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Cloud Operations Lead m/f/t

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Datacenter & Cloud, Essen, Germany (DE) or Swindon, United Kingdom (GB) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your future plans

The IT Infrastructure and Provider Management department is responsible for operating and maintaining the IT infrastructure which supports the portfolio of applications for RWE businesses.

The Cloud Operations Lead is responsible for utilising their skills in resolving problems within the Public Cloud environment and associated toolsets. This also includes working closely with other Cloud Team Leads to improve the Public Cloud standards and governance.


  • Responsible for Public Cloud operational support including -
    • Managing and solving Public Cloud related incidents
    • Operational governance of the Public Cloud
    • 24/7 Public Cloud support
    • Working with 3rd party providers to resolve operational issues
    • Responding to issues generated by Public Cloud operations monitoring solutions
    • Reviewing operational logs to identify and resolve ongoing issues
    • Continuous improvement of Standard Operating Procedures and operational documentation
  • Assisting other Cloud Team Leads with -
    • Acceptance of new Public Cloud services into production
    • Optimising Public Cloud cost, security and performance
    • Presenting and communicating Public Cloud changes at the Change Advisory Board (CAB)
    • Assisting application teams to help improve and scale their applications to make full use of Public Cloud services
    • Application issues hosted within the Public Cloud environment


Your powerful skills

  • At least 2 years actively working as a Public Cloud engineer, implementing and configuring AWS Cloud environments
  • AWS Solution Architect certification 
  • Extensive experience using AWS services (IaaS and PaaS) as well as of large scale infrastructure operations
  • Extensive experience understanding and implementing of AWS IAM roles, policies, security groups, NACL’s, KMS encryption etc.
  • Extensive experience using AWS Management Tools including CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Trusted Advisor, Cost Explorer etc.
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud Formation, Lambda, SSM, CLI, Accounts and Landing Zone
  • Working knowledge of other Public Cloud providers e.g. Azure, Google
  • Strong diagnostic & problem solving capabilities
  • Experience with scripting languages and automation
  • Working in an agile-based environment
  • Experience managing conflicting demands from team members with diverse skill-sets
  • Self-reliant and able to work to own initiatives
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, including technical and business terms
  • Cultural awareness and willingness to travel (largely between UK and Germany)


Benefits you can rely on

At RWE, you will find all the advantages of a large technology group. And some merits that are even more crucial: openness and real team work. For we are open to the future and are building on the strengths of each and every individual. We value his/her work and opinion; we listen, pursue active ideas management and engage in direct exchanges. Respect, appreciation and mutual trust are the hallmarks of cooperation within the international RWE team.

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Any questions? Janina Müller (Recruiting), T: +49 201 5179-1241,  Tom Nevey (specialist department), T: +44 (0) 7833 236064

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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Powering. Reliable. Future. This is RWE. Supplying the future with renewable energy requires not only courage and visions, but the security of a reliable infrastructure as well. RWE has 120 years of experience in an energy world that is constantly changing. And a clear future strategy.


50 Energy Traders. 260 additional experts on the floor. Another 1000 professionals aside. Become part of RWE Supply & Trading and shape the future of the trading business to make energy reliable.

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