Cloud Infrastructure Manager  


Salary & Benefits: Up to £50,876 - £73,854, a company car lease/allowance scheme, annual incentive related bonus (up to 10% of annual salary), private health care, attractive pension scheme (Up to 10% company contribution), life assurance cover of 4 times pensionable salary and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and a wellness day. We also offer a fantastic flexible benefits package, where you can choose from benefits such as health cash plan scheme, critical illness insurance, dental insurance, life assurance flex and partner cover.  Colleagues also have access to a retail savings scheme, online GP service, cycle to work scheme, gym membership discounts and many more! 


Location: Bradford / Hybrid Working (average of 2-3 office days a week – Bradford) 


Work type: Permanent. 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday.  



We have an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Infrastructure Manager to join the IT Tech Change team at Yorkshire Water and be a part of helping Yorkshire Water to provide the best service to our customers. Could this be you? 


What we do: 


Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire, we make sure that over 5.4 million people living in the region and the millions of people who visit our region each year, can rely on our services, and have clean and safe drinking water on tap and that their wastewater is taken away. But for us, it’s so much more than this. 


We look after communities, protect the environment, and plan to look after Yorkshire’s water, today, tomorrow 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide essential water and wastewater services to every corner of the Yorkshire region, and play a key role in the region’s health, wellbeing, and prosperity.  


New environmental legislation, unprecedented levels of investment and changing expectations from customers means that this is an exciting time to discover opportunities within the water industry. The IT function are a key part of how we plan to meet the changing expectations of customers and regulators. 


This role will be responsible for the build of repeatable and reliable capabilities through a process of trial, feedback, learning and continual evolution with a specific focus on DevSecOps.  It will continually strive for ongoing improvements in operational performance including a focus on automation. 


Where you fit in: 


As our Cloud Infrastructure Manager you will 


  • Have accountability fo the delivery of technical capabilities that support the software development lifecycle across the delivery portfolios, including the deployment of these envronments and processes to the people and teams that are responsible for all systems and software life cycle engineering. 

  • Own the end to end delivery lifecycle and the enabling technologies through to release and depyloyment including ongoing support. 


What skills & qualifications you will need: 


  • Extensive experience in managing end to end delivery in large organisations. 

  • Strong commercial and supplier management skills. 

  • Significant experience of influencing senior stakeholders. 

  • Experience of the design and development of IT solutions including effective delivery governance and portfolio management concepts. 

  • Extensive experience of working Agile/Scaled Agile and DevSecOps delivery methodologies. 

  • Extensive experience of working with digital and cloud technologies, specifically Azure. 

  • Extensive experience with 3rd party delivery teams. 

  • Educated to degree level and or with appropriate professional qualification. 


You will also benefit from having: 


  • Understanding of the Utilities environment 

  • Relevant cerficiations such as Azure, PMP, GCP, NSE, ITILv4, MCSM, MCA or MCM. 

  • Ansible, Bicep, Terrafrm, networking, Jenkins, scripting languages, Azure, storage and databases. 


We embrace a flexible working model, where our hybrid setup typically requires an average of 2 days in the office per week. This could be slightly more when collaborative efforts, training or meeting deadlines demand it. For those who prefer to work on-site, our office is open Monday-Friday during working hours.   


If you’re an experienced Cloud Infrastructure professional and want to help us deliver exceptional service for our customers whilst protecting the environment, then apply today to find out what a career with Yorkshire Water can offer for you. 


We are proud to serve the Yorkshire region and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply.  


If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks that will include a Basic Disclosure Check, carried out through a Third Party Company, prior to commencing employment. Depending on the role, you may also be required to go through the security vetting process for either a Counter Terrorist Check or Security Check clearance.   


Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.  


What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Cloud Infrastructure Manager