DevOps / SRE / Cloud Engineer (Principal) - Architectural Role

London - London

£85,000 - £110,000   10% Bonus + Gen

DevOps / SRE / Cloud Engineer (Principal) - Greenfield - Architectural Role

*100% remote*

This one of those *awesome* opportunities! Our client a global with a footprint in every major continent (15,000 employees) is looking to establish a new Cloud team in the UK to support their platform that their SaaS application will sit on top of that will service their UK customers. You will be working as part of an enterprise business but have the fun culture and feel of building a 'mini start up' inside a mature business.

Local headcount currently is 35 in Ireland and 45 in the UK (remotes sys admins, tech engineers, field engineers, project managers, programme managers and sales) and expanding the UK office - feels like start-up with startup good energy.

You will be joining a team of 3-5 based in the UK and working very closely with the DevOps / SRE Manager. In fact you will be the Manager's 'right hand man' and be the technical subject matter expert (SME) of the team and be involved with the design/architectural decision making processes.

Essentially, our client is migrating their on-prem hardware and software that sits in their client sites onto a new GCP cloud environment that *YOU* will design, architect and build alongside helping lead and mentor the team that will be built under you and your manager. Cool role right?

This is very much a unique position that is 'greenfield' and you will be building out the new technology platform. The public cloud provider that has been selected is going to be the Google Cloud (GCP) eco-system but it will be OK if you have come from an AWS or Azure background, so long as you are happy in architecting, building and supporting the GCP environment in this role. You will have access to utilise DevOps tools that are already in place in the other geographic regions, but importantly not limited to them. If you want to use a new tool, workflow or methodology this is you blank canvass to implement what you think will be best!

Role breakdown:

  • 40% Cloud infrastructure architecture and management
  • 30% design development (coding) and the and support product
  • 20% Reliability
  • 10% Security


  • More technical role - similar to architect but also encompassing the overall SRE/Cloud/DevOps eco-system
  • Designing, High level cloud infrastructure
  • SaaS experience or SRE cloud operations / developer
  • Soft skills in terms of building conversation with different teams, developers, corp IT, Info sec
  • Be the SME in Cloud Ops space
  • Cloud development experience, pure development skills significant in this role (in any language)

Tech Stack:

  • Goggle Cloud Platform (GCP) - if you have experience of AWS or Azure instead, this will be ok
  • DevOps tools and environments such as Jenkins, Git, GitLab, Ansible, Terraform
  • Linux/Windows operating systems and tools.
  • IT infrastructure includes switches, routers, firewalls, VPNs, IDS, IPS, Proxy, etc.
  • Development languages such as Go, C#, Java, JavaScript or similar
  • Scripting languages Python, PowerShell, Bash.
  • Logging services such as StackDriver , ELK, DataDog, Splunk.
  • Monitoring tools like StackDriver, NewRelic, Graphite, Nagios, Zabbix.


  • Remote first company (Office based in North London if you wish to spend time there)
  • Bonus in and around 10% - based on company, business unit and individual
  • Employee 6% company 8%
  • Private health
  • BUPA
  • Reduced rate gym
  • Death in service x4
  • Long term illness cover

APPLY ASAP for success in this role!

DevOps / SRE / Cloud Engineer (Principal) - Greenfield - Architectural Role

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Updated: Tue Nov 16 2021 09:26:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)