Senior Cloud Engineer / Technical Product Owner (AWS)

15 February 2024
Munich, Germany or Madrid, Spain
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Location: Munich, Germany or Madrid, Spain (3 days/week in the office, 2 days remote working)
TR: CL/13594

This multi-€bn eCommerce company is PE owned with 1,200 staff across 10 European offices. They are scaling, at pace, targeting €10bn t/o in the coming years, so are now looking to hire an AWS product specialist to enable this growth, improving the efficiency, capability, security and stability of their 24/7 infrastructure.

This role sits within their Cloud Engineering team. You will be supporting cross-functional projects, working in a mature DevOps and IaC environment, providing public cloud infrastructure, governance, guidance and support to product development teams in 4 countries. They design, develop and operate a multi-cloud (Azure & AWS) environment that is organized, robust, scalable and secure for deployment, including management and monitoring of their tech products and applications in a highly reliable and available platform.

What you will you be doing:

  • Technical leadership for designing, building and advancing dedicated products.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders and local delivery teams to design, test and maintain products, while aligning efforts and prioritizing work throughout the respective stages (alpha, beta and production).
  • Develop and maintain the target application architecture and blueprints, as well as strategic roadmaps.
  • Maintain reference architecture and define shared application components, platforms, interfaces, and other relevant tools and components.
  • Plan and lead Proof of Concepts (PoCs) to explore new technologies and design approaches.
  • Produce high-level design choices and recommendations based on thorough architecture alternative analysis.
  • Interpreting business requirements, creating technical artifacts and determining efficient and appropriate solution designs.
  • Ensure successful delivery of projects and products.
  • Introduce suitable technical solutions, alingned to the needs of the business, customers and end-users.
  • Provide support for escalated issues related to end-user systems.
  • Mentor other engineers within the Cloud team.
  • Implement best practice for cloud security, governance and management.
  • Help develop and manage in-house provisioning and account management tools.
  • Improve platform availability and stability, ensuring 24/7 platform service availability and provide incident response during on-call duty (Expected once every 2months for 1week period. This will reduce as the team builds) You will be paid €700 per call on call cycle.

Requirements:

  • At least 4 years experience developing AWS cloud solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of working in multi-account environments, specialising on AWS
  • Experience throughout the entire AWS product lifecycle, from inception and design through deployment to operation and subsequent optimisation.
  • Open-minded, solution-oriented and collaborative, working effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Fluent English (at least CEFR B2)
  • Flexibility to provide out-of-hours, on-call support, one week every two months (paid in addition)
  • University degree or equivalent experience

Benefits include: 10% bonus; Hybrid working – this role requires you to be in their office (central Munich) an average of 3 days/week, but you can work from home the other days; 28 days’ annual vacation + another 2 days off over the Christmas/New Year break; Reduced gym membership; Mobile phone; Internal/external training to ensure continued personal development; Consumer product discount. (Relocation package available if needed.)

Details
  • Location: Munich, Germany or Madrid, Spain
  • Type:
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Benefits: 10% bonus, hybrid working of 2days a week from home, and 28 days’ annual vacation + another 2 days off over the Christmas/New Year break, along with reduced gym membership, mobile phone, internal/external training and 20% discount on their products. Relocation package available if needed.
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