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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Posted: 10 May 2019 Closes: 9 Jul 2019
West End, London Up to GBP62000 per annum
Permanent & Full-time 480BR_1557487676

We're looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our evolving and ambitious team at Wellcome. You'll work with architects and engineers to make a direct contribution towards Wellcome's mission of improving human health for everyone.


The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for support & implementation activities across a broad range of environments. This comprises both Cloud (AWS & Azure) and on-premise estates supporting domain services, storage, servers, networks and data centers.

As a Cloud SME you will support design through to delivery, forming and supporting the requirements as part of Wellcome's Digital Transformation. You will conduct adequate assessments across risk, cost & operations. This will also involve supporting security and remediation activities.

Additional info

In this role you will be:

  • Maintaining, provisioning and operating Wellcome's Cloud Infrastructure in AWS & Azure.
  • Responding on significant events or incidents through informed, assertive corrective actions (e.g. a modification, restriction or complete removal of resources or services available).
  • Reviewing and managing system & device patches, upgrades and fixes leveraging version control tools where pertinent.
  • Provide guidance & support where necessary for migration to Cloud activities such as build, test or deploy.
  • Contributing to the execution of IT Disaster Recovery plans when IT and/or business disruptions occur.
  • Actively contribute as part of a cross-skilled team, sharing knowledge of Cloud technologies, whilst evolving practical skills in Networking and on-premise technologies.

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Experience & Skills

To be successful you will have:

  • Extensive practical and demonstrable experience in Cloud Technologies & IaaS (preferably AWS and/or Azure).
  • Demonstrable experience of Infrastructure as a Code tools (e.g. TerraForm or CloudFormation).
  • Practical understanding of Cloud architecture concepts, e.g. scaling, performance, security, integration & costs.
  • Practical experience of on-premise to Cloud migrations.
  • Proficient in one or more scripting languages (e.g. JSON, Python, Bash, PowerShell, Ruby)
  • Demonstrable understanding of full-stack infrastructure:

- Infrastructure cloud (IaaS) services
- Operating systems (Windows, Linux, Apple IOS)
- Virtualisation & Hypervisors
- Storage and encryption
- IP and virtual networks

Education & Qualifications

  • AWS Associate level or Azure Stack Operator
  • Practical familiarity with ITIL V3
  • Educated to Bachelor degree level or relevant professional qualification

A person that would do really well here is a person that is willing to pick up things and work closely with teams such as the network team and exchange in knowledge sharing whilst always being collaborative.

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