What will LayerV offer you?

  • A chance to work in the rapidly growing business of Cloud Computing
  • An experience of many different clients, projects and technologies, offering a varied career where you can expand your IT knowledge
  • The opportunity to shape and lead the development of LayerV’s products and services
  • Exposure to the cutting-edge IT concepts, for example ‘Infrastructure as Code’, continuous integration and continuous delivery of systems and infrastructure
  • A job where you can decide the direction of your education and career development
  • A commitment to a welcoming and friendly working culture
  • A competitive salary that is linked to your performance and skills development


What will you do as a LayerV Senior Cloud Engineer (AWS)

  • Provide technical and operational leadership for a rapidly growing team of Cloud engineers
  • Act as a leading client-facing contact, in both our projects and managed services functions
  • Lead the development of the tools and processes required to maintain stability and performance of large scale distributed systems in the cloud
  • Take responsibility for the design, implementation and management of Cloud solutions – the full lifecycle of design, build, release, deployment and configuration activities
  • Ensure best practices are always adhered to with internal projects, and enable customers to use best practices when making any changes to their environments
  • Provide technical leadership for major incidents, ensuring clear communication to all parties, acting as the control point for management escalation
  • Lead the production of internal technical documentation and the review of client technical documentation
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call support rotation.


What you need to have:

  • 3+ years of experience in technical position
  • Extensive experience working with Linux or Unix (any common distros)
  • Excellent Linux and/or Microsoft system administration skills.
  • Experience with some of the more common Web products (e.g. Apache, Nginx, IIS, MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server)
  • Understanding of ITIL, service delivery and change management processes
  • Experience in network and application monitoring and related alerting systems
  • Experience with IPsec, VPN, Load Balancing, Iperf, MTR, Routing Protocols, SSH, Network Monitoring, Troubleshooting tools
  • Understanding of various database technologies and their system requirements
  • A strong knowledge of IT information security concepts and best practices


It would be good to have:

  • Experience in leading a team of technical engineers
  • Understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud architecture: EC2, S3, CloudFormation, Lambda, DynamoDB, RDS
  • Experience with virtualisation technologies (VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Experience supporting highly-available, high-security, 24x7 production environments
  • Java and JBoss experience
  • Some programming experience (Java, Perl, Ruby, C#, and/or PHP)