AWS Cloud Engineer

Glasgow, Scotland
Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Salary Type

Job Description

AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer is required for a European leader in cloud implementation, application development and managed services working for the Government in Scotland.


Project Details: 

12 Month Contract (extension) 

Inside IR35 

2 x days on site (Bi-weekly)



  • Lead a feature team of infrastructure specialists and engineers ensuring services are integrated, delivered and operated as required.
  • On-going build and maintenance of the Social Security infrastructure environments .
  • The creation of the Social Security Cloud infrastructure, utilising appropriate tools for identifying and correcting complex issues.
  • Planning and scheduling of appropriate cloud infrastructure releases in line with release and change management procedures.
  • Develop the necessary pipelines and tooling to support the Social Security DevOps cloud practices.
  • Maintaining knowledge of this area of the ICT specialism, to suggest enhancements or modernisation where and when applicable. The post holder(s) will also be required to stay informed of developments in other areas of technology which have a bearing on the provision of services for the Social Security Programme and Agency.
  • Defining and managing small scale projects for improving the platform.
  • Act as technical product owners, developing medium-long term strategies for product lines.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance through coaching and mentoring
  • Lead the sharing of knowledge and good practice
  • Staff Management duties


Essential skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, running show-and-tells, disseminating information quickly and making quick technical decisions
  • Deep and broad technical knowledge of AWS (especially RDS, EKS) and Terraform
  • Experience of creating and owning CI/CD build pipelines, automation testing, quality tools
  • BPSS or SC Cleared hugely desired


This is an exciting opportunity for an AWS Engineer working on a for a European Leader in cloud implementation. If you are interested, please apply with your CV.  


Ben Quinn