Cloud Platform Engineer

Location Ireland
Contact name: Michael Brennan

Contact email:
Job ref: 1217
Published: 7 months ago

Our client is a global financial services client.


The role of Cloud Platform Engineer is an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) development position with the Cloud Engineering team. They are a cross-functional team responsible for developing and managing the cloud strategy, governance, and best practices that the rest of the organization can leverage to transform the business using the cloud.  
In this role, you join a team of highly skilled Platform Engineers responsible for the end-to-end ownership and automated delivery of public cloud services. The Cloud Platform Engineer will be responsible for enabling and maximizing our ability to exploit cloud for business benefits through IaC, while ensuring customer satisfaction, cost effectiveness, operational integrity, and adherence to relevant industry best practices. You will be provided with guidance and training to facilitate your development within this role. 

  • Be responsible for code that provisions, configures, automates, monitors, and supports enterprise Cloud services that can be consumed by other development\platform teams.
  • Assist in the development of processes and practices to support migration of workloads to public cloud. 
  • Through automation, enforce continuous compliance to industry operation and security standards. 
  • Develop code to support the safe orchestration and release of infrastructure, applications, and Workloads to Cloud environments.  
  • Work with the Cloud Architect to support architectural design and new cloud service implementations utilising industry best practices.  
  • Provide out of hours on-call support for production and development environments as an escalation point.  
  • Follow best practice around code management, such as source control, pull requests, artefacts, and deployment packages.  
  • Work to agile principles of Epics, Stories, Sprints to deliver code at the right time as guided by the Product Owner and Engineering Manager  
  • Use best practice for modern software delivery technique, such as Test-Driven Development, Domain Driven Design, Unit Testing, Pair Programming, QA Automation, and testing.  
  • Participate in development of security logging, monitoring, and alert triage.  
  • Participate in security incident response and investigation as needed.

  • 5+ years’ experience in cloud engineering
  • Experience of managing public/private cloud technologies in a large-scale enterprise environment. 
  • Relevant degree or diploma programme of study. 
  • Experience with one or more Infrastructure as Code Languages: Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM, Ansible, Chef, Puppet. Terraform is preferred.
  • Experience writing code in at least one of the following languages: Java, .NET, Node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby. Python is preferred.
  • Experience of working to DevOps principles and in an Agile environment. 
  • Familiarity with version control platforms e.g. Git, Perforce, SVN, TFVC. Git is preferred.
  • Troubleshooting experience in virtual/ cloud infrastructures 
  • Proven experience of working within supplier-led service delivery models 
  • Proven ability to succeed in collaborative work environments using Agile/Scrum methodologies. 

The Rewards:

As a reward for your commitment to this role you will receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.


Please contact Michael Brennan at Software Placements on +353 (0)1 525 4641 or email your C.V in Word/pdf format to