Cloud Engineer (£50K - £60K) / Newcastle, UK

Cloud Engineer (£50K - £60K) / Newcastle, UK

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What we're looking for

Our client is a leading SaaS company HQ’ed in the UK with development centres in UK, Netherlands and France. They are at the forefront of AI/ML driven e-commerce optimisation and count the leading retailers of the world as their clients.

Our client is looking for a Cloud Engineer.

As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you will work with the client’s team leadership to develop and maintain the Cloud SaaS platform, R&D and Ops components for which the team is currently responsible for. You will take part in achieving the client’s vision for cloud platform following infrastructure as code principles and using a modern toolset.

This is a hybrid role at our client’s office in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. You would be expected to be in office 2-3 times per week.

This role does not offer visa sponsorships for overseas candidates to relocate to the UK.

What you will bring

  • Develop cloud platform components following best practices in cloud and micro-services development and deployment
  • Create and maintain automation of infrastructure and continuous integration jobs affected by their work
  • Work towards migrating our services to Kubernetes
  • Strive to achieve the best quality standards for our cloud platform and services we deploy
  • Coach and guide other team members and contribute by knowledge sharing sessions with the immediate and other teams
  • Take part in fulfilling the vision and roadmap of our cloud platform
  • Collaborate with other functional teams

Qualifications and experience

  • Proficient in infrastructure as code development standards, processes and tooling
  • Experience in cloud-based solutions and system administration
  • Good knowledge in at least one relevant programming/scripting language
  • Proven expertise in modern technologies, platforms and frameworks
  • Up to date modern technologies used in cloud platform and micro-services development
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills

What’s in it for you

  • Excellent career opportunities, in our fast-paced, growing organisation - the client will support you in your journey towards your next career move
  • 25 days paid vacation, plus a day off for your birthday
  • Make It Happen Day - a day off to do something meaningful for your personal or professional development, in celebration of one of our key values
  • 2 paid volunteering/charity days per year
  • Amazing office where we value a great working environment
  • Tech and equipment of your choice
  • Loads of communities to join within the company
  • Walk and talks, we encourage fresh air!
  • Regular meet ups and socials
  • Recognition and reward


  • AWS
  • Kubernetes
  • Kafka
  • Jenkins / Gitlab CI / Github
  • Terraform
  • Linux

Interview Process

  1. Q+A cultural fit [30 minutes]
  2. Tech assessment + Review [2 + 1 hours]
  3. Call with Engineering Manager/CTO [optional - 30 mins]

How to Apply

If this is something which resonates with your career growth and development path, do share your CV with us at with subject title - SCE-AWS-278