Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Senior Cloud Platform Engineer 150 150 TCLRec
Senior Cloud Platform Engineer
Interim Position

QAD 1657/0902

Posted: 9th February 2024 10:47
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  • Pay Rate:

    Competitive Market Rate

  • Hours per Week:

    37 hours per week

  • Anticipated 6 months

  • London
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Role: Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Job Ref: QAD 1657/0902

Pay Rate: Competitive Market Rate

Hours per week: 37 hours per week

Contract Length: Anticipated 6 months

Location: London – hybrid (2-3 days per week on site)

A highly skilled and motivated Senior Cloud Platform Engineer is required to play a crucial role in shaping and optimising the organisation’s cloud environment. You will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining the cloud infrastructure on AWS.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in cloud architecture, networking and security, with hands-on experience in deploying and maintaining scalable, reliable and cost effective solutions on AWS.

Key requirements:

  • Expert skills in IAC (Terraform, Cloudformation) including moving legacy infrastructure into state
  • Strong technical leadership qualities, including the ability to set technical direction and lead complex projects.
  • A DevSecOps mindset.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to and the ability to champion best practices in cloud infrastructure engineering, ensuring the team adheres to industry standards and continuously seeks opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong AWS experience including creating and maintaining VPC’s, security groups, network ACL’s, subnets & nat gateways with a focus on creating private infrastructure with controlled access.
  • Logging, monitoring & alerting from CloudWatch and CloudTrail (including billing as well as application monitoring), Lambda.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills with a strong ability to address complex issues.
  • Demonstrable experience with designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines



  1. Experience with version control systems, especially Git
  2. Familiarity with Docker / Containerisation
  3. Scripting (with python as a bonus)
  4. Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment.

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.


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If you consider yourself to have a disability or if you are a veteran, and you meet the essential criteria for the role, you will be put forward for the ‘Guaranteed Interview’ scheme whereby you will have the opportunity to discuss this role and your suitability with a member of the Sourcing team.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the equivalent PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information.

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  1. 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.
  2. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  3. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document


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