Cloud Engineer - London

  • GBP90000 - GBP100000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Bens
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cititec
  • 25 Jun 18 2018-06-25

My client is building a commodities platform underpinned by Blockchain technology that will improve efficiency, drive industry standardisation and ultimately cause disruption in the commodities markets. They are a uniquely placed start up based in Canary Wharf, London. This position will inevitably grow into becoming a head of the technology area which will provide someone with the perfect opportunity to take a step up!!!!

My client is building a commodities platform underpinned by Blockchain technology that will improve efficiency, drive industry standardisation and ultimately cause disruption in the commodities markets. They are a uniquely placed start up based in Canary Wharf, London. They're looking for a cloud lead to provide guidance and be accountable for all distributed systems. This position will inevitably grow into becoming a head of the technology area which will provide someone with the perfect opportunity to take a step up!!!!

Overview

The engineering lead will be responsible for the infrastructure of the Blockchain platform. They will work closely with the architect, CTO and development partner to design, enable and support the infrastructure underlying the platform, to manage all test and live environments and support the infrastructure needs of the project.

The platform will be deployed both in the cloud and later potentially on premise, and so the cloud infrastructure design and support is a key activity.

The role will be somewhat hands-on, working day to day with the developers and may include development of POC's for the evaluation of ideas and new technologies.

Key Skills and experience

Required:

  • Proven experience in cloud infrastructure design, implementation and support
  • Good knowledge of Distributed computing concepts and applications
  • Experience of designing and deploying in the cloud (AWS/ Azure most usefully)
  • Infrastructure as Code and Automation.
  • Understanding of networking, security and scalability considerations.
  • Hands on configuration skills (in appropriate technologies - Docker, Kubernetes etc)
  • An Innovative mind-set, keeping ahead of technology evolution
  • Experience in building an infrastructure support and maintenance capability, people and tools.
  • Infrastructure architecture
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Blockchain, DLT, understanding of infrastructural implications
  • Understanding of Full stack enterprise Architecture
  • Financial services or Commodities background
  • Experience of working in a multi-party environment
  • ITIL
  • Emerging or present leadership qualities
  • Experience of working in an Agile mode, knowledge of associated tools and approaches