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Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

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    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £39000.00 - £42000.00 per annum

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    Jaydn Harding

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Senior Cloud Engineer - Salary up to £43,000 with potential £4000 Bonus - (2 Days a Month on site)

The Opportunity

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is at the heart of making sure Wales' natural resources are being used sustainably so that future generations can benefit from them.

If you want to put your technical skills to good use and get involved in exciting projects which impact the lives of everyone here in Wales, we want to hear from you!

Offering agile working, flexible working and remote working with generous annual leave allowances, civil service pension, CPD and a wide range of health & wellbeing benefits ensures that Natural Resources Wales remains an employer of choice for job seekers across Wales and beyond.

NRW are passionate about creative a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities. They embrace quality of opportunity irrespective of disability, neurodivergence, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, gender expression and gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, culture, or religion. They put the principles of human rights, equality, fairness, dignity, and respect at the heart of their values.

NRW are committed to equal opportunities and guarantee interviews for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

With over 100 web applications, associated databases and API's, real-time environmental modelling, public alerting and reporting and IOT data collection of over 650 remote locations - interesting and exciting work with purpose is never far away.

Yolk Recruitment is working in partnership with Natural Resources Wales to find them high calibre technical talent from across Wales. We are currently working with them to recruit a Senior Cloud Engineer.

This opportunity is an ideal role for someone with expertise in Azure Cloud. Solid experience of Cloud Engineering in Azure is essential for this role.

While the role will be predominantly focussed on deploying specific applications to Azure and maintaining a strong DevOps pipeline; there will also be a need as a team to support any high level Cloud Support Tickets that the 3rd line support team escalate.

The Role

You will be working on the Deployment of the Flood Warning System into Azure, while ensuring the live service applications are kept well maintained.

  • Deploying mission critical applications to an Azure infrastructure
  • Working with Infrastructure As Code principles in a solid and secure fashion
  • Responding to high level support tickets above the service desk team
  • Ensure the sustained availability and security of live service applications


You will have a really good understanding of Cloud Engineering within Azure - this is essential to the role.

  • Good knowledge and understanding of deployment into Azure
  • Ability to effectively deploy Infrastructure as Code
  • Understanding of how to fix high level support requests or find appropriate solutions
  • An advocate for innovative cloud solutions, with the ability to bring a new viewpoint to the organization


Aside from working on meaningful projects that positively impact the people of Wales, the successful applicant for this Senior Cloud Engineer role will be rewarded with the following:

  • Salary of £43,000
  • Civil service pension scheme
  • Variety of working patterns
  • 28 days annual leave (increasing annually to 33 days)
  • CPD ranging from practical to further and higher education courses
  • Active & sustainable travel benefits such as Cycle to Work and season ticket loans
  • Payment of professional membership fees relevant to your role

Yolk Recruitment is the exclusive recruitment partner to Natural Resources Wales and therefore all applications will be managed by the team at Yolk following NRW's own fair and transparent recruitment process.

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