Lead Cloud Engineer

Lead Cloud Engineer

Reigate, UK
Salary: £Competitive

The Role

Jellyfish is looking for a Lead Cloud Engineer to work in one of our UK Offices.  The candidate will be positioned within the rapidly growing cloud engineering and operations team to work on maintaining and scaling our web application servers and the services they run. The role involves managing various cloud platforms across the 3 big providers (GCP, AWS and Azure).

 

The candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing scalable cloud solutions utilising services such as AWS EC2, AWS EKS, GCP GKE and Azure App Service.

 

Jellyfish is a diverse digital marketing agency which means you’ll work on a range of environments from public cloud technologies to on-premise clusters.

 

Like the sound of us? And are you someone who can bring fresh ideas, fizzing energy and a hands-on can-do attitude to where we work (and how we work?)

Responsibilities

  • Act as an escalation point for junior/mid-weight engineers
  • Review and oversee platform enhancements
  • Propose high performing cloud solutions from clients requirements
  • Provide time estimates and costing for cloud proposals
  • Manage the infrastructure for various large high traffic websites for our clients across multiple cloud vendors globally
  • Maintain end-to-end security ensuring best practices are always implemented
  • Provision and maintain all servers using configuration management tools
  • Utilise IaaC best practices for cloud deployments using Terraform
  • Work closely with the in-house web developers to help share knowledge and improve quality of practices and ensure a smooth integration
  • Taking ownerships of projects gaining a personal satisfaction in achieving high uptime environments
  • Perform effectively to tight deadlines, work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment trying to always achieve new goals
  • Communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff and the business
  • Propose new technologies to make sure Jellyfish are always evolving to reach new highs

Experience Required

  • Understanding of  microservice architecture
  • Understanding of performance enhancement technologies ( CDN, Caching, etc )
  • Practical experience with a  public cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Practical experience with auto scaling technologies
  • Practical experience  of a container orchestration technology (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, AWS ECS)
  • Proficient in a  IaaC technology (Terraform, Cloudformation, Cloud Deploy)
  • Excellent knowledge of Web technologies ( LAMP & LEMP )
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux command line
  • Understanding of content management systems ( WordPress, Drupal, Magento )
  • Understanding of ecommerce platforms ( Magento, Prestashop )
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