Closing Date
15 Dec 2023

About The Role

We are looking for a for a passionate, hands-on, Cloud Platforms Engineer to play a key role in the development, support and continual improvement of robust, automated Cloud infrastructure Services. This role (reporting to Technical Delivery Leader) requires working closely with Operations, Development Groups as well as 3rd parties to ensure that the platform continuously supports business needs. This is a great opportunity for someone with the technical aptitude, passion and drive to help support and improve cloud infrastructure services based on the latest trends, using the latest methodologies and technology.

If you have the talent and desire to build innovative solutions, come and join us.

About You

You will have gained the following skills/experience:
Personal Attributes:

General Knowledge & Ability
  • Ability to understand business concepts and requirements.
  • Strong problem resolution skills.
  • Able to handle ambiguity and evolving requirements.
Quality / Continuous Improvement
  • A thorough understanding of the responsibility of solutions delivered and their impact on other areas/systems.
  • Remain knowledgeable of latest technologies.
  • Constantly review processes and procedures to identify areas of improvement and efficiency.
Customer Focus
  • Ability to work with internal customers within the business and understand their requirements and priorities.
  • Awareness of impact changes & solutions have on the customer.
  • Strong, clear, proactive communication and collaboration.
  • Good written, oral, presentation, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical issues effectively to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Open-minded and comfortable questioning the status quo, coming up with new solutions, whilst always being considerate of others' and their views.
Organisation & Planning
  • Disciplined, structured approach & methodology.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and support multiple teams simultaneously while continuing to deliver.
People / Leadership
  • Ability to take both a strategic and hands on approach, pragmatic.
  • Self-motivated & able to work on own initiative and within a team environment.
  • Lead by example, motivating team members with focus on service excellence.
  • A team player; collaborative, supportive and understanding.
Minimum Criteria
  • Hands on with AWS Service ie EC2, SES, S3,R53,KCM,VPC,TGW,ASM, RDS,API, Lambda. Roles and Policies, AWS SFTP
  • Automating AWS services
  • Exposure towards Infrastructure Management and Data Migration
  • Scripting with one or more of the following: Java, Python
  • AWS Identity & Access Management
  • Automating delivery of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) via Terraform and Jenkins
  • Deep understanding of CI/CD pipeline
  • Code Repository Management (e.g. GitHub, Subversion, Bitbucket)
  • Experience around infrastructure deployments and system distributions
  • Architecture experience around enterprise scale applications and distributed systems
  • DB Integrations
  • Has a DevOps mind-set towards Automation
  • Understanding of Security Compliance
Desirable Criteria
  • Familiarity with collaboration suites i.e. Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence)
  • Packer, Jenkins, Nexus
  • Automating provision of services using Cloud Formation
  • Experience with container technologies using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Cloud Best Practices and Architecture
  • Automating configuration management (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt etc)
  • Knowledge around Identity Management, DNS, SAML 2.0
  • AWS Multi Accounts Management (AWS Landing Zone)

About The Company

Motability Operations is a unique organisation, virtually one of a kind. We combine a strong sense of purpose with a real commercial edge to ensure we provide the best possible worry-free mobility solutions to over 700,000 customers and their families across the UK. Customers exchange their higher rate mobility allowance to lease a range of affordable vehicles (cars, wheelchair accessible vehicles, scooters, and powered wheelchairs) with insurance, maintenance and breakdown assistance included. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and work with a network of around 5,000 car dealers and all the major manufacturers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They represent ambition, and we look for our people to live and breathe them every day:


  • We find solutions
  • We drive change
  • We care

We operate hybrid working across the organisation where we split our time between working on-site at our offices, and at home, remotely within the UK. We believe hybrid working achieves a good work/life balance for our colleagues, allowing us to connect with each other, collaborate on important work, and perform together to deliver for our customers.  It allows us to have the flexibility to work remotely up to 2-days per week whilst also using the great office spaces we have available.

As a Motability Operations team member, the benefits you can expect are:

  • Competitive reward package including an annual discretionary bonus
  • 15% non-contributory pension (9% non-contributory pension during probation period)
  • 28 days annual leave with option to purchase and sell days
  • Free fresh fruit and snacks in the office
  • 1 day for volunteering
  • Funded Private Medical Insurance cover
  • Electric/Hybrid Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life assurance at 4 times your basic salary to give you a peace of mind that your loved ones will receive some financial help
  • Funded health screening for over 50s
  • Voluntary benefits: charitable giving, critical illness insurance, dental insurance, health and cancer screenings for you and your partner, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans
  • Employee Discount Scheme with an app to save on the go
  • Free access to healthcare apps such as Peppy, Unmind, Aviva Digital GP and volunteering app on Hand for all employees
  • Generous family leave policies

At Motability Operations, we believe in building a diverse workforce, where our people are empowered to attend work as their true selves, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.  We want to sustain a culture that nurtures, where employees are free to flourish and where they’re rewarded equally, regardless of race, nationality or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and as such, all our offices provide first rate disability access. With our hybrid working environment, we do our best to accommodate part-time and flexible working requests where possible, building on our culture of trust, empowerment, and flexibility.

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