Cloud Engineer

Basic Overview
Salary: £NEG
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 0.00
Maximum Salary: 0.00
Job Location: Worcester

Company Description

NEC Software Solutions is headquartered in the UK and operates around the world.

We employ more than 3,000 people in six countries, building software and services to get our customers better outcomes.

We traded as Northgate Public Services until 1 July 2021 when we rebranded to align with our owners, NEC. Most of our subsidiary companies did too (APD Communications, i2N, EMIS Care and Charter Systems) but our service design agency still trades as .

We’ve been part of global tech company  since January 2018.

Find out more about our business on the  and  pages.

Job Description

Please note this role can be offered on a hybrid working basis. Candidates must work 2-3 days per week from one of the following offices:


Hemel Hempstead





Alderley Edge

Cloud Operations engineers are there to provide 24x7x365 support to our customers base covering day to day incidents, change and release management activities along with supporting our customers across a variety of projects.

The varied workload spans across the main cloud technologies Azure, OCI, AWS and GCP.

This is a really exciting time to be joining NEC has we look to adopt the cloud as our default hosting platform. As a cloud engineer you will be at the for front of technology and will be ideally positioned to drive change, automation and innovations as we move through our journey to cloud.


Responding to alerting providing incident management

Day to day management of customer workloads

Optimisation of cloud buildouts for cost and performance

Working directly with our customers on a daily basis

Providing excellent levels of customer service

Participation in a 24/7 on-call rota

Keeping up to date with cloud best practices and developments

Produce detailed reporting around compute and cost requirements

Configure cloud role, Custom roles permissions


Previous experience supporting/administering public cloud services

Any cloud certifications, at the associate or administrator level (Architect would be advantageous)

Experience in administering/troubleshooting Linux and/or Windows servers

Automation through Ansible and Terraform 

Command-line configuration/troubleshooting knowledge

Good problem-solving skills

Able to work on your own initiative and as a part of a team

Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail

The ability to manage a varied and busy workload

Additional Information

Employees of NEC are entitled to the following Company funded benefits:

Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)

25 days paid holiday (includes 3 company nominated days) with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days

4 x basic salary life assurance cover

A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions

A selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needs such as childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme

The role offers a competitive salary.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

NEC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities