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SharpCloud Career Cloud DevOps Engineer

About SharpCloud

SharpCloud is visual business alignment software helping companies to visualize key information to become more agile and deliver strategic goals. As an interactive data visualization platform, SharpCloud enables teams to plan, visualize and communicate strategy across business silos and transforms static information into engaging, dynamic visual stories, providing valuable insight for leadership teams to make smarter, more informed decisions.

Designed for decision-makers, the SharpCloud platform empowers you to view interdependencies, filter out the noise and prepare you with new insights before you take action, helping to visualize your business as a whole and keep activities and strategy aligned. 


The opportunity:

Are you looking to make your mark in a fun, inclusive and scaling organization? Are you ready to develop your own skills and share those with others alongside you?

We are looking for brilliant engineers who bring fresh and exciting ideas from across technology and want to bring them to life with us and our clients. You don’t need to be a rockstar, or a ninja – we are looking for someone who is really good at what they do and nice to boot.


The role:

This is a hybrid role requiring a range of skills. Working with our existing team you will provide additional support and knowledge in 3 key areas of our software business.

1. DevOps

2. Infrastructure

3. Product Support

We welcome applications from experienced Cloud and DevOps Engineers to this role, but please don’t be put off applying if you are at the beginning of your Devops Engineer journey. The right attitude to learning and support is important. 

The DevOps process involves supporting both the development team with product design and continuous delivery, as well as more controlled rollout of live updates to both cloud and on-prem customers. We deploy our cloud apps to MS Azure via DevOps and provide on-prem build for secure environments in both Windows and Linux.

The infrastructure role requires managing all of the company physical, virtual and BYOD devices and software (E.g. MSOffice, Jira, HubSpot) to CyberEssentials standards. With users in remote locations, an extensive array of VMs and firewalls must also be managed and maintained.

The Cloud DevOps Engineer must have a strong background in complex troubleshooting across a range of technologies. You will be involved in supporting and deploying software in both cloud and highly secured on-prem environments. Some of the troubleshooting and support will require detailed product knowledge and the ability to write and execute custom SQL.


Your Technical Knowledge:

The successful candidates will ideally have a sound understanding of as many of the below as possible:

· Cloud technologies (Azure) (PaaS and IaaS)

· DevOps Technologies e.g. MS DevOps

· Infrastructure and virtualisation (Office365 ,Windows and/or Mac OS, Windows Servers, Linux)

· RDBMS with experience / knowledge of Azure SQL / SQL server

· Programming / scripting with PowerShell (or any similar language)

· Infosec / Security Compliance (e.g. InTune)

· Any interest or experience in Data Analytics / Big Data would be beneficial. 

Key Skills: Azure, DevOps, Cloud Engineering, Powershell, Windows Servers, Azure SQL / SQL server, troubleshooting, analyst, analysis, application support, software troubleshooting, T-SQL, Data Analysis, Big Data, EUC, Desktop Virtualisation.

Above all, the cloud engineer will be a keen technologist with a hunger to learn new skills and develop their career.

Please note Security Clearance will be required and so candidates must meet the criteria to obtain Clearance (ideally having a UK passport / Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK and no criminal record).


You and your ways of working:

The business believes in empowering engineers to solve technical challenges, you will enjoy working with autonomy, cutting-edge technology, and talented teams.

We'll support you and your development and we'd love you to already be able to:

  • Show us how you’ve worked in scale ups before

  • Demonstrate strong foundations in coding principles, be able to understand, create low-level algorithms and solve complex problems efficiently

  • Work as part of a team developing web applications within agile methodology

  • Keep up with the latest technology innovations in media, cloud and software development

  • Effectively use tools and ingenuity to identify and fix defects before they become a problem

  • Collaborate on and contribute to architectural plans

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met to the highest standard

  • Our teams support each other to be excellent. You will offer experienced knowledge to cross skill & support fellow team members.

  • We have a distributed and hybrid team structure with remote working and an office base in London.


Interview Process:

  • Minimum 2 stage interview process
  • Technical interview - Show us what you know and how you work
  • Management interview - Share with us how you'd work with us and our challenges


Why work for us?​

  • We offer a dynamic and exciting work environment that has been experiencing tremendous growth for the last few years.

  • Competitive salary.

  • A high level of responsibility and autonomy within the team.

  • The business is global, with international customers and partners, with offices in London and the US.

  • Flexible working policy.

  • Great agile culture and atmosphere

  • Regular social events and lunch provided at least once a week

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