Cloud Platforms Infrastructure Engineer

About The Role
We are looking 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 requires working closely with application and development groups 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 using the latest methodologies and technologies.

If you have the talent and desire to build innovative solutions come and join our team!
Responsibilities include:
  • Contribute to planning and prioritising of team work activities
  • Continual improvement of the cloud platform services
  • Uphold and improve best practice processes, standards and controls
  • Assist in delivering a proactive support and management capability for our cloud platform
  • Providing timely and professional communication to key management, customers and stakeholders
  • Technical engagements with 3rd parties, vendors and suppliers
  • Contribute to a DevOps culture of collaboration, communication and automation

Operational Responsibilities

  • Your primary responsibility is to deliver, support, maintain and constantly improve cloud platform infrastructure services by following best practices and standards
  • Ensure that the cloud platform meets the performance, availability, security and capacity needs of the business
  • Ensure business service continuity and audit requirements are supported through the use of appropriate systems resilience, redundancy, backup and recovery
  • Establish and maintain appropriate cloud platform monitoring, alerting and reporting solutions
  • Drive continual improvement and efficiency through the automation of cloud platform operations
  • Maintain up to date documentation of cloud platform configuration, processes and procedures
  • Support the migration and delivery of new and existing services onto cloud platforms
About You
You will have gained the following skills/experience:
  • Command line experience with RHEL
  • Basic understanding around MS Windows Servers
  • Proficient knowledge with Active Directory, RBAC,DNS, NTP
  • Exposure towards Infrastructure Management ( Trend AV, Symantec )
  • Scripting with one or more of the following: Java, Perl, Python, Powershell
  • Automating delivery of Infrastructure as Code (IAC)
  • Working with development methodologies; Agile, Scrum
  • Have a DevOps mind-set….automate, automate, automate!
  • Familiarity with collaboration suites i.e. Atlassian product (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence)
  • Packer, Jenkins, Nexus
  • Automating provision of services using Terraform and/or CloudFormation
  • Code Repository Management (e.g. GitHub, Subversion, Bitbucket)
  • Experience with container technologies using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Automating services in AWS, Azure
  • Experience with cloud strategy and architecture
  • Automating configuration management (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
About The Company
About Us

At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 600,000 customers. 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 and our people demonstrate these values:
  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence
What’s on offer

As a Motability Operations Ltd team member you can expect:
  • Competitive salary
  • Private healthcare
  • 15% non-contributory pension
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Life assurance
  • Voluntary benefits such as discounted car hire, roadside recovery membership, travel insurance and gym membership

Unfortunately Motability Operations Ltd is unable to provide visa sponsorship; therefore applicants applying to work with Motability Operations Ltd must be eligible to work in the UK.