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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer


Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Location – Flexible, hybrid working model

Contract Type – Permanent

Working Hours – Full time

Closing Date – 15 January 2023


Main Purpose of the Role


As a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, you will play a central role in implementing our "Growing Green" mission at RWE Generation. We are planning to be climate-neutral by 2040 and are looking for committed employees who will drive forward the digitalisation required for this at RWE.

RWE Generation is going to the cloud, utilising RWE’s Azure landing zone and implementing DevOps ways of working. We seek “hands on“, flexible and committed people to join us. We give you the opportunity to develop your cloud skills and support you with a comprehensive onboarding programme.

Become a part of #TeamRWE, and contribute to the energy transition with your growth mindset as a Requirements Engineer!


Key Responsibilities


  • Utilising RWE’s corporate Azure landing zone, you will work with Agile development teams to design, implement and operate cloud infrastructure
  • Prepare Infrastructure solutions for Use Cases on our Data/Digital Platforms, and support migration of our application portfolio to cloud
  • Analyse system environments and infrastructure needs; developing and configuring cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Responsible for implementation and configuration of infrastructure platform solutions
  • Optimise infrastructure, ensuring that performance and security requirements are always met
  • Maintain operational aspects of Network Design & Configuration, Capacity Management etc.
  • Create implementation guidelines and collaborate with developers to implement best practice


Knowledge & Skills


  • Experience working within, and with, applications teams for optimising applications in cloud
  • Strong MS Azure environment knowledge supported with appropriate Azure Certification
  • Experience of Azure Services (such as Synapse Analytics, ​Data Factory, Event Hub​, Stream Analytics​, Apache Spark, Delta Lake, Azure Function)​
  • Experienced with implementing Infrastructure as Code using Bicep or Terraform
  • Experience in Advanced SQL​, Azure DevOps, SCRUM, and Microsoft Well-Architected Framework is advantageous ​
  • University degree (Bachelor or equivalent) or significant relevant experience
  • Good language skills in English.


What we will offer you

  • A personal retirement savings plan – if you put in 5% we will top up by a further 10% and you will get life assurance worth 4 x annual salary
  • 15% Annual Bonus opportunity
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pro-rata
  • Company Paid Private Medical Insurance for you and your family
  • Free access to our on-site gym facilities and classes
  • Free parking (including electric vehicle charging points)
  • Subsidised canteen facilities
  • One free professional membership subscription
  • Access to flexible benefits such as Critical Illness, Dental Plan, Health Cash Plan, Share Incentive Plan, Cycle2Work, Electric Car Lease Scheme, Buy Additional Annual Leave and retail savings scheme
  • Occupational Health support services for your wellbeing
  • Access to our employee assistance programme in times of need
  • Up to 2 days volunteering a year
  • Flexible working time arrangements through hybrid working within the framework of operational possibilities


To view a preview of our benefits site ‘YourHub’ and see some of the other benefits we have on offer please visit


Working at RWE

To find out more about what it’s like to work at one of Europe’s largest energy companies and what we are all about we have a wealth of information on our Careers pages.

Here you can meet some of the team, find out more about Diversity at RWE, what your onboarding will look like and some FAQs.


Equal Opportunities

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.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Our energy for a sustainable life

RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE in the UK

We operate a large and diverse portfolio of power generation assets in the UK. We are the UK’s second largest generator of thermal flexible capacity, supplying around 10% of the UK’s electricity last year with 8.6GW of installed capacity. The portfolio includes the UK’s largest fleet of gas-fired power stations, along with a small amount of Biomass and Hydro plants.


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