Formula One

Senior Cloud Engineer

Undisclosed salaryOtherFull timePermanent
Westerham, GB

About the position


The people who work off-track are as important to Formula 1 as those behind the wheel. As a Senior Cloud Engineer responsible for the design, build, and support of Formula 1’s Cloud & multi-site Kubernetes platform, you could be one of them!

Specification Essentials

  • Degree, HND/C in IT related Subject or relevant experience
  • Kubernetes Certified Administrator (CKA)
  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional (or equivalent)
  • Extensive IT experience
  • AWS experience working with security groups, VPC’s, EKS, EC2, IAM, and S3.
  • Comprehensive Terraform experience.
  • CloudFormation, Cloud security & compliance
  • Knowledge & understanding of fundamental networking principles (TCP/IP, UDP, application, OSI)
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud networking (Direct Connect, VPC’s, Transit Gateways)
  • Extensive hands-on Kubernetes experience
  • Knowledge of authentication protocols such as SAML, OIDC, OAuth 2.0.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP.
  • Understanding of basic DevOps principles
  • Helm, GIT, Windows & Linux OS, Jira (or equivalent)
  • Ability to work with other teams to fulfil initiative requirements.

Reporting into the Lead Cloud Architect, you will:

  • Build, maintain, develop, and support Formula 1’s enterprise cloud platforms.
  • Be a senior stakeholder within the team and within projects, providing guidance, best practices, and solutions.
  • Work closely with Formula 1’s Information Security team to ensure governance and security compliance is met and maintained.
  • Work with cross functional teams to build and maintain multi-site, hybrid Kubernetes platforms.
  • Support the Formula 1 Grand Prix events remotely from the Media & Technology Centre in Biggin Hill, looking after the on-premises Kubernetes platforms, and Cloud hosted systems. 
  • Mentor, provide technical guidance, and support team members, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and growth.
  • Utilize Terraform to design and provision infrastructure as code, enabling scalable and repeatable deployment of resources.
  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to streamline cloud system architectures and enhance collaboration.
  • Working closely with the DevOps team to ensure strategic technical objectives are met and system delivery is streamlined.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues, working closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Continuously research and evaluate new tools and technologies to improve platforms and processes.
  • Maintain and update documentation related to infrastructure, deployments, and processes.
  • Produce system reports and statistics as required.
  • Produce root cause analysis reports in the case of failures and issues.
  • Attend meetings when requested.
  • Be available to work on systems outside of usual ‘Business Hours’, both planned and any potential unplanned work.
  • Keep abreast of developments in Industry and consider proactively how these may be incorporated into the Formula 1 system.

Be the force behind Formula 1!


Formula One


Free car parkingHealthcarePaid holidaysPaid sick leave


English(Professional working proficiency)


Posted 2 months ago



Westerham, GB