Cloud Solutions Engineer (Open to remote work)
We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.
Cambridge English specializes in helping teachers and students learn English as a second language. This is an opportunity for you to join a new cross-functional team in an Agile Scrum framework located in Manila and Cambridge. We are an awesome team that supports each other, we strive for continuous improvement, and we produce scalable software that provides long-term value. We are looking for the right person who is resilient, adaptive to technology changes and someone who enjoys learning through mentoring.
What do we do and why should you join us?
Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.
We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things.
What can we offer you?
The role is pivotal to the success of technology services for the organization. There are no limits to the opportunities afforded to work with new and exciting technologies and highly talented people.
On top of this, working with Cambridge will also give you stability. We show our care for our people by allowing them to grow not just professionally but also personally. We promote work-life balance through flexible work schedules, hybrid work arrangements, and generous paid leaves. In addition, you will be entitled to our health care benefits with coverage for dependents, group life insurance, and robust wellbeing programs right on the first day of joining us.
What will you do in this role?
The key to our work is our colleagues, whose shared commitment enables us to have an ever-greater impact. We are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of people, and we ensure that every individual is recognised, listened to, and cared for. And because our impact is amplified when our people are empowered, we give everyone the opportunity to develop in their own way. Whether you want a career that's linear, or want to follow your own path, we'll support you, and help give you the resources and training you'll need to be bold and take ownership of what you do.
This job is an opportunity to design architecture, develop proof-of-concept projects, and champion best practices. In addition, you will work with our Software Development Project Lead and Scrum Master in the planning stages to determine priorities. You will also have the capacity to contribute to the development by writing codes and reviewing pull requests.
Key responsibilities will include:
Solution Design and Architecture
Supports projects or change initiatives through the preparation of technical plans and application of design principles. Align solutions with enterprise and solution architecture standards (including security)
Develops prototypes/simulations to enable informed decision-making
Creates, supports, and maintains Web Services and REST APIs
Resolves complex operational problems with software and fixing bugs (Level 3, Incident Management)
DevOps culture and automation
Setups and lead an automated, continuous delivery pipeline
Measures, tailors, improves, and automates the use of methods and tools in adherence to the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Partner Agreement
Learning design and development
Designs and develops resources to transfer knowledge, develop skills, and change behaviors
Mentor developers and ensure their technical skills remain up to date
What does our organisation stand for?
Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.
We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.
To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.
What are the qualifications?
Strong background in the full lifecycle of building and maintaining web applications
Aptitude for problem-solving
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
At least three years of experience with 2 of the following technologies: React, Angular, Vue or Nuxt, Node.js, AdonisJS, GraphQL, TypeScript
Deep understanding of frontend concepts such CDNs, Single Page Applications, Headless CMS, CSS Preprocessors and Libraries
Capable of designing and delivering scalable application architecture in AWS ecosystem
Experience in Agile development using Scrum, Scrumban, or Kanban
Open to remote work until end of year or until pandemic fully slows down (with further notice)
About The Cambridge University Press & Assessment | Manila
We help millions of people worldwide to open opportunities and unlock their potential.
We are a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge. We’re driven by a simple mission – to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. And that’s why every year we give millions of people the support they need to unlock their potential.
From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence and enable success in more than 170 countries around the world. We give people the opportunity to show what they’ve learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.
We can achieve this because we are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of empowered people. A community that embraces change, and continuously focuses on meeting our customers’ needs. One that is flexible, by default. One that gives everyone the support they need to be bold and take ownership. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we’ll keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding better ways of doing things.
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