Vacancy: Senior / Lead AWS Infrastructure & Cloud Security Engineer

We are seeking an AWS qualified Cloud Engineer to work closely with our product-focused engineering teams to develop, deploy and secure our infrastructure, applications, and services. The successful candidate will be passionate about DevOps and Cloud Engineering with ambitions to drive adoption of new technology and best practises. 

 This is a new role within the business, and you will need to be proactive and hands on. This is a fantastic opportunity to make an impact at a growing UK technology business and as we expand you will have the opportunity to build your own team. As such the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate initiative as well as leadership and mentoring skills.  

 You will be expected to create and deliver on an ambitions medium-term roadmap to enhance the security, stability, and maintainability of the platform. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, deploy, and maintain cloud-based infrastructure, applications, and services on AWS. 
  • Support use of “infrastructure as code” tools and techniques across the engineering team. 
  • Work with the engineering team to assess the security impact of proposed feature development and take part in code reviews with reference to secure coding practices. 
  • Monitor, review, and optimise application performance. 
  • Undertake ongoing security audits and benchmarking of infrastructure. 
  • Perform risk analysis and document all risks and mitigating controls within environments. 
  • Prepare and enforce standards and guidelines for infrastructure and cloud security. 
  • Assist in completion of technical documents and engagement related to RFPs and other enterprise technical enquiries. 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • AWS certified Professional DevOps Engineer or Solutions Architect or equivalent. 
  • Working knowledge of security standards and frameworks including NIST, CIS, and ISO. 
  • Understanding of threat models and their application to aid in securing environments. 
  • Proven track record in AWS Cloud administration. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good documentation skills, including the ability to create and maintain system and process documentation. 
  • Strong software engineering skills. 
  • Excellent practical knowledge of using JavaScript and/or TypeScript in serverless environments, e.g., AWS Lambda. 
  • History of successful hands-on experience implementing and automating infrastructure as code cloud solutions utilizing AWS EC2 technologies, e.g., AWS CDK, SDK and SAM. 
  • Practical experience and sound technical understanding of tooling such as Bitbucket Pipelines, Terraform, Cognito, Dynamo DB, JIRA, CloudWatch etc. 
  • Proficiency in Linux-based operating systems and bash scripting. 
  • Understanding of containerised applications (Docker) and container management systems. 
  • Experience of non-relation and relational database management systems. 


  • Enhanced Pension – 3 months after probation. 
  • Birthday Day Off. 
  • Training – fully/partially funded by the company. 
  • Group income protection. 
  • Health Cover/Cash Cover – dental check-ups, eye tests, chiropody etc. 
  • Life Insurance. 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme. 
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay. 
  • Long Service Holidays after 3 years of service. 
  • Annual Leave – 25 days plus Bank holidays. 
  • Bucket List Days. 
  • Recommend a friend – receive £500. 
  • Hotel and Gym Discounts. 
  • Charity Days and Social Events. 
  • In Office – arcade machine, pool table, football table, and soft darts. Free fruit, biscuits, crisps, milk, soft drinks, and beers are offered to our employees.

Work Location

The role is based in our central Manchester office. Hybrid working is acceptable, with regular office attendance. 


Highly competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to this senior engineering role. 

About Pimberly

Pimberly is an innovative SaaS-based Product Information Management (PIM) platform. As the only wholly UK-based and owned PIM company, the team behind Pimberly helps businesses to manage their product information more efficiently. The platform allows retailers, distributors, suppliers, and manufacturers to harness and enrich increasing volumes of product data, across multiple channels and regions – enabling them to get products to market faster and improve sales. 

Pimberly’s platform acts as a central hub for all omnichannel product data, including descriptions, specifications, sizing, pricing, availability, imagery, and videos for multiple brands, currencies, and geographies. Its automation and intuitive “No-Code” UI significantly streamline ERP/eComm workflows. This helps retailers, distributors, and manufacturers to seamlessly expand into new marketplaces and territories, as well as rapidly increasing time to market and the agility of their products and services. 

The company has secured contracts with leading UK brands including, JD Sports, Freeman Grattan, Regatta, and Card Factory, as well as international clients such as Brightstar in the US, Mconomy in the Netherlands, and WhiteAway in Denmark. 

Pimberly’s rapid growth follows investment from NorthEdge Capital and the UK Government. The business is now executing international expansion plans in northern Europe and North America. 

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