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Cloud Engineer

Date: 23-Aug-2021

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Location - Remote


QinetiQ have built a cloud-landing zone, providing staff and customers with access to standardised services, security controls, and patterns for adoptions. We’re also looking to expand to Azure and other cloud platforms. There is a huge drive in the company to adopt cloud technology - alongside others that compliment it, such as: Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD of infrastructure and cloud configurations, containerisation, and DevOps generally. We evangelise these technologies internally and to our customers.


About the role:


This is a new opportunity for a Cloud Infrastructure 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 experienced engineer with a strong technical background in server and cloud technologies (Azure). Working under the direction of Senior Engineers and Architects, the candidate will:


  • Proactively work with solution architects and senior engineers to aid in the production of (and/or contributions to) proposal for work (preparation/justification of work programmes/plans/resource estimates)
  • Lead tasks to ensure delivered solution follows defined design process and QinetiQ governance procedures and processes through design reviews
  • Work with the technical management team to identify resources required for the task and provide regular progress updates.
  • Work within small to medium sized teams and direct the tasks of more junior engineers, whilst bringing their experience of cloud technologies into the team and ensuring technical standards.
  • Uphold quality and deliver solutions to budget and time constraints.
  • Ensure delivered solutions are fully documented to a high standard.
  • The candidate must be organized and have exceptional time and personal management
  • Have sound technical knowledge and experience across multiple platforms and technologies


The Fit:


The successful candidate will have:


  • Demonstrable in-depth experience of designing and building Azure cloud solutions
  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of cloud automation tools
  • A sound technical understanding of IT concepts, including networking, IDAM, security etc
  • Experience in deploying and supporting enterprise infrastructure services including directory, messaging, back-up and storage
  • Experience of systems integration, with appreciation of networking requirements for a server infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of MOD or agency standards for security would be desirable.


Above all, a desire to learn new skills and motivation to be at the forefront of cloud related technology is paramount.


Why work for us?


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. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our is 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, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role