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Cloud Engineer


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

Cloud Engineer  
Location: UK Remote


We are currently looking to hire a Cloud Engineer to join our team here at RS Group. As a Cloud Engineer, you will guide technical implementation on multiple large-scale Agile projects and mentor junior and senior engineers in all areas of cloud and digital engineering.  


What You’ll Be Doing: 

  • Responsible for cloud infrastructure; including system design, build, and secure operations. 

  • Maintain and promote best practices and guidelines for continuous improvement of the cloud infrastructure environment. 

  • Implement and maintain AWS architecture, solutions, and environments in line with the Cloud Architecture Principles and Strategy 

  • Tune Cloud environments for cost and performance optimisation 

  • Design, contribute, and implement secure solutions using auto-scaling 

  • Maintain operational management of cloud environments 

  • Collaborate in the design and implementation of cloud automation and disaster recovery strategies in line with business requirements. 

  • Collaborate with engineering teams on migration efforts of on-premises applications to cloud environment. 


What You’ll Need: 

  • Mid-level Cloud Engineer with experience in software development and mission-critical applications for multi-user systems in heterogeneous environments. 

  • Experience with AWS cloud services & technologies 

  • Strong knowledge of IaC (Terraform/CloudFormation) 

  • Strong knowledge of cloud database management technologies and tools. 

  • Experience of managing Orchestration & Containerisation platforms i.e. Nomad, Kubernetes, OpenShift (AWS ROSA) 

  • Strong understanding of the concepts, technologies, and cost management of cloud technologies. 

  • Understanding of software development best practices, including secure coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations. 

  • Experience working in a DevOps/Agile-focused environment, demonstrating the core principles of collaboration and best-practice 

  • Providing insightful analyses on the efficiency, quality, and economics of Cloud Operations based on empirical data 

  • Contribute to the development of standards and high-level architecture designs 

  • Providing visibility to impediments/risks and support mitigations 


We are RS Group 
RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day. 
Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.   
We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.  


RS Group Brands :RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe. 


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