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Senior Cloud Engineer

Senior Cloud Engineer
Westbury Partners
2 months 1 week ago

Job Description

  • Build, Enhance, Maintain and Optimize Cloud Infrastructure Solutions.
  • Key skills: AWS, Cisco Networking, DevOps, CI/CD, PowerShell/Python.
  • Positive environment & culture. Career path to Tech Lead, to Management.


Our client is a successful, global trading firm operating in markets across Asia, Europe, and North America, offering excellent technology solutions along with access to the best pricing providers available in the market. The firm offers the ability to trade Forex, CFD, Commodities either manually or automated. They are about to initiate a series of technology project initiatives and require several, senior technologists across multiple tech verticals to drive these projects to fruition.


As the Senior Cloud Engineer, you will take ownership of the organisation’s AWS platform, playing a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud infrastructure solutions on AWS, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security. A key element of this role is to assess the current environment and then generate a plan and roadmap to improve the stability, reliability, and performance of the firm’s hosted, business-critical applications and services. There is a clear career path to ‘Tech Lead’ in the short to mid-term, and a longer-term path to a ‘Head of’ position for the motivated, capable, and ambitious engineers out there.


  • 5 – 8yrs Cloud / DevOps Engineering experience, expertise with the AWS ecosystem.
  • Expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform, EC2, S3, IAM, VPC, and CloudFormation.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools: CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible.
  • Strong DevOps principles and practices, CI/CD pipelines, Config. Management, automation tools.
  • Strong networking principals/protocols: routing/switching, ethernet, (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, VPN, BGP, etc.).
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using any/all: Python, Bash, PowerShell.
  • Project management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to establish / mature Cloud & DevOps engineering ‘best practice’.
  • Polished Communication and Interpersonal skills along with a can-do attitude.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s level degree in computer science, mathematics, or relevant field.
  • AWS certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator.
  • A history of good tenure in your career history (e.g., 2+ years average).
  • Ideal industry experience: betting, banking, payments, financial markets / trading.

This role would be ideal for a senior cloud engineer with AWS hosted systems experience in a high-volume transactional environment e.g. betting, banking, payments, financial markets / trading. Someone with ‘project lead’ experience and/or on the cusp of moving to a tech lead position.

#Cloud Engineering #Amazon Web Services #AWS #DevOps #CI/CD #Active Directory #AD #CloudFormation #Cisco #Networking #Stability #Reliability #Betting #Banking #Trading #Payments

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