Cloud Infrastructure Engineer | Oak Engage
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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Hybrid/Newcastle upon Tyne, UK  ·  Engineering  ·  Full time

Description

We’re Oak Engage and it’s our mission to make communication simple. We believe there is a better way to use technology to engage employees, cut through the noise and inspire action that puts people at the heart of organisations.

At Oak we pride ourselves on hiring great people and providing an amazing workplace culture for everyone. We know how important it is that you feel trusted, encouraged and supported throughout your career. That's why at Oak we place a huge emphasis on people, making sure that you, as an employee are given everything you need to thrive in your new role. From growth and development, to making sure that your voice, ideas and opinions are heard - we value our staff as individuals and recognise all contributions as a critical element to our wider success.

Position overview

Join our dynamic team as a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, where you'll play a pivotal role in optimising our cloud infrastructure and deployments. Leveraging your prior infrastructure experience, you'll work with cutting-edge technologies, particularly Microsoft Azure, to support thousands of daily users across key systems. We're seeking individuals with a solid foundation in scripting and automation languages like PowerShell, YAML, and C#, coupled with a strong understanding of networking, security, and system administration principles. As part of our collaborative environment, you'll troubleshoot processes, engage with cross-functional teams, and continuously enhance your skills through training and certifications. If you thrive in a fast-paced setting and are ready to contribute to our evolving DevOps landscape, apply now and join us on our journey of innovation and growth.

Key responsibilities

  • Join a growing DevOps department working with modern cloud technologies
  • Monitor the performance of several key systems supporting thousands of daily users
  • Manage cloud infrastructure and deployments
  • Identify issues and troubleshoot processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support client workflows
  • Join the on-call support rotation, with compensation
  • Improve your skills and stay current with industry best practices and emerging technologies through training and certifications

Requirements

  • Experience with cloud platforms, Microsoft Azure preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, or a related field is preferred but not required
  • Understanding of CI/CD processes preferred
  • Awareness in scripting and automation languages such as PowerShell, YAML, C#
  • Solid understanding of networking, security, and system administration principles
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code concepts and tools
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits

  • Hybrid working (up to 2 days at home)
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • 25 days holiday plus:
    • Oak bank holidays
    • Discretionary days allowance
    • Christmas closure (work permitting) between Christmas and New Year
  • Pension and life insurance
  • Health insurance & Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Engaging social events
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Gym membership contribution

Equality and Diversity Statement

At Oak Engage we are dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all individuals are valued and respected. We embrace applications from candidates of any background, irrespective of race, colour, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We believe that diverse perspectives enrich our organisation, enabling us to thrive. Our commitment extends beyond recruitment, as we actively promote equal opportunities, fair treatment, and a culture of respect for all employees. Join us in creating a workplace that celebrates diversity and fosters inclusion.