CloudOps Engineer

  • 240 Blackfriars Rd, London SE1 8NW, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

IIRIS is a platform and suite of products designed to help us know, reach, and build better informed customer connections through insightful data gained through multiple interactions with Informa’s highly specialised communities.

Job Description

Your Role:

The breadth of skills and knowledge needed to support our infrastructure is broad so the ability to quickly come up to speed with new technologies is critical to supporting the business.

With that said, some of the critical skills required on day one would be advanced knowledge of AWS services and automation tools, and other services including but not limited to –

·         EC2

·         RDS

·         S3

·         ALB/NLB

·         VPC

·         Route53 / Other DNS tools

·         Terraform

·         Cloudflare or other CDN technologies

·         SSL

Your Deliverables:

As a CloudOps engineer you will be responsible for managing and maintaining the company infrastructure. You will be at the forefront of our push towards infrastructure as code and will be involved in the design and implementation. You will also be responsible for the smooth running and support and monitoring of existing systems. You will also work with other teams to develop a monitoring and logging strategy for the company.


Your Expertise:

·         Knowledge of the technical capabilities, for all area’s within the remit of this role (AWS, Cloudflare, Terraform)

·         Full understanding of challenges that come with running cloud-based, large, scalable, heavily used, applications

·         Strong reporting skills

·         Hands-On experience on Shell, python scripting

·         Experienced in requirement gathering, environment setup within the cloud (AWS)

·         Proficiency working in Unix/Linux environments, particularly with web-facing system

·         Knowledge of CDN technologies

·         Knowledge of DNS using BIND/Route53/Cloudflare

·         Knowledge of SSL 

·         Experience with ELK, Drupal, AppDynamics/Dynatrace/New-Relic/Datadog desirable

Your Qualities:

·         Team Player

·         Pleasant attitude and high aptitude

·         Flexible

·         Achievement oriented

·         Passionate

·         Problem solver

·         Well Organized

·         Excited about the mission and milestones not titles and hierarchies

·         Nurture an environment of experimentation and learning

·         Creative, analytical thinker

·         Able to manage change

·         Resilient and focused

·         Quick to learn/spot new opportunities

·         Experienced multitasker

·         Tenacious with a strong initiative

·         Proactive in Customer communication and status update to internal and external stakeholders

Additional Information

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law

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