Vacancy: Cloud Engineer

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POWWR is the market leading platform provider to the energy and utilities sector. Due to ongoing business expansion, we are currently seeking a Cloud Engineer to execute and design our cloud strategy and roadmap.

Application close: 30/10/2020

Contract type: Permanent

Contract hours: Full-Time (40 hours per week)

Salary: Competitive – based on experience (and benefits)

Reporting to: Director of Engineering

Location: Currently home-based, but office based when appropriate (Connecticut, USA)

Key tasks: 

  • Establish network architecture and standards for cloud networking
  • Manage the automation and provisioning of environments in MS Azure and other platforms for our product range
  • Lead the design, implementation, and maintenance of automated pipelines for all our DevOps activities using Azure DevOps
  • Manage the build and deployment of software artifacts to all environments with a defined and documented release process
  • Specify and deploy appropriate management tools to monitor the health of software artifacts
  • Participate in development sprints in agile release environment, as required.
  • Lead innovation activity within cloud infrastructure, cybersecurity and participate in wider innovation forums as appropriate.
  • Provision of infrastructure for SQL databases, web app, API, storage account, function, data warehouse etc.
  • Ensure adherence to client standards, policies and quality compliance, enterprise metadata definition
  • Design the data migration routines
  • Design and develop Security control measures
  • Automate routine operational tasks or other maintenance actions.
  • Provide support for cloud services and workflows
  • Migrate on-premise, private cloud resources (Iaas) to MS Azure (Pass)
  • Work with Customer Success team closely to ensure that any customer issues are handled in a timely fashion
  • Facilitate collaboration and sharing of skills with other engineers, product owners, designers, testers, and business units to overcome challenges, increase product quality, and optimize workflows.

Technical skills required:

  • Subject Matter Expert in Azure cloud, including professional network experience designing and operating solutions built on Azure at an enterprise scale
  • Cloud and Automation experience in Azure and automation tools such as Azure DevOps, Octopus Deploy
  • Architecture Design, implementation, and support of highly distributed setups (ensure high availability and reliability)
  • Experience in migrating on-premises, private cloud resources (Iaas) to MS Azure (Paas)
  • Strong understanding of cloud, automation, and infrastructure
  • Strong troubleshooting skills for Cloud and Automation
  • Experience in successfully deploying Cloud within an Enterprise Environment
  • Experience in successfully deploying Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Experience with versioning tools such as GIT and Azure DevOps
  • Experienced in scripting and coding a must
Key skills required:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in developing cloud-based software, services, and solutions
  • Strong understanding of multi-tenant solutions/concepts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
If you wish to apply for this role, please email your CV to

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