AWS Cloud Engineer

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Full Time

Location: Sunderland

Salary: up to £70k

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Hybrid (2 days per week at home)

Our Platform division are looking for someone to join our tech team at the heart of this fast-paced tech driven division, working with the latest cloud technologies. You will be joining a small team responsible for maintaining and supporting our key services, focusing on automation in all aspects, learning, creating, and sharing new ways to build and deploy our services, with a drive to push the adoption of the latest DevOps tools and methodologies.

You will be part of the team that is Evolving our best practices for deploying our solutions into AWS and supporting the cloud infrastructure in the production environment.

Skills & Experience required

  • Proficient in either AWS, Azure or Google technologies  
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills and curiosity 
  • Able to articulate complex technical problems to a technical and non-technical audience 
  • First-class engineering discipline with experience to truly solve business problems
  • Knowledge of Application Support and Development processes
  • Experience working with a Cloud platform at scale
  • Be a first-class communicator, encouraging collaboration across the team which spans across multiple locations

These skills are preferred but not essential

  • Cloud certification on AWS
  • Experience working in a regulated workplace
  • A DevOps/SRE, agile approach and mentality

Good understanding of relevant technical areas

  • Scripting languages: Bash, PowerShell, Python
  • Infrastructure-as-code: Terraform
  • Version control: Git, GitHub, Bitbucket
  • CI/CD: TeamCity and Octopus
  • System Administration: Linux, Windows
  • Any experience in Containerisation i.e., Docker & Kubernetes

To be a success in this role can you, are you and do you...

  • Proactively find problems and solutions
  • Get excited about what’s new and coming soon.
  • Experienced in cloud operations with ability in Automation and DevOps.

Working at tombola

Here at tombola, we’re completely unique in that all our games are designed, developed, and managed in-house. in fact, just about every aspect of tombola is managed in-house. We are absolutely committed to building the best possible products for our current and future players.  

The future of tombola couldn’t be brighter.  We’re ambitious and while we might not be perfect (who is?!) we’re always trying to be better; we take pride in the technical innovation that we have in the tech teams and we’re on the lookout for someone to come join us.

Above all else though you don’t have to know everything above, we want to hear from you even if you only know a few things we have mentioned, it’s about the right fit for tombola not filling in a skills matrix.


We know that having a happy team is key to creating the feel-good factor that helps us be the best we can be as a business, so we offer a competitive range of benefits:

  • Company Quarterly bonus
  • Flexible working (2days per week at home)
  • Dedicated desk in the office
  • Private Healthcare
  • Free breakfast, lunch & barista coffee 5 days a week
  • Pension
  • Core hours for a better work life balance
  • Continuous learning & development
  • On-site free gym
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays which increases with length of service, as well as the option to buy holidays

We offer a competitive salary as well as an amazing new HQ, to check out all our perks please visit our benefits & perks page.  


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