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Cloud Specialist

Job Title: Cloud Specialist
Location: Cheltenham
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 422780, 149981
Job Published: February 23, 2021 12:21

Job Description

Job Description

As a Cloud Specialist you'll be working within a fast paced, constantly evolving team, that deliver world class secure solutions that make a real difference to our customers. You'll be leading the design and delivery of our cloud based solutions by setting their technical direction, working directly with our customers and be deeply hands on in their implementation.

In addition you'll have a key role in the development of our department's cloud strategy, how it will be implemented, what technology we use and defining our ways of working.

As a line manager you'll be developing more junior members of the team, using your own cloud and professional experience to drive their ongoing professional development.

You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Working directly with our customers to understand their requirements and evaluating the applicability of cloud to the problem space.

  • Providing the technical direction for the build and delivery of world class secure cloud based solutions, through the creation of high and low level designs.

  • Be hands on in the build and development of cloud based solutions.

  • Translating architectural designs into infrastructure-as-code defined solutions.

  • Working with support teams to enable management and monitoring of cloud based systems

  • Ensuring compliance of cloud systems with security policies and regulatory requirements

  • Acting as a cloud subject matter expert and evangelist, leading organisational cloud adoption strategies and embedding best practice approaches.

  • Line Managing a team of more junior cloud architects and developers, with responsibility for assigning tasks and their own going professional development.

Candidate Description

Due to the sensitive nature of our work, you will be required to gain and maintain high level government security clearance and be willing to undergo the initial enhanced screening. All job offers are conditional on these requirements. You will need to have UK residency for 9 out of the last 10 years and be a UK national. At least one of your parents is also required to be either a British citizen or hold citizenship/nationality.

  • Experience in internal and external stakeholder management and engagement

  • Experience in line managing a development team, and being responsible for their own going professional development.

  • Understanding of, and adherence to the AWS Well Architected Framework

  • Understanding of the AWS Global Infrastructure and Availability Zones

  • Experience using AWS VPC, Subnets, Routing, Gateways, Peering and VPNs to design robust cloud network architectures

  • Experience with network ACLs, Security Groups and associated controls to limit network access to cloud resources

  • Use of IAM roles and policies to limit access to resources, or grant temporary access to another AWS service or account

  • Use of CloudWatch and other AWS and 3rd party security services to design bespoke monitoring and alerting solutions for cloud deployments

  • Designing architectures based on container based platforms (e.g. ECS, EKS, Fargate, OpenShift)

  • Writing infrastructure-as-code (particularly Terraform) to define cloud systems.

  • Communicating complex cloud architectures to a range of technical and non-technical audiences

  • Automating AWS workflows based on trigger events (e.g. S3 event triggering Lambda function)

  • A desire to continually update, enhance and validate cloud skills, (ideally with a view to pursuing ongoing multi-vendor certification.

  • Certification in AWS is desirable, but practical AWS experience is more important.

Employer Description

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT

How to Apply

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