Senior Cloud Engineer

Senior Cloud Engineer

Job Title: Senior Cloud Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: 60000-75000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SS57686
Contact Name: Sam
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 02, 2021 11:39

Job Description

Senior Cloud Engineer

Salary: £60k - £75k + attractive benefits

Location: Edinburgh and hybrid-remote working

The Company

Our client is an industry leading company specialising in animation for the video games & entertainment industry.

They have award winning software & have created an exciting environment where engineers can have a major impact on the direction of the company & a share in its success.

Overview of the role

We are looking for a talented Senior Cloud Engineer to support the development & deployment of the company network platform applications to AWS Public Cloud.

You will have the ability to pick up new technologies quickly & then identify & implement the most relevant ones.

Key Responsibilities

  • Architecting & implementing efficient & reusable services on the AWS stack
  • Designing resilient & operable services
  • Identifying & resolving scalability & performance issues
  • Improving services with latest cloud technologies
  • Contributing to design & architecture discussions
  • Working closely with teams ensure that services scale based on customer demands
  • Code reviews & sharing knowledge
  • Helping to improve CI/CD processes


Essential Skills/Experience

  • 3+ years of cloud implementation experience
  • Provisioning cloud resources using CDK, Sceptre or similar 
  • Strong development experience in Node.js or Python
  • Solid understanding of security best practices in the cloud
  • Strong group-based problem-solving skills & spirit of teamwork
  • Testing experience (Unit, Integration, End-to-End)

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Ideally experienced of the following;
    •  AWS: (EC2, S3, CloudFront, VPC, RDS, ELB, Glacier, Route 53, ECS, CloudWatch, Cognito)
  • You have a thirst for knowledge & are looking to develop your career in a fast-paced start-up.
  • Cloud based Training/Certifications


  • Computer Science Degree or Similar