Cloud Engineer

Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK

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“We are on a mission to transform the future of grocery retail through sustained technology innovation.”

Ocado Technology is putting the world’s retailers online using advanced artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, the cloud and IoT. We develop the innovative software and hardware systems that power Ocado.com, as well as the unique ‘Ocado Smart Platform’ which is being implemented by ambitious retailers across the world from Europe to America, Asia and beyond. With everything from websites to highly automated warehouses that we design in-house, our employees are skilled specialists with expertise across a wide range of technologies, working on cutting-edge innovations that are shaping the future of our society.

We are a fast- growing company: today we have colleagues in 7 development centre across the UK and Europe, with offices open in London, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City (UK), Krakow, Wroclaw (Poland), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Barcelona (Spain), with a satellite office in Stockholm (Sweden).

We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment with inspiring projects that our people love. Core values of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture.  But don’t just take our word for it, have a look at what our people are saying about us on Glassdoor

What would I be doing?

As a member of the Cloud Services team, you will be building upon the managed services, APIs and expertise of Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. You will be an energetic person with a positive attitude and enthusiastic about new technology.

You will be working alongside development and infrastructure teams to research, design, deliver, automate and operate the platform which hosts our business critical applications with a chance to utilise the latest technology and get involved in delivering the architecture of cloud platform that will keep our organisation at the very top.

What does the team do

We are a cross-functional multicultural team working in a creative and relaxed environment using agile and lean principles to plan and execute our ideas.

Our mission is to create a platform that will empower our development teams and service our customers. Propel innovative opportunities for growth in the business.

What we are looking for 

  • General Linux system administration.
  • Understanding of Internet concepts technologies (DNS, TCP, load balancing, Proxies, HTTP).
  • Appreciation of security, reliability, scalability and availability requirements.
  • Demonstrable development and/or scripting abilities working with API’s.
  • Understanding of CI/CD practices.
  • Knowledge of virtualisation, networking, security, backup solutions, disaster recovery.
  • An appreciation for DevOps practices (communication, collaboration, integration & automation).
  • Experience and confidence using Public Cloud technologies such as AWS and Google Cloud

What we offer you

Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. Within our flexible environment we can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and share schemes. Benefits include pension scheme, train season ticket loan (interest-free), free shuttle bus from Hatfield train station and of course, healthy Ocado retail staff discounts. 

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events such as discussion sessions, conference briefs and external guest speakers. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.

Due to the energising nature of Ocado's business, vacancy close dates, when stated, are indicative and may be subject to change so please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Please note: If you have applied and been rejected for this role in the last 6 months, or applied and been rejected for a role with a similar skill set, we will not re-evaluate you for this position. After 6 months, we will treat your application as a new one. 

Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity above gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, disability or union participation. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally. 

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