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Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.


Role purpose:


The Senior Cloud Platform Engineer, is responsible for providing technical leadership and expertise in designing, implementing, and optimizing cloud infrastructure solutions.




  • Collaborate with architects and developers to design and implement cloud infrastructure solutions based on business requirements.
  • Deploy and configure cloud services and resources, including compute, storage, networking, and security components.
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning and management tasks using infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts and root cause analysis for complex cloud infrastructure issues, and implement preventive measures to mitigate risks.
  • Implement and maintain cloud security controls, including identity and access management, encryption, and compliance frameworks.
  • Drive initiatives to optimize cloud costs, improve operational efficiency, and enhance performance and reliability of cloud-based systems.
  • Develop and maintain documentation, standards, and best practices for cloud architecture and operations.
  • Mentor and coach junior cloud engineers, providing guidance and support in cloud architecture, best practices, and emerging technologies.
  • Stay abreast of emerging cloud technologies, trends, and best practices to drive continuous improvement and innovation.




  • 5+ years of experience with public, private, and hybrid cloud services planning and operation
  • Experience in a multinational IT environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a equivalent technical experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing principles, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, public private, hybrid
  • Proficiency in cloud infrastructure automation and orchestration tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Bicep or Azure Resource Manager.
  • Hands-on experience with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) and microservices architecture.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment tools (Bamboo, VSTS, TeamCity)
  • Experience implementing cloud security controls and best practices, including identity management, encryption, and compliance frameworks (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, SOC 2).
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills


Hydro offers:


  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • Flexible work environment/home office
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company, gain new certificates
  • Attractive benefit package

Applications from severely disabled and equally disabled people will be considered with equal suitability.
Please apply online in our system with your CV and optionally a cover letter.

A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  May 3, 2024

Székesfehérvár, HU

Department:  Cloud Platform
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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