Senior Cloud Engineer

Holborn Store Support Centre


Holborn Store Support Centre



Contract Type



Competitive plus benefits

Areas of business

Software Engineering

Job ID


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Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT

The big question: why on earth should a Tech professional like you work for a 150-year-old retail chain? Because we’re on a journey. Changing the way we operate.  Learning to think nimble. Giving our teams the time and freedom they need to push boundaries. To create amazing systems and technologies. To give our colleagues and our customers even more incredible experiences.

There are thousands of experts to talk to and learn from. We’ve got data from billions of transactions for our teams to play with. Things get built here. They get made here. They hit customers and colleagues quickly. Welcome to the home of Sainsbury's Tech.

More about the role:
  • Ensure the scalability, reliability, security and efficiency of the environments that host Sainsbury’s applications
  • Architect, design and build large scale distributed systems
  • Deploy and configure production systems, with a particular focus on ease of configuration, reduction of human error, repeatability and security
  • Be hands-on, highly technical with strong experience in systems engineering
  • Help shape our organisation’s culture
  • Participate in a 7/11 support on call rota as required
What we’re looking for:
  • Deep knowledge of Linux systems administration and architecture
  • Commercial experience of configuration management and provisioning tools such as Ansible
  • Demonstrable experience in developing deployment pipelines with CI / CD tooling such as Jenkins and GOCD
  • Demonstrable commercial experience with AWS - VPC, EC2, S3, IAM, Route53, ECS, CloudFormation, Directory Services, Lambda
  • Commercial experience in large scale infrastructure, APM monitoring, logging platforms (e.g. DataDog, ELK, NewRelic, AppDynamics)
  • Commercial experience in one or more of these programming languages: Ruby, Python, Go or Shell
In return you’ll get:
  • Colleague discount across the multi-brands – Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat
  • Holiday allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension plan
  • Special offers on gym memberships, restaurants, holidays, retail vouchers and more

Flexible working and job share conversations are encouraged. Across our multi-brands, we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer that champions a diverse and inclusive culture. If you’re reading this, even if you’re not 100% sure you’re there with your experience, we’d still love to hear from you. If you’d like to find out more head to Sainsbury's Tech