Open Position -

Cloud Engineer (Azure)

REF. NO:
LBR-Cloud

THE ROLE:

  • As a key role within the software engineering team you, play a critical role in delivering, maintaining, and supporting the product applications in cloud hosted infrastructure
  • Working within the agile development teams, you will be responsible for ensuring cloud hosting is ready and correctly sized for the applications developed by the internal software development teams
  • Driving automation into the development life cycle to reduce the pain of manual tasks.
  • You will be responsible for managing cloud suppliers and the outsourced support as a service agency who provide LBR with 24/7 support
  • During software incidents, you will be expected to work closely with suppliers and the development team to investigate, diagnose and resolve incidents. Due to the nature of this work, you may be required to work outside of normal office hours
  • You will constantly identify, manage, and mitigate risk to the digital product portfolio for both internal systems and external threats by security best practice and secure by design principles

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO SOMETHING BIG:

  • Provide leadership to the development teams on cloud architecture
  • Identify training requirements and deliver training to improve the performance of your team where appropriate
  • Take responsibility for proactive communication with the key business stakeholders involved with you and your teams’ IT activity
  • Manage the cloud hosting budget
  • Maintaining product website service levels agreed with the CTO, CEO and the board.
  • Monitor for and resolve issues with applications in a timely manner (in conjunction with dev team)
  • Provide 3rd line support out of hours for applications when required
  • Monitor and alert based on system metrics, analysis of log files and custom alert rules. Reporting on application performance and uptime
  • Work directly with development team to identify, diagnose and resolve underperforming applications
  • Ensure cloud hosting software is patched to the latest versions
  • Plan and manage the roll out of major updates to the infrastructure
  • Drive continuous improvement through automation for the full SDLC reduce the pain of manual tasks through the entire web dev team
  • Consult on early stage planning of major initiatives with development and other teams
  • Create and maintain Azure DevOps deployment pipelines
  • Create new docker images and deployments for applications Innovation & development
  • Identify and recommend new technologies that could benefit the groups digital portfolio
  • Proactively investigate and trial new cloud technologies. Keep up with latest innovations.
  • Work with external auditors to perform pen tests and complete agreed remedial actions
  • Deploy and run security tests and code analysis tools

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE HAS/IS:

  • Azure and AWS cloud stacks
  • Microsoft .NET Core & Framework architecture
  • API driven front end applications written in REACT and driven by backend APIs.
  • Azure SQL, AWS RDS (MariaDB)
  • PHP Laravel stack architecture
  • Automated build and deployment pipelines, Azure DevOps
  • Elasticsearch cloud hosting (elastic.co or AWS)
  • Windows and Linux
  • Infrastructure as code (Terraform, Bicep)
  • Datadog monitoring tools or similar
  • Networking principles, dns, tcp/ip, IP firewalls, Layer 7 WAF
  • Python, Bash, PowerShell
  • Flexibility to take rare and occasional on-call duties

OUR OFFER:

  • 25 Days Paid Leave
  • Supplemental Health & Dental Care
  • Competitive Remuneration Package
  • Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts
  • Innovative & Agile Teams
  • Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies
  • Socially Responsible Company
  • Tech & Soft Skills Training
  • Team Bonding Events
  • Fruity Afternoons & Beer Thursdays
  • Excellent Office Location & Facilities
  • A wonderful terrace with a mountain view
  • Relaxing & Gaming Areas
  • Free Biking Parking & Showers