Cloud Infrastructure EngineerNQC

Ancoats, Manchester, United Kingdom 03-05-2023


NQC is a successful and growing software company specialising in supply chain risk management platforms. We’re in the ‘Tech for Good’ space, providing online web platforms which are in use by some of the largest organisations across a number of industries including the UK Government and the Automotive industry.

Based in central Manchester, NQC offers a supportive working atmosphere within a diverse team of people. We work on a hybrid model and regularly meet up outside of the office for team socials and company events. This is an opportunity to contribute to globally recognised technology solutions used by major brands throughout the world and become part of an exciting long term plan for sustainability, and a better future.

About your new role

As part of our growth journey, we are looking for an experienced Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our IT Administration team. You will provide automation, tooling and cloud infrastructure support to NQC’s platforms and services. You will get stuck into project work and you will lead the migration of our infrastructure from Azure to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You will bring a strong background in cloud computing, and be responsible for leading a small team of engineers, ensuring that the migration is completed on-time and on-budget.

As a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer you will be required to undertake the following responsibilities as part of your day to day activities:

  • Configuration, management, maintenance and development of NQC’s platforms and services ensuring that they are running efficiently and constantly seeking to improve performance wherever possible
  • Developing and maintaining a scalable, resilient, GCP based infrastructure using an infrastructure as code approach
  • Creating and maintaining documentation related to the migration process
  • Ensuring compliance with ISO security practices, IT security policies, and governance frameworks
  • Working with other teams to ensure a smooth transition to the new infrastructure
  • Continuously improve the infrastructure by identifying areas for optimization and implementing changes as necessary
  • Contributing to platform architecture and design, driving continuous improvement.
  • Supporting development and project teams and acting as a technical escalation point for all service related incidents. Leading a small team of infrastructure engineers.
  • Working closely with the Development Manager assisting in the design and security of supporting technical architecture
  • Liaising with an array of stakeholders to collaboratively ensure minimal downtime and disruption and executing root cause analysis to eliminate underlying or potential issues


  • Demonstrable experience in cloud environment security configuration, management, compliance and monitoring
  • Demonstrable experience of linux system management
  • Knowledge of ISO security practices, IT security policies, and governance frameworks
  • Understanding of networking principles and Internet protocols
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strong eye for detail and documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive attitude with a passion for mentoring others
  • Strong problem-solving skills


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday (Increasing with service)
  • Flexible hybrid working policy
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 24/7 Access to a Virtual GP
  • Life Assurance (4 x Salary after probation period)
  • Regular company socials and events
  • Perkbox - Diamond access - giving you access to treats, discounts on retail and leisure
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Mental health and stress support, counselling sessions

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