Cloud Platform Engineer

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:06 Mar, 2019

Role Title:  Cloud Platform Engineer

Location: Newbury

At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

As a bold global technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial organisations. 

From contactless payments to connecting emergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives, not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level every single day. We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver new innovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help us imagine, create and realise a more connected future – then we need you to help us achieve that goal!  We’re focused on building the best network, providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to our business customers.  What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?       

With us you will:
  • Work dedicated in a team, close to the Product Owner (within the product line) following the Agile methodology to transform the Network DC infrastructure and build the SDN evolution
  • Be part of the  Cloud Infrastructure & Network Engineer is responsible for delivering, maintaining, and optimizing Cloud Platforms and related infrastructure, network, database, and middleware capabilities to support and enable the development and operations of Cloud modules and solutions
  • Review Cloud solution designs, understanding their impact on the associated infrastructure, network and ensuring the availability of supporting and enabling infrastructure from internal (local and/or global DCs) and external service providers
  • Monitor, maintain, and support the operational capacity, availability, and performance of the Cloud solutions against SLAs from a level two and level three support perspective
  • Provide Cloud platform and infrastructure/network-related level two and level three incident and problem management
What you can expect from us and the role: 
  • A platform to work with Private and Public Cloudservice providers to forecast and right-size long-term capacity and performance requirements, iterating regularly
  • Aability to determine  user and technical story impact on existing architecture, work processes and systems
  • Capacity to design and implement on-site supporting platform/infrastructure/network and tooling for software module development, orchestration and operations
  • Implementing and supporting on-site databases and middleware capabilities
  • supporting software module development and operations
  • Monitoring  and maintaining Platform/infrastructure/network performance, capacity and availability, providing 2nd and 3rd level of support for the resolution of infrastructure-related incidents and problems
  • Managing incidents & problems as level two and three, being part of on-call rotation
Apply if you have:
  • Experience of configuration management and automation with the following tools Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, GIT
  • Experience working with programming and scripting languages (Python is a must)
  • Experience working closely with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, XP, and with teams leveraging DevOps and Continuous Delivery / Integration
  • Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry preferred
We’re happy if you:
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree or technical institute certificate in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
  • 5+ yearsof work experience in designing, developing, deploying and / or administering infrastructure solutions at the expert certification level
Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact

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