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Associate Cloud Engineer

Date: 17-Mar-2023

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

About the role

We are currently recruiting for an Associate Azure Engineer or Associate Cloud Engineer to initially work as part of a team on a reasonably long-term project next couple of years, operations side designs, changes to the system before moving into the cloud engineering  team delivering other projects. The ideal candidate will be have worked on azure infrastructure, with experience with infrastructure coding and a background in IT engineering.


What do I need?

You’ll need experience in some of the following areas would be desirable, but not essential.

  • Demonstrable designing and building experience with Azure cloud infrastructure and solutions
  • Demonstrable use of Infrastructure-as-Code using Terraform
  • Knowledge of Citrix VDI / Citrix Cloud
  • Working within Agile projects
  • Knowledge of MOD Cloud is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of MOD or agency standards for security is desirable but not essential.


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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What will I be doing?

Using your project management and design experience, PGA Engineers will implement complex system algorithms and interface in Model Based Environments across a wide range of high-tech projects.

You will be responsible for:

  • This is a new opportunity for an Azure Cloud Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals delivering new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment.
  • This role is suitable for an engineer with a good technical background in Azure cloud technologies
  • Working under the direction of Technical Leads and Architects, the candidate will work on packages assigned to them by the project team.
  • The applicant shall have sound technical knowledge with some experience across other platforms and technologies


Why join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.  

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more. 

About QinetiQ

As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.