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Cloud Engineer

Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted on 23rd August 2019
Salary/Rate Up to £500 per day
Job type Contract
Our Ref CE240519

About this job
Bright Purple currently has exciting opportunities for experienced Cloud Developers based in Edinburgh.
Our client is one of the leading financial services employers in the region and they are looking for Cloud Developers on a contract basis. The successful candidates will sit in the company's Software Engineering and General Insurance Systems Engineering teams.
The company is looking for experienced Cloud Engineers who can use their initiative and help automate and improve the build, run and change cycle to their AWS based environment as well as integrate key control mechanisms and complex audit and security requirements.

Key Skills

Enthusiasm and initiative in embedding a DevOps mind-set into ways of working, implementing automation and tightening feedback loops
Strong systems administration background predominantly Linux based with some Windows.
Experienced in supporting Java based workloads
Passion and experience in scripting the above using bash and/or PowerShell as well as python and groovy for Jenkins pipelines
Proven hands-on experience of AWS. Certification would be beneficial however not essential
Strong understanding of production scale multi-tiered systems architecture and service management principles
Knowledge of Git version control and management of multiple code streams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to engage technical and business stakeholders at all levels, as well as strong technical documentation skills

There's no question that the roles offer big challenges and demands the skillset to match. But for experienced IT professionals with a detailed expertise and technical know-how, the company offers a wide range of rewards.

If you are interested in the role please send your CV to

For further details, contact James Taylor on 0131 473 7044 or e-mail