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Senior Cloud Engineer

  • Sector: IT
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  • Job Ref: 20997

My client, A leading software development company based in Galway is currently looking to hire an experienced Senior Cloud Engineer as they embark on designing a large-scale, enterprise-ready, cloud-based platform for over 100,000 clients. Within this role, you will be given full autonomy and ownership over the tools/technology and approach used. Along with being given the opportunity to work in their global R&D center on this exciting greenfield project. The Senior Cloud Engineer will also be granted multi-cloud exposure as they will operate on all major cloud platforms.


  • Your role will be to help define and refine requirements and lead the implementation of a zero-trust security architecture across the company's Cloud platform.
  • The Senior Cloud Engineer will help build a new R&D team from the ground up.
  • Specifically, your focus will be on building out advanced security solutions on the platform in the areas of authorization, hardware attestation, secrets management, and authentication.
  • As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you will integrate into a multisite organization, delivering a large cloud solution, using a scalable agile framework, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and ground-up test automation.
  • You will be responsible for technically coaching junior members of the team and supporting their technology maturation. Your team's components will integrate seamlessly with other parts of the platform.
  • The role is technical. You will be required to cultivate your technical knowledge and create a culture of continuous learning.
  • You will work with supporting R&D functions to help groom requirements and iteratively refine them.
  • You will be an advocate for the core technical principles of the organization.
  • Trust and integrity are core principles of the organization. You will be a leader in this regard.
  • The client uses a suite of contemporary technologies typically of any large native cloud development: AWS, Azure, GCP integrating technologies and tools, Python, Linux scripting, Kubernetes, and Docker.


  • M.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of cloud-native development
  • 6+ years’ experience as a software developer
  • System thinking skills
  • Working experience with CI/CD, open source cloud development tools
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
  • Willingness to work with teams across time zones
  • An ability to consistently harness targeted value from your team

What you'll get in return:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Career progression opportunities – company promotes from within.
  • Training on new tools and technology.
  • Hybrid working arrangements – good work/life balance 

For further information on this opportunity or a confidential discussion please contact Cathal Herron / +353 90 645 0660