Cloud Engineer

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Leeds, UK



Job description

Does hand cranked infrastructure keep you awake at night?

Did your heart skip a beat when you found Terraform?

Are you tired every tech word being prefixed with Cloud-Then this role might just be for you.

Our Cloud Platform Engineering team are pivotal to the build and expansion of our next generation proprietary Sports and Gaming platform at William Hill.  We are looking for highly motivated and technically skilled individuals with an appetite for continuous learning & development to join our team in either Leeds or Krakow, focussing on reusability, reliability, and automation in everything we do.

As the Cloud Engineer in one of our squads you’ll work as part of an agile team, within the Platform Engineering ecosystem to deliver high-quality technical solutions that leverage cutting edge cloud native technologies, & create re-useable platform products in code that will drive our company ambition and future success. #Kubernetes #Terraform #Istio #AWS

You'll be involved in:

·       Driving our expansion into Amazon Web Services (AWS), through effective DevOps principles, clean Terraform code, Docker/Kubernetes orchestration and automation

·       Workload migration into AWS, along with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

·       Working within an agile engineering squad to advance and improve our operational capabilities and cycle time for feature delivery

·       Engaging and directing ‘Proof of Concept’ or prototyping of applications and solutions

·       Ensuring security, operational and supportability guidelines are factored into the construction of solutions

·       Ensuring quality metrics in product implementation

·       Mentoring junior engineers

What you'll need:

·       Current hands-on experience of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Kubernetes (ideally running Kubernetes for production workloads)A successful track record in Infrastructure as code including management and testing infrastructure deployments

·       Experience in creating reusable cloud architecture and composable terraform modules

·       Experience architecting end to end cloud services for high performance API based applications

·       Hands on programming skills with Infrastructure as code in Terraform

·       Familiarity developing distributed services deployed on local, on premise and cloud-based platforms

·       A working knowledge of configuration management, provisioning and orchestration tools

·       Monitoring / Logging with Prometheus, Grafana, experience with monitoring tools

·       Experience with networking fundamentals, firewalls, load balancers, and across AWS account communication

·       Experience with Istio service mesh is desirable.

William Hill in Leeds

 Right in the middle of the creative heart of the UK sit both of our Leeds offices. Leeds itself is a buzzy, busy place to work and live. A hub for tech, digital and gaming companies – there’s also five universities right on our doorstep. And away from work, we’re in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and of course have got a competitive sports scene with Leeds United and Yorkshire Cricket and Rugby just up the road in Headingly.

 We take the safety and wellbeing of our employees seriously, especially at this challenging time. We have put in place robust Covid19 measures and are supporting our new employees with a smooth remote onboarding and training programme to make you feel welcome and part of our team. We offer our employees the opportunity to work from home up to 80% of the time with 20% of office time built in to ensure we get some face to face collaborative team time -  and the chance for a coffee and a catch up.

Join us #behindthebet