote flexible working. However, if you would prefer to work from an office, our IT hubs are York, Warrington, Bristol and Reading. You’ll join Defra at an exciting time within a unique technical team which is involved in all of Defra’s technical initiatives.

Our exceptional benefits package includes 25 days of annual leave + 9 bank holidays, flexible working, a significant pension contribution of 20%+, flexi-benefits and mentoring and personal development opportunities. With specialist resource at your fingertips and an opportunity to really shape our IT practice, this is a chance to truly revolutionise how people in the UK understand, interact with and manage our natural environment.

What you need to do now

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