Cloud Platform Engineer - Azure

Location Ireland
Contact name: Michael Brennan

Contact email:
Job ref: 1190
Published: about 1 year ago
Our client is a global financial services company with offices in Dublin.
The role of Cloud Platform Engineer is an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) development position with the Cloud Engineering team in our Cloud Centre of Excellence. The Cloud Centre of Excellence is 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.
  • Be responsible for code that provisions, configures, automates, monitors, and supports enterprise Cloud services that can be consumed by other development\platform teams
  • Enable enterprise datacentre modernisation\migration initiatives by developing platform and infrastructure as code which supports global business applications and operations. Includes the areas of:
  • Compute
  • Storage
  • Networking
  • Databases and Data
  • 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 team on architectural design and new cloud service implementations utilising industry best practices
  • 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
  • 5+ years’ experience in Azure cloud engineering
  • Have a code-first/automate-everything attitude
  • Experience of managing public/private cloud technologies on Azure in a large-scale enterprise environment.
  • Relevant degree or diploma programme of study.
  • Experience with one or more Infrastructure as Code Languages: Terraform, 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, Go(lang), Rust. 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