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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    10 June 2023

  • Start date:


Cloud Engineer - £550 per day inside ir35 - 12 months (extension likely) - Central London (mostly onsite)- DV cleared project - one stage interview - Sector: Defence / Technology

Yolk Recruitment are looking for a cloud engineer to work with a cutting-edge technology institution working on key projects for global security.

We are looking for a cloud engineer with experience of hands-on delivery in AWS to help mature our cloud systems.


  • Develop and stabilise the existing technical build and release process for AWS services (Cxx deployment, parameter store/config management, dependency resolution)
  • Implement service monitoring, aligning with wider best practice and collaborating with the Monitoring lead.
  • Implement security best practice and any pen testing remediations.
  • Work with the data flow and acquisition engineers to provision hardened and tested cloud endpoints.
  • Contribute to hardening the existing test framework.

The team is currently formed of software developers who have upskilled in AWS cloud. Though the team are knowledgeable, you will be expected to guide and provide best practices on AWS as the dedicated cloud engineer.

Core Skills:

  • AWS Cloud design and development
  • Hold a current DV security clearance.
  • 3+ years practical experience in AWS cloud development
  • AWS infrastructure
  • CDK deployments and best practices
  • Lead technical discussions on AWS systems.
  • Shares own designs and concepts with wider team, proactively knowledge-shares.

Desirable Skills:

  • AWS Security best practices
  • AWS monitoring
  • BDD testing
  • Concourse
  • CI/CD best practices
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