Cloud Engineer

Location City of London
Discipline: Tech / Dev
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £100K plus benefits
Contact name: isabella

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Job ref: ILS080
Published: 5 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Cloud Engineer – London hybrid working - £95-100K plus bonus & benefits

This leading independent global asset manager is dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. They support individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives.
They are looking for a Cloud Engineer to join the dedicated Cloud Engineering & Support team that is responsible for design, build and operational aspects of hybrid cloud.
You will work across all areas within the IT Department to ensure knowledge transfer and skills adoption and will work with other parts of the Business to meet delivery requirements.

Some of the responsibilities of the Cloud Engineer will be:

  • Provide 1st / 2nd line Operations Support for JHI Cloud applications including membership of the on-call support Rota.

  • Be proactively responsible for ensuring the health of the cloud platform through regular maintenance activities, audit reviews and through the development of continuous improvement goals.

  • Drive the technical design and implementation for Janus Henderson’s hybrid cloud capabilities, including establishing design and engineering patterns.

  • Develop Infrastructure as Code, for use at scale within an Enterprise Environment, to support automated adherence to the patterns using Terraform, Yaml and Azure DevOps Pipelines and Repos.

  • Develop and mature CloudOps capabilities within the team and identify simplification opportunities for operational processes.

  • Identify and promote innovative technologies that provide value as business enablers or create improvements in business process, cost, performance, and sustainability.

  • Provide integration skills and experience to ensure the interoperability of new and existing systems.

Who they’re looking for:

  • Someone with recent hands-on practical experience of running infrastructure resources and platforms within hybrid cloud using Microsoft Azure and will require the skills to collaboratively lead and mentor less-experienced team members through the process. 

  • You will also be familiar with the challenges of implementing Infrastructure-as-Code practices and will have had practical experience of Devops and CD / CI at previous organisations. 

  • You will be broadly familiar with the services and capabilities of the key public cloud providers and be comfortable at consulting with the Business in re-architecting systems to demonstrate the benefits of the cloud platform. 

Essential Technical Skills and Qualifications:

  • Significant and recent experience with Microsoft Azure PaaS & IaaS offerings in both an infrastructure and application context

  • Significant experience as either a Cloud Engineer or Site Reliability Engineer in a global enterprise.

  • Significant development experience of IaC using Terraform.

  • Significant experience with Microsoft identity systems including Active Directory, Azure AD and associated technologies.

  • Significant breadth of experience across business, application and data Architecture Domains.

  • Proven problem management and resolution skills.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services in both an infrastructure and application context (desirable but not mandatory)

  • Experience of working within an Agile framework

This is a hybrid role, working minimum 2 days a week in London offices – usually Tuesday and Thursday.