Location
UK/Remote
Department
Hybrid Cloud
Advertising Salary
Competitive

About The Role

Team

The Cloud Practice is the team that builds and transforms large infrastructure estates for a wide-ranging and diverse set of customers. We help them choose the right tools and services, build highly scalable secure infrastructure and help them manage the maintenance of those environments. We come up with creative solutions to difficult problems and every engineer gets to have a large direct impact on each of those customers.

The team is made up of engineers from all around the country in distributed teams. You can work fully remote or at any Claranet UK office - most people choose a combination of the two. We’ve worked hard to create a remote-friendly culture and believe you can have a big impact no matter where you live.

Working in the Cloud Practice we can offer an environment where you will be surrounded by like-minded, highly technical people.  Due to the nature of our business, interesting projects and the possibility to learn and use new technologies are commonplace. We want you to develop and grow as our organization does.

The Role

As one of the Software Architect of this team, your main role is to understand a customer’s applications, their roadmaps and to take ownership of the implementation of customer projects. You’ll drive decision-making in the team and help define, shape and improve how the team works and thinks about software development.

If you relish solving technically interesting problems and want to work with a team that can help you expand your skills and knowledge, we can provide the right environment for you.

We’re working on building an ever-improving company based on openness, diversity, collaboration, and empathy as our core values, a company that aims to be inclusive for the diverse group of people we get to work with, and where everyone supports each other and celebrates successes together.

About You

  • You have a positive mindset: you're excited by unfamiliar challenges and learning new things
  • You're collaborative, supportive, and love to help others learn
  • You believe in shared accountability, celebrating success, and learning from failures
  • You’re enthusiastic and eager to learn a wide variety of technologies
  • You keep up to date on new technologies and trends

Levels

  • Software Developer
    • (as above)
    • You'll take ownership of technical tasks and ensure timely delivery
    • You’ll be proficient in application development using the latest .NET frameworks (C#) and expected to be involved in hands-on development of both new and legacy code bases.
    • You’ll have a good working knowledge of SQL Server and Active Directory in order to be able to write and debug applications using these technologies
    • You’ll be required to migrate of legacy .NET applications (v2) to Azure Services
    • You’ll be expected to have a good working knowledge of Azure Services.
    • You’ll have experience with CI/CD tooling (Azure DevOps, TeamCity, Jenkins) and be expected to be involved in the development of pipelines and releases.
    • You’ll have experience in different agile working methods and practices (Kanban/Scrum)
    • You’ll have some experience in containerization and microservices
    • You'll be able to contribute to our written technical content
  • Software Architect
    • (as above)
    • You will review customer applications and propose transformation approaches, working as part of a large project team
    • You’ll produce high-level designs for the transformation of applications
    • You will be involved in the delivery of those transformation projects
    • You'll be able to articulate design decisions to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
    • You'll be required to produce new technical content for internal use by our engineering teams
  • Senior Software Architect
    • (as above)
    • You will be expected to deliver large-scale transformation projects
    • You'll shadow and mentor other engineers to help them resolve complex support issues
    • You'll engage with key customer stakeholders in technical, pre-sales and commercial conversations
    • You'll be expected to deliver workshops (either standard or bespoke) to customers
    • You'll be able to produce new written technical content for external use by our customers
    • You'll be required to present content to a mixed-skilled audience

Hiring Process

Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. 

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 30-minute screening call with one of our Global Recruiters.
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30-minute remote interview with Cloud Engineering peers and the Cloud Engineering team lead
  • Finally (depending upon the seniority of the role) candidates will be invited to a 30-minute remote interview with the Director, Cloud Practice

About Us

Claranet combine pioneering technologies, practices, and expertise to propel our customers ambitions. Through a vibrant customer centric culture of collaboration, learning, and opportunity, we nurture a dynamic community of technology and service expertise spanning cloud, cybersecurity, networks, and unified communications. 

Founded in 1996, Claranet has evolved into a multi-disciplinary technology services provider with global reach. The company has annualised revenues of circa £400 million, over 6,500 customers, and more than 2,500 employees in nine countries. In the UK we have over 500 staff working in London, Gloucester, Warrington, Bristol, and Leeds, or as homeworkers.  

Claranet consistently appears in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 as one of the fastest growing privately-owned businesses in the UK. Our international success is driven by local service, out of local offices, using a mixture of local and international infrastructure, including hyperscaler clouds.

Business of all sizes need to get the most from the latest cloud technologies, tools, automation, and development practices to solve their toughest business challenges. We provide consulting and management services covering the full range of hybrid cloud options. Claranet is one of the only two companies in the world to hold premier partner status with AWS, Google, and Microsoft as well as providing our own Claranet Cloud solutions.

We’re working on building an ever-improving company based on openness, diversity, collaboration, and empathy as our core values, a company that aims to be inclusive for the diverse group of people we get to work with, and where everyone supports each other and celebrates successes together. We want our people to feel engaged, comfortable, and healthy—and to know that they can belong here, no matter their story or background. If this resonates with you, then come and join us.

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