Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (Data)

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom · Technology


About us.

We're Shop Direct, proud home of, and 3,500 super-talented people. We're on a mission to transform retail. We want to provide the best shopping experiences for our 4 million customers by bringing together over 1,800 brands they love and flexible ways for them to spread the cost using credit. It’s what makes us tick; it’s what makes us the largest integrated digital and fintech retailer in the UK, and a very exciting place to work.

About the role.

It’s an exciting time to join us as Shop Direct. We’ve embarked on an ambitious journey: we’re modernising our data infrastructure with cutting-edge technologies that will inspire our customers with an engaging shopping experience.

Taking a cloud first approach to the technology choices we make, we are migrating from on-premise infrastructure to PaaS and SaaS providers such as AWS and Azure.

Aspects of this work include:

We’re looking for people experienced with cloud infrastructure that work with a DevOps mindset. People who can help build infrastructure and automate the delivery of software with reusable code to enable others to do the same.

Our people work within autonomous squads towards common goals.

The cloud infrastructure engineers will help to define the re-usable patterns that can be used by the squads to achieve their goals and deliver solutions in the right way.

How we work:

Data Engineering is made of autonomous squads focused on specific objectives to make a difference for our customers. These include areas such as customer recommendations, credit decisioning products, pricing algorithms, and many more. In doing this we’re enhancing a number of areas of our infrastructure, such as data ingestion, data warehousing, business intelligence applications, and data science tools.

Cloud infrastructure engineers work as part of squads to ensure infrastructure is used and managed in the right way.

About you:

We want our people to have a comprehensive understanding of technology and take the right approach to delivering technology to the business.

These are some of the areas we think are important:


You should have a good understanding of the fundamentals such as Linux Administration, Networking, LDAP and Unix utilities

Our benefits.

How to apply.

If you're interested to find out more please contact Steven Williams in the talent acquisition team at Shop Direct or apply online.

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this position, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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