Hybrid Cloud Network Engineer, Associate

BlackRock, Inc.

Hybrid Cloud Network Engineer, Associate

Salary Not Specified

BlackRock, Inc., Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 6 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 8cd37b9b84014c13ba62e400dc11305e

Full Job Description

BlackRock's Hybrid Cloud Network team is responsible for building and growing a multi-cloud strategy. We are looking for a Cloud Network Engineer, focused on automation to join our team. We are an interdisciplinary team focusing on leveraging cloud capabilities within BlackRock's powerful asset management platform in a scalable, resilient, and secure manner. We are passionate about solving difficult problems through technology and are focused on utilizing the cloud to tackle large scale challenges.

We have a team that works globally and excited to get someone with deep technical expertise in Cloud Networking to help move us forward! We want to see how our successful candidate will fit into our Agile team and for them to impress our internal development teams with their guru level knowledge!

You are looking at a firm that recognizes strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your outstanding skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual. You are a strong candidate when it comes to your ability to work in an international team. You will have experience in building cloud infrastructure and automating the on-premises network devices' configuration, while keeping security, cost, performance, and complexity at top of mind.

As a Cloud Network Engineer, focused on automation you will:

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary squad to build out our cloud platform connectivity stacks

  • Participate in agile ceremonies to help deliver our commitments within our team

  • Utilize deep technical knowledge to drive the delivery of scalable & secure network resources

  • Participate with design and feedback workshops to improve our services and quality of work

  • Assist in solving issues with the cloud services & platform related to network connectivity, partnering with our wider networking teams

  • Build cloud network connectivity architectures & systems. Participate in design reviews and deliver on those designs.

  • Take well known on-premises ways of working and translate them into a cloud native approach for modern technologies

    Minimum of 4 years' experience provisioning, deploying and supporting cloud native applications in Azure with Terraform, ARM templates or equivalent

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience designing & implementing cloud connectivity; VPC/Network peering, Cloud-to-Cloud, On-prem-to-cloud

  • To demonstrate experience using the following services from a cloud provider; VNets, Resource Groups, Functions, AzureVM, NSGs, Express Route, RBAC

  • To have been using Terraform, blueprints or CloudFormation to deliver complex infrastructure across Azure (Preferred) or AWS. Some GCP knowledge is useful.

  • Deep technical knowledge and experience securing sophisticated network architectures across on-prem and cloud.

  • Experience automating network configuration

  • To demonstrate your experience with understanding sophisticated requirements and how they distill into designs.

  • Experience in helping a multi-disciplinary team achieve their goals using GitOps processes.

  • Network knowledge equivalent to the Cisco CCNP Route level.

  • Solid understanding of the BGP routing protocol.

  • Experience in Ansible and AWS highly desirable


  • Nice to have and opportunities to learn:
  • Experience with Cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud

  • Experience with Cisco network infrastructure and OS

  • Experience with the BGP routing protocol

  • Experience with network configuration automation tools like Ansible

  • Experience working in an agile team.

  • Experience with DevOps and tools like Azure DevOps


  • Who you are:
  • You enjoy rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty when vital, and you persevere where others do not

  • Passionate about crafting and evolving CI/CD pipelines with GitLab or GitHub following GitOps principles

  • Excited to bring order to cloud automation standards

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.


  • About BlackRock

    At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

    This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.