Lead Cloud Engineer

full time


Headline: Lead Cloud Engineer heading up a small team, building complex cloud service capabilities that meet the needs of various teams.
Circa £65k + bonus + private healthcare + pension + travel insurance etc.
Ideal candidate:
Ideally, you’ll be in a Lead role where you’ve been instrumental in moving towards a cloud platform, following agile methods and working under DevOps methodologies. The ability to write clean code in Python to automate processes, having used Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins and various other DevOps tools.

Overview of the role!

I am working with a leading company within their own sector who have won a number of awards and accolades, they have recently made steps to drive efficiency across cross-functional teams by operating under large-scale Cloud environments…

As a Lead Cloud Engineer in Nottingham, you will be the technical-mind of a growing team who will be building, developing, operating and helping shape how this company uses Cloud platforms.

This group is the catalyst for mitigating any problems and driving efficiency across various IT functions, creating a platform which allows development teams to anchor AWS/Azure in a supportable framework and working as part of a larger DevOps team to provide operations support for its Cloud Service accounts.

You will be working with Architects to develop and build cloud services capabilities that meet the needs of the Product Development team, enabling them to build Cloud aware applications. To effectively meet business goals, you will be working under an Agile methodology, prior exposure will be highly advantageous.

As part of the leadership aspect of this role, you will be expected to provide metrics on the stability, reliability and overall performance of the company’s infrastructure.


  • Writing clean code in Python (and/or other object-orientated languages – Java, C#, Ruby etc). Along with this, experience working with Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins and Terraform to automate processes is what they’re looking for.
  • Established under DevOps practices and exposure to automation of software testing, delivery and infrastructure changes.
  • In-depth understanding of either AWS or Azure.
  • An experience Lead who has worked with cross-functional teams working under Agile principles.
  • Proficiency in Windows and Linux systems, databases (relational and NoSQL), networking and servers.


If you feel you’d be a good match for the role, please apply now. If you would like to find out more, please feel free to call me on 0115 784 1333 - Jamal.

Lead Cloud Engineer

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