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Senior Cloud Engineer - DV Cleared

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Fraser Richings

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    08 June 2024

Yolk Recruitment Ltd are working with one of the world's leading defence contractors for the recruitment of a security cleared Senior Cloud Engineer to join their offices in central Cheltenham

Senior Cloud Engineer - Permanent - Salary up to £75,000pa - Cheltenham - DV Clearance Pre-requisite

As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you play a pivotal role in designing, developing and maintaining the critical cloud infrastructure that powers their services. You will be self-driven and organised with a passion for building elegant and stable solutions. You will have the chance to work on a variety of exciting projects with complex challenges within a unique space. You will be at the forefront of delivering core solutions that have real world impact.

Their UK Cyber & Intelligence business combines modern software development approaches with a rich heritage and experience in the Defence and security sectors. Their customers have complex and sensitive data and information requirements requiring a mission partner who quickly understands the context, delivering and sustaining a portfolio of challenging technology projects at scale and pace, supporting them through an ambitious digital transformation programme.

"My purpose is to lead a team of engineers, rise to the challenges presented, push the boundaries and define possible together." - Engineering Authority.


  • Design & develop robust and scalable cloud solutions following AWS best practices for efficiency and security.
  • Get involved in the entire development lifecycle from requirements gathering to design, implementation, test and deployment.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams including software development and product management.
  • Mentor and guide junior developers contributing to the overall team's growth.


We can offer you a range of flexible, hybrid and remote working options to suit you, including optional compressed working schedule with every other Friday off. The benefits including private health care, career development opportunities and performance bonuses.

We are looking for:

  • 2+ years as a Cloud Engineer with a strong focus on cloud based development in AWS (Azure and/or GCP is a plus).
  • Proven experience in designing, developing & deploying scalable cloud solutions.
  • Familiarity with core Infrastructure technologies on AWS as well as some common third party solutions (AWS CDK, Cloud Formation, Lambda, Docker, Terraform).
  • Excellent communication, collaboration & problem solving skills, ideally with some experience in agile ways of working.

Security clearance:

Due to the nature of our projects, you must be British for this clearance type.

You must already hold the highest level of UK Government security clearance.

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