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  • to £600 per day (Within IR35)
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time

Our government client is currently looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Senior for 6 months contract at £600pd inside IR35. 


Role: Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Senior 

Contract Length: 6 months (chances of extension) 

Location: Remote (occasionally asked to go to Newport maybe once for a workshop) 

IR35: Inside 

Pay Rate to Candidate: £600 per day (umbrella) 


Assignment background: 


Cloud and Enablement Cloud team- deal with requests for cloud engineers within multidisciplinary teams, delivering in sprints. 

Currently a 1 cloud shop on Azure, looking to use the cloud engineers for pad services on Azure through code and devops principals and practises 

Technologies/systems used: Azure 

Azure integration stack- logic and function apps- API management- service bus 

Azure static- 




VMWare Log Insight 




Core day to day duties: • Working in a cross-functional delivery team to utilise cloud technologies effectively. 

• Working collaboratively with other specialist engineers to accelerate delivery. 

• Applying a continuous improvement mindset and exploring innovation opportunities in cloud technologies, using a fail-fast approach. 

• Applying agreed security standards to all work and ensuring required security requirements are achieved. 

• Sharing knowledge and expertise to enable all members of the team to work in an automated, repeatable fashion. 

• Creating and encouraging infrastructure-as-code as part of project delivery. 

• Designing and implementing cloud governance strategies to ensure our cloud estate is effectively managed. 

• Supporting and continual improvement of deployed cloud technologies. 

• Integration of cloud solutions with new or existing logging and monitoring technologies. 

• Provide technical consultancy, expertise and advice to all managers and teams within IT. 

• Drive your own self-development aligned with the organisations’ IT strategy 

• Identify opportunities to develop more efficient business and IT solutions 

• Pro-actively apply HMG IA technical security controls according to ISO 27001 & the Security Policy Framework (SPF) 


Key skills:  

• Experience with cloud providers such as Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud 

• Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code approaches to managing cloud resources specifically Terraform to a high standard 

• Experience of testing in powershark 

• Experience of working within agile teams for rapid delivery 

• Understanding of security in cloud 

• Understanding of appropriate governance for rapid delivery and support on cloud 

• Experience with modern delivery models such as Scrum and Agile 

• Experience of monitoring and logging tools such as Dynatrace, VMWare Log Insight, ELK stack 

• Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift 

• Experience with Microsoft Azure 

• Influencing, both inside an IT department, and across the organisation 

• Understanding of DevOps principles and experience of working in a DevOps environment 

• Experience with CI/CD pipeline automation tools such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins 

• Experience of working in an ITIL environment, including knowledge of ITSM processes 

Strong Lynix skills 

• Understanding of cloud networking and connectivity.

  • Quote ref: 990013/48888

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