Platform Engineer


London - London

£60,000 - £70,000   + Very Generous

Platform Engineer / DevOps Engineer - AWS - eCommerce cool industry!

Due to the global nature of our client, 95% remote working options are very much open for this role, or if you wanted to be based out of their Spain, Poland, Germany or Netherlands office this is ok too! Our client also has awesome central London offices. You will be working in a company of circa 300 people and you will be in a platform team of 5.

** ESSENTIAL for this role will be for you to have very strong scripting knowledge in any of Bash, Python, Groovy etc. Or if you have originally come from a software engineering background this will be ok too. **

This is a mid-level role where there will be room for you to grow your technical exposure and experience as well as growing your career within the firm.

You will work closely with the development teams and assist them with the operational requirements of implementing new and maintaining existing applications, optimising the delivery pipeline as well as maintaining and scaling our client's infrastructure.

Key technologies our client uses are listed here, experience with all of these is beneficial but not a requirement:

  • Linux and Docker
  • Terraform, Ansible
  • AWS including: Fargate ECS, Lambda, EventBridge, SQS, EC2, RDS, ElastiCache, ElasticSearch, Glue, Route53 and many more
  • Jenkins pipelines
  • Tomcat, gUnicorn, NodeJS and Nginx
  • MySQL, Aurora, MongoDB and Redis

Your responsibilities will include

  • Automation
  • Infrastructure as code - implementing and maintaining
  • Site uptime, performance, scalability and incident response
  • Ensuring the developers can deliver by implementing and scaling CI/CD pipelines
  • Security of the production and development environments
  • Collaborating with supporting the wider engineering team and stakeholders to deliver solutions

Key attributes:

  • People who want to deliver solutions and have a pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Ability to understand complex problems and break them down into manageable tasks
  • Hands-on attitude with a passion for resolving reliability issues and identifying strategies to mitigate them going forward.
  • Proactive approach to opportunities
  • Experience implementing CI/CD and best practices
  • Feeling at home with the Linux command-line with strong scripting and automation skills
  • High degree of technical competency with infrastructure as code and containerisation
  • Experience deploying and operating high traffic web applications in the cloud
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge sharing
  • Collaborative attitude and mentor to junior team members
  • Experience with agile software development

Nice bits about working for this company:

  • They are a team that embraces change and want to work with the best tools, processes and people.
  • The company has hack weeks once a quarter where you can work on projects you wouldn't normally have a chance to day-to-day, exploring new ideas, technology and techniques.
  • Professional growth is encouraged with individual budget available to be spent as required on training, conferences, etc
  • The staff socialise as a team. From team lunches to board games and LAN gaming, they have fun!
  • Staff all work closely together, sitting in the same space with the key stakeholders. You get to see the impact of your work right away and get immediate feedback
  • The management believe in working with open source and giving back to the community

This is a *super* opportunity with to work for a national 'brand' with a great bunch of people in the team. APPLY ASAP for success!

Platform Engineer / DevOps Engineer - AWS - eCommerce cool industry!

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Updated: Tue May 18 2021 18:13:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)