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Cloud Engineer



Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Job Title: - Engineer, Cloud - 2

Location: - Hyderabad/Delhi NCR/Bengaluru

Who are Tide:

At Tide, we are building a finance & admin platform designed to save small businesses time and money. We provide our members with business accounts and related banking services, but also a comprehensive set of connected administrative solutions from invoicing to accounting.

Launched in 2017, Tide is now the leading business financial platform in the UK with 575,000 SME members (10% market share) and more than 250,000 SMEs in India. Headquartered in London, Tide has over 1,800 Tideans across the UK, Bulgaria, India, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Germany.

Tide is rapidly growing, expanding into new markets and always looking for passionate and driven people. Join us in our mission to empower small businesses and help them save time and money.

About the team:

As part of the Cloud Engineering team, you will be helping to run, maintain and evolve the core infrastructure platform that supports Tide’s global businesses. You will engage in activities that proactively find and fix problems with our non-production and production platforms as well as perform reactive and scheduled maintenance, like certificate management.

You will work closely with our engineering teams to make sure our platform is available and accessible to them and with our Information Security team to ensure we meet and exceed our regulatory obligations.

We are committed to a 100% Infrastructure-as-Code approach to infrastructure builds using Terraform and currently deploy exclusively to AWS. You will assist the rest of the Cloud teams in deploying new components using Terraform and identifying and removing redundant infrastructure and components.

About the role:

As a Cloud Operations Engineer you’ll be:

  • Working as part of a larger Cloud Engineering team, comprising Cloud Operations (your team), Developer Experience, Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Data Engineering.
  • Writing Terraform to make sure any new platform components you create are controlled by IaC.
  • Working collaboratively alongside other Cloud Engineers to define and implement best practices.
  • Providing software engineers with access to and data from the platform where they don’t currently have tools to support their needs.
  • Supporting major upgrades to running infrastructure.
  • Performing regular maintenance and updates.
  • Creating operational run books and how-tos.
  • Being open to learning from your peers
  • Resolving issues raised by our Information Security team

What we are looking for:

  • Having over five years of experience in a DevOps Engineering type role.
  • You consider yourself an experienced AWS professional with at least three years of AWS experience.
  • Experience with working with cloud hosted relational databases (ideally PostgreSQL and MySQL)
  • Some understanding of cloud native architectures and core components (containers, Lambdas, queues, event buses etc).
  • You have hands-on experience with Kubernetes, Terraform and Python.
  • Having an understanding of the GitOps pattern and some experience in related technologies - ideally ArgoCD
  • Enjoy working directly with the engineers
  • Enjoy an environment where everyone’s ideas are heard and considered.
  • Happy to work in a highly regulated and security-conscious industry.

Our Tech Stack:

AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Python & ArgoCD

What you’ll get in return:

Make work, work for you! We are embracing new ways of working and support flexible working arrangements. With our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy our colleagues can work remotely from home or anywhere in their home country. Additionally, you can work from a different country for up to 90 days a year. Plus, you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Self & Family Health Insurance
  • Term & Life Insurance
  • OPD Benefits
  • Mental wellbeing through Plumm
  • Learning & Development Budget
  • WFH Setup allowance
  • 25 Annual leaves
  • Family & Friendly Leaves

Tidean Ways of Working

At Tide, we champion a flexible workplace model that supports both in-person and remote work to cater to the specific needs of our different teams.

While remote work is supported, we believe in the power of face-to-face interactions to foster team spirit and collaboration. Our offices are designed as hubs for innovation and team-building, where we encourage regular in-person gatherings to foster a strong sense of community.

Tide is a place for everyone

At Tide, we believe that we can only succeed if we let our differences enrich our culture. Our Tideans come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We consider everyone irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity or differently-abled status. We celebrate diversity in our workforce as a cornerstone of our success. Our commitment to a broad spectrum of ideas and backgrounds is what enables us to build products that resonate with our members’ diverse needs and lives.

We are One Team and foster a transparent and inclusive environment, where everyone’s voice is heard.