Cloud Optimisation Engineer – Digital

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Cloud Optimisation Engineer - Digital
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00065841

Posted: 24th January 2023 14:19
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £570 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • London
What's involved with this role:

Interim Cloud Optimisation Engineer   -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00065841

Pay Rate: Up to £570 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Non Negotiable, Offices are London, Manchester, Bristol – 2 days per week.


A Cloud Optimisation Engineer is needed on a contract basis for approximately 6 months.

You will support a Central Digital and Data Office which leads the digital, data and technology (DDaT) function, for a government team.

Existing security clearance is not a prerequisite but will always help

What you’ll do:

  • Help establish best practices and basic cloud environment hygiene principles to ensure that government is optimising its cloud estate effectively and coherently
  • Work with government departments to ensure that they are adopting best practices and principles
  • Work closely with the DevOps engineer responsible for FinOps processes to ensure coherence and consistency across optimisation in operational
    processes and reporting
  • Understand and consider the impact of sustainability in technology decisions
  • Stay up to date with the latest roadmap and technologies being developed by governments key cloud and hosting providers


Who you are:

  • Demonstrable experience optimising cloud native architectures
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and implementing tooling for Cloud optimisation
  • Experience in operating and managing cloud capabilities at an Enterprise level.
  • Demonstrable experience working with traditional 3-tier (and similar) application and monolithic architectures
  • Strong understanding of the 7 R’s of cloud migration
  • Understanding of common cloud Error, Logging, Monitoring and Alerting (ELMA) tools
  • While you are not likely to be expected to write code, being able to read and understand its intent would be desirable. Such languages might include python and powershell, but also declarative language commonly used for cloud deployment templates such as JSON
  • The ability to influence both technical and commercial colleagues
  • Direct experience in FinOps – Led an optimisation team
  • Experience with the Tooling Sets
  • Azure & AWS – Experience

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Cloud Optimisation Engineer - Digital
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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