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Cloud Platform Automation Engineer

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Your role

 

The role of Cloud Platform Automation 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.  

In this role, you join a team of highly skilled Platform Automation Engineers responsible for the end-to-end ownership and automated delivery of public cloud services. The Cloud Platform Automation Engineer will be responsible for enabling and maximizing our ability to exploit cloud for business benefits through IaC, while ensuring customer satisfaction, cost effectiveness, operational integrity, and adherence to relevant industry best practices. You will be provided with guidance and training to facilitate your development within this role. 

 

As a Cloud Platform Automation Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve:

 

  • 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 Cloud Architect to support 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  

 

Your Skills and Experience

 

As a Cloud Platform Automation Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

 

  • 3+years’ experience in cloud engineering
  • Experience of managing public/private cloud technologies in a large-scale enterprise environment. 
  • Relevant degree or diploma programme of study. 
  • Experience with one or more Infrastructure as Code Languages: Terraform, CloudFormation, 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. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

 

  • 7+years’ experience in cloud engineering
  • Expert level knowledge of Azure or AWS with associated certifications.
  • Proficient in the automation of repeatable tasks using appropriate scripting. 
  • Experience in automated testing supporting operational readiness checks. 

 

Additional Information

 

As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

 

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts

 

This role may require occasional travel (within Europe typically).

 

Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English by clicking on the button “Apply online”.

 

Who we are

 

Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.

  

Diversity & Inclusion

 

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

 

So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.

 

Why Zurich

 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.
 

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Laura Santamaría Rodríguez

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