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Senior Cloud Engineer

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Our client is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer to join their dynamic Information Services and Delivery Team. This role offers an opportunity to play a key part in shaping the future direction of business applications and technical infrastructure. The successful candidate will be responsible for the advanced design, implementation, and maintenance of cloud solutions within Azure. This role requires expertise in cloud and system architecture, network engineering, security, and automation.

Keywords: Cloud Engineer, Azure, Network Engineering, Security, Automation, Scripting

  • Play a key role in setting the future direction for platforming business applications and technical infrastructure
  • Design, implement, and maintain advanced cloud solutions within the Azure environment
  • Collaborate closely with teams, developers, and business stakeholders to align cloud solutions with organisational goals

What you'll do:
As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you will be at the forefront of designing complex cloud architectures within Azure. Your role will involve deep understanding of advanced networking concepts including hybrid network design, optimisation, troubleshooting as well as high-level security knowledge. You will be proficient in diagnosing tier 3 level issues requiring innovative problem-solving approaches. Your strong skills in automation and scripting will streamline system deployments, updates, and routine maintenance tasks. You will also play a lead role in any Azure cloud migration projects.

  • Lead the design and implementation of advanced Azure cloud solutions, ensuring seamless integration with on-premises infrastructure
  • Act as a primary resource for tier 3 support in ISD, handling complex and high-impact issues that require deep technical expertise
  • Develop and maintain high-level network architectures, ensuring robust connectivity, security, and performance between cloud and on-prem environments
  • Design and implement comprehensive security measures, ensuring the protection of data and compliance with relevant regulations and standards
  • Use advanced troubleshooting techniques to diagnose and resolve complex system and network issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Automate routine and complex tasks to improve efficiency and reliability of cloud and on-premises systems
  • Collaborate closely with ISD teams, developers, and business stakeholders to align cloud solutions with organisational goals and operational requirements
  • Mentor junior ISD engineers and team members, providing guidance and expertise in cloud technologies and best practices

What you bring:
The ideal candidate for the Senior Cloud Engineer role will bring a wealth of experience in cloud engineering. You will have a solid understanding of cloud computing concepts and services, with proficiency in scripting and programming languages. Your strong knowledge of networking concepts and security best practices will be essential in this role. Experience with containerisation and orchestration tools, as well as cloud migration from on-premises infrastructure, is highly desirable. Certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect or Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect would be advantageous.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Proven experience as a Cloud Engineer or similar role (5+ years)
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing concepts and services (AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform)
  • Proficient in scripting and programming languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell or Bash)
  • Experience with containerisation and orchestration tools (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Strong knowledge of networking concepts and security best practices
  • Experience in cloud migration from on-premises infrastructure
  • Certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect or Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect are a plus

What sets this company apart:
Our client is committed to providing a secure environment that leverages the knowledge of the organisation for the benefit of its users. They place great emphasis on setting the future direction for platforming business applications and technical infrastructure. The team uses the software development life cycle (SDLC) to assess, produce and deliver high quality, secure solutions to support regulatory and response operations. This commitment to excellence makes them an employer of choice within their industry.

What's next:
If you're ready to take your career to new heights with an exciting role in cloud engineering, don't hesitate!
Apply today by clicking on the link!

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Infrastructure / Security / Network

Industry: IT

Salary: Flexbile working

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Wellington

Job Reference: 1967720/001

Date posted: 30 April 2024

Consultant: Austin Rice

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