Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer 

Job Description

Salary: £40,000 – £75,00

About the role:

We’re looking for skilled DevOps professionals, interested in the cloud, to join our talented team. As DevOps Engineer, you’ll be participating in the end-to-end design and implementation of DevOps Pipeline and AWS cloud solutions for our Cloudsoft Tempo customers.

You’ll be able to communicate with technical and non-technical clients, advising them on their AWS environments and providing implementation support where required.

You’ll work closely with your fellow cloud engineers, helping customers to use the cloud better. Whether it’s a cloud migration project, modernising applications, implementing DevOps pipelines designing cloud-native applications, advising on cost optimisation, Well-Architected Reviews and more, you’ll bring your knowledge of AWS services and DevOps tools and innovations to every customer interaction.

Cloudsoft Tempo customers range from small start-ups to large financial services firms and everything in between, so you’ll get the opportunity to constantly learn and develop your skills to support our growing client lists’ needs. See some of our recent customer projects here.

Cloudsoft culture is underpinned by our core values;

  • We Wow Customers
  • We Take Pride
  • We Give Kudos
  • We Do It Right
  • We Do It Together

We encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented backgrounds. Remote and part-time work will be considered.

Your skills

As DevOps Engineer, you’ll need a range of technical and non-technical skills. Your tech skills will help you to design the best solutions for our customers, but you also need to be able to communicate these solutions to technical and non-technical audiences.

Candidates must be UK based or willing to relocate. We may consider visa sponsorship if required and all prerequisites are met.


Experience with any of the following is highly desirable:

  • Infrastructure as code, such as Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef or SaltStack
  • Automation and CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, CircleCi, CodeBuild…)
  • Serverless, Kubernetes, and traditional application stacks
  • Designing, developing, and operating production environments
  • Certification (Professional or Associate level), but there will also be assistance to gain (further) certification.
  • Agile/iterative development methodologies
  • Programming languages and/or scripting languages


Your application should also demonstrate these skills, in addition to your technical skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Confidence when working with customers.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Produce high-quality technical documentation.
  • Able to build positive relationships with stakeholders in client organisations.
  • Able to lead, and work on, projects whilst maintaining clear communication with the wider Cloudsoft Tempo team.
  • Collaboration skills.

About Cloudsoft

As an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, Cloudsoft helps customers navigate the maze of the cloud and design the best solutions for their needs. We are also FinOps Foundation Members and Practitioners.

You will join a team of talented engineers and consultants who are passionate about helping our customers succeed in the cloud and who are continually learning, sharing knowledge and solving real-world problems for customers.

Benefits include:

  • Training and development days
  • Up to 37 days of paid holiday every year
  • Private pension contributions
  • Private health insurance
  • Share options
  • Perks (Perkbox, Cycle2Work scheme, electric car leasing, financial coaching and more)
  • Monthly team events and activities.

We’re based in city-centre Edinburgh (check out the view!), but have teammates working remotely all over the UK or Europe.

Company Benefits

  • 33-37 Paid holidays (inc. bank hols)
  • Private Pension
  • Laptop of your choice (Macbook Pro, DELL Pro)
  • Flexible working time (with some core hours with the team)
  • Flexible location (Full remote / office / hybrid)
  • Private Health Insurance (You and partner)
  • EMI Share options
  • Perks, discounts, Cycle to Work
  • Monthly team events & socials

Interview Process

  1. Video call with Engineer: Cloudsoft/role/experience/technical questions/live hands-on
  2. Video call with Line Manager (VP Engineering): going deeper into technical
  3. Video call with Cloudsoft Team: Presentation on the topic of choice and Q&A both ways
Job Category: IT and Telecoms
Job Type: Full Time Hybrid Remote
Job Location: Edinburgh Europe United Kingdom

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