Job Title: Cloud Engineer

Circa £36,000 – £45,000 salary dependant on skills and experience


Full time / 37 hours a week

Hybrid role, working from Huntingdon or Lincoln

Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role provides you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. Your base location will be in ether Huntingdon or Lincoln, depending on your location.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Azure Cloud Engineer to join our growing team. The Cloud Engineer is accountable for the day to day technical operations of Anglian Water’s Cloud infrastructure including implementation, change, maintenance and optimisation of our digital products.

You will leverage cloud native management tools and techniques to optimise the cloud platform and automate the provisioning, testing and deployment of new and enhanced infrastructure as well as automating and scripting routine operating procedures.

Working with the Service Line Delivery Team, the Cloud Engineer will contribute to the prioritisation and implementation of infrastructure changes and will actively seek opportunities to drive continuous service improvement and efficiencies within the platform.

As a Cloud Engineer you will be part of a Digital Engineering practice though will be deployed into a fast paced, high change and technically complex Service Lines supporting business critical infrastructure and will be expected to collaborate with highly skilled and experienced digital professionals from multiple disciplines and capabilities. The role will be expected to operate within Agile, Product based working practices and will therefore have experience and a good understanding of operating within Agile methodologies such as DevOps, Scrum, LESS and KANBAN.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Implements and configures prioritised infrastructure changes and maintenance routines

  • Uses cloud native infrastructure management tools to determine load and performance statistics and security events and takes necessary action to prevent any impact to service

  • Ensures Products are engineered / maintained to achieve Service Line commitments, integrate with the enterprise toolchain and are capable of providing meaningful automated health and performance metrics

  • Identifies operational issues and contributes to their resolution and prevention

  • Configures tools and / or creates scripts to automate the provisioning, testing and deployment of new and changed infrastructure

  • Maintains operational procedures and checks that they are executed following agreed standards

  • Participate and lead on Community of Practice initiatives to enhance the capabilities maturity, effectiveness and value

As a valued employee, you’ll be entitled to:

  • Full private healthcare with no excess

  • 26 days leave, rising with service + Bank Holidays, with the option to swap Christmas and Easter holidays for those celebrated by your religion

  • A flexible working culture

  • Competitive pension scheme – we double-match your contributions up to 6%

  • Life Assurance at eight times your salary

  • Personal Accident cover – up to 5x your salary

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Lots of great discounts

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle

  • Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell

  • An excellent Family Leave package – to help you support your family

What does it take to be a Cloud Engineer?

  • Experience of configuring and maintaining Cloud a cloud platform and services e.g. Amazon Web Service, Azure (preferred) and Google Cloud Platform

  • Proficient in an Infrastructure coding language (YAML, Python, PowerShell, JSON, BICEP) and tooling (Ansible/Terraform etc)

  • Recognised Microsoft certification or significant experience

  • Understanding of Agile delivery frameworks and methodologies

  • Working Knowledge of Service Management processes, specifically Change, Incident, Event, Configuration and Problem Management

Opportunities are open to all suitably qualified candidates.

Why Anglian Water?

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. What we do really matters. Water is the lifeblood of our world and we’re proud of the difference we make. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do!

If you’re passionate about what you do and would like to make a difference then we’d love to hear from you.

Closing date: 7th June 2023

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