Cloud Platform Engineer

Date Posted: 04/10/2023

Location: London

Job Type: Full time

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Cloud Platform Engineer

London – Hybrid (2 days a week in office)

As a Cloud Platform Engineer, you will be key in ensuring our business continues to grow and be instrumental in supporting the principals, technologies and methodologies we require to move us towards an always-on Operation. From early on, you’ll help empower our breakthrough innovations, be given challenging assignments, lead initiatives, and take ownership and responsibility. While we have a Cloud First strategy, we also have a significant on premise estate, so and ideal candidate will have experience and desire to work in both those areas of technology.

We are looking for someone who is eager to use and grow your technological skills during a period of significant planned growth.  Reporting into Cloud Engineering Manager and working with the leads and Technical Operations manager across the operational area as well as other technical leads, you will ensure that new technologies and product suites are delivered  on time, on budget and always with an eye on the in-life capabilities and customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain automation tools, scripts, and processes for cloud-based application deployment, scaling, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

  • Work in collaboration with cross-functional teams to ensure effective communication, implementation, and delivery of cloud-based solutions.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cloud technologies and share knowledge with the team.

  • Assist the Product Owner to create and features for Cloud and on Premise infrastructure

  • Refinement of features alongside Engineering teams and assist with Product Backlog Item and task creation.

  • Help Product Teams estimate workloads during sprint refinement sessions

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in on Premise and cloud infrastructure administration.

  • Infrastructure as Code – Terraform to an advanced level.

  • Microsoft Certification

  • Previous experience working with Cloud based providers (Azure , Google Cloud Platform or AWS)

  • Previous experience of working in a regulated industry (preferably FCA / PRA controlled)

  • Working in an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Experience in current hardware technology in Enterprise systems and Enterprise backup and recovery systems and processes

  • Building resilience across entire technology stacks

  • System monitoring and alerting tools.

  • Excellent communicator able to influence others from a wide variety of business functions.

  • Security orchestration automation and response – Able to automate responses to a variety of events.

  • On Prem Infrastructure Technologies – Hyper-V, AzureStack HCI, Azure Arc

  • On Prem Database Technologies - MS SQL Server \ Clustering \ AlwaysOn

  • Administer access to domains and connectivity of all applications including on premise and the cloud.

  • Build and manage effective relationships with other teams, agreeing inputs and outputs, terms of engagement and boundaries of responsibility.

  • Understand good practice in service provision and customer service

  • Capacity Management and availability stats monitoring via APM (Dynatrace)

Company Benefits

  • A Competitive Salary, Pension Scheme and Life Assurance

  • Along with 25 Days Annual Leave plus an Additional Day on us for your Birthday

  • Private Medical Cover and Income Protection, just in case

  • A generous and highly achievable bonus scheme – paid annually based on individual and company performance against targets

  • Opportunity to progress within your career both in-role and within the company

  • FREE access to the Headspace App, a 24/7 Employee Assistance Helpline and Trained Physical & Mental Health First Aiders (On-Site)

  • A variety of Employee Funded Benefits available to you via our Online Benefits Portal

  • Plus, several additional purchase options available for you and your loved ones

Why Just?

We are committed to building a more sustainable business and have publicly committed to reduce our scope 3 emissions to Net Zero by 2050 and our scope 1 and 2 emissions to Net Zero by 2025. We’ve made good progress so far and encourage our people to make small and meaningful changes in their everyday lives, so that we can protect our planet for future generations.

Diversity, Equity and inclusion (DE&I) is a key priority for Just as part of our overall strategy and ensuring all of our people feel proud to work at Just. We have joined a number of initiatives including the Race at Work Charter, de

signed to improve outcomes for employees from underrepresented backgrounds. We also run a Reciprocal Mentoring scheme for employees from a BAME background, those with a disability and those who identify as LGBTQ+.

There are multiple employee network groups, which champion issues including race, gender, social mobility and neurodiversity.

What’s clear about working at Just is that we care. We care about our customers, our purpose, our environment, inclusivity, wellbeing and most importantly - each other.

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