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Cloud & Systems Engineer

Role: Cloud & Systems Engineer

Location: Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Glasgow or London (hybrid)

Term: Part-Time, Contract 2 days/week

About the role

The team at Clevernet are on a mission to make buildings smarter across Ireland & the UK.  Our team have been working with WiFi and Energy Solutions for over 15 years and have built & operated a number of brands.  We’ve had so much fun doing it, we’re doing it all over again.

At Clevernet we are a driven by our customers needs, constantly pushing the boundaries of software, wireless networking, IoT, & Energy Solutions to make our customers buildings smarter & improve user experience.


We are a customer driven start-up with innovation at our core where team members can grow & have fun.  We are bold enough to try new things and not afraid to get things wrong.


Clevernet is seeking a Cloud & Systems Engineer on a part-time contract basis, 2 days/week. The successful candidate will take a leading role in ensuring that Clevernet's infrastructure is secure, resilient and scalable. You will work as part of small but growing technical team developing our smart building platform and solutions. Our customers include Schools, Hotels, Offices & Government buildings all across Ireland & UK.

We are a new and fast growing IoT company, offering SaaS based services in Autonomous HVAC, wireless networking, IoT metering, environmental monitoring & sustainability solutions to make our customers buildings smarter & improve user experience.

If you’re a customer driven, hands-on, tech savvy person. Enjoy working on your own initiative whilst having fun then Clevernet is the place for you.

This role is suited to someone with 2-3 years experience with a drive to enhance their career working with some of the UK & Irelands top brands.

Technical characteristics & experience

  • Demonstrable experience designing and operating systems in an AWS multi-service environment.

  • In particular, a good working knowledge of using AWS services, not limited to, but including EC2 (including load balancers), API Gateway, S3 and Lambda in a production environment .

  • A good understanding of architecting on AWS with an eye for optimisation of cost/reliabiilty and incorporating "secure-by-design" principles in a fast growth environment.

  • A curious attitude, always looking to learn and expand your technical skills.

  • Experience of Linux sysadmin skills.

  • A thorough understanding of systems security, theory and in practice.

  • Comfortable coding in a suitable language for sysadmin/deployment tasks such as deployment automation, automation of routine tasks (repeatable service patterns), etc.

  • Experience of basic relational database administration tasks, e.g. running MySQL or Postgres..

  • Configuration automation.


Nice to have

  • Relevant AWS certification (e.g. Certified Solutions Architect); however, demonstrable practical experience is equally desirable.

  • A working knowledge of Node.js.

  • A working knowledge of DNS zone administration.

  • Basic experience of Docker.

  • A working knowledge of code deployment pipelines, including git, testing frameworks etc.

  • Experience using AWS DynamoDB.


Personal characteristics

  • Must be able to operate at all levels both internally and with customers.

  • Confident and articulate with first class communication skills.

  • Self-starter with a proactive approach and able to work on own initiative.

  • An understanding of business practices and ethics.

  • Commitment, drive and enthusiasm above the average.

  • The ability to work in a demanding and ever-changing environment where meeting time deadlines are a key task.

  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills.

  • Goal oriented person who can deliver successful results.

  • Strong communicator towards customers, organisation and sales team.

  • Creative and shows initiative.

  • Believes in the company values.

  • Relevant market, product and application knowledge.

  • Not afraid to fail.

  • Full driving licence.


In return you’ll get;

  • Flexible working arrangements.

  • A salary and growth opportunities based on your experience.

  • All the tools & training required to get the job done.

  • On-going professional training.

  • Opportunity to work in a fast paced, customer driven start-up.

Clevernet is an equal opportunities employer.

Note for Agencies - we will not accept any candidates sent through a recruitment agency, direct applicants only.

How to apply

To apply for this position email us at and include a cover letter to let us know what you've done, what you want to learn and how you can contribute to the role.

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