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Senior Software Engineer (Cloud/DevOps)


Job Specification

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer (Cloud/DevOps) No. Direct Reports: 0
Location: London or Amsterdam or remote FTE: Full Time
Reporting: Professional Services Cost Centre:


The Role

Alveo (formerly known as Asset Control) has a very strong reputation within financial data management and supports a global client base of the world’s leading financial institutions.

We are currently searching for a Senior Cloud/DevOps Engineer to be part of our new engineering team. You will report into the Lead Engineer of the team and will be tasked with designing, building, and maintaining cutting edge infrastructure and architectural designs of our cloud-based software product running on AWS.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for automating the creation of environments through Infrastructure as Code tools like Ansible, Terraform and Cloudformation
  • As a key member of our Engineering team, you must have 3-5 years Cloud Operations experience (with at least 2 years operational experience with AWS). Certification is a bonus
  • Proven Experience in creating configuration management scripts using preferably Ansible
  • Experience working in a Java based microservices architecture
  • You are a self-reliant but proactive individual contributor capable of taking up tasks from start to completion with minimal help. You need to get familiar with our domain and product in detail.
  • Experience with building and designing always-available cloud-based software products, Agile and the full development life cycle.
  • Experience with CI/CD and related tooling (e.g. Jenkins, Git, Jira, Bamboo).
  • Experience with containerization tools like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Able to contribute to cross-functional planning and project meetings.

Technical Experience


  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible
  • Git
  • Jira
  • Jenkins/Bamboo
  • Bash Scripting

Qualifications and Training

  • Educated to degree standard in computer science (e.g. BSc, MSc) or similar appropriate education/experience

Personal Attributes

  • Passion for service excellence and improving quality, with strong business acumen
  • Ability to self-manage
  • Approachable, with effective interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and navigating complex situations
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Courageous, with the ability to push the boundaries, recognizing the diversity of the organization’s requirements
  • High levels of integrity, and a strong ethical sense
  • Cultural sensitivity and a confident self-starter
  • Resilient and results orientated
  • Able to travel internationally as required
  • Able to work both independently and in a team. You have a professional image, and are used to representing your company communicating with or visiting customers
  • You are fluent in English, which is used for both internal communication and external communications within the Alveo global organization
  • Fluency in a second language, would be preferred, but is not essential
  • You are eager to learn, you have an analytical mind and have a go-get attitude. Client service is our absolute focus and a pro-active, customer oriented way of thinking is vital
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels with the business and externally

Alveo Values

Communication – communicate actively with your colleagues; be open -minded and transparent

Accountability – take responsibility and ensure something is done properly

Empowerment – feel empowered to help the company to move faster and to innovate

Respect – treat colleagues as you expected others to treat you

Client Focus – put the client ahead of everything you do


Alveo offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits such as: health and life cover, pension, discretionary bonus, training programme, free fruit every day, social events, 25 days of annual leave plus public/bank holidays.

We embrace a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

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