Platform Engineer

City of London - London

£65,000 - £90,000   

Platform Engineer - Linux, Nginx -PHP -Python, Google Cloud -Kubernetes -Docker -CI/CD - Remote first Fin-Tech

I am currently working in partnership with a Fin-Tech as they look to expand their growing Platform Team.

Building a financial ecosystem to underpin modern banking: one that seamlessly connects people to financial products & services that improve their lives. A Platform used by global banks to harness the power of open banking and to make life better for their customers.

The software engineering teams are tasked with solving highly technical problems to enable solutions that tangibly benefit the lives of millions of people. From how to scale solutions in the most effective manner of integrating hundreds of third-party businesses. Data is key to the business, and we need passionate developers to help capture it, store it, transform it, research and most importantly secure it.

Here to create the world's most compelling financial data products, used by some of the world's most prestigious institutions to help millions of their customers take control of their finances.

As a Platform Engineers you will be quintessential in the operation by ensuring complex distributed systems are always running smoothly. You'll be a Linux problem solver and work continuously with the Developers to design inventive solutions to maintain system reliability and scalability.

This is an exciting opportunity which offers the right person the chance to build services which will be used by FinTech partners.

What influence will you make:

  • You will Challenge our current infrastructure and improve it
  • Prepare our platform for mass adoption and scale
  • Explore cutting-edge server, deployment, and hosting technologies
  • Design solutions for our unique problems involving big data in collaboration with our data scientists
  • Contribute towards delivering the most secure platform in finance technology

Technical Skills:

  • You'll have a firm grasp of programming and/or scripting languages (e.g. Go, PHP, Python)
  • A strong familiarity with CI\CD methodologies, chat-ops etc
  • You'll be experienced in designing solutions within microservices based architectures
  • Have a strong understanding of containerisation with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experienced in Systems Engineering and Troubleshooting (Linux)
  • The confidence to challenge our tech and work with us to provide better solutions
  • Taking it to the next level
  • Knowledge from designing and delivering secure, fail-safe systems and architecture
  • Strong server-side experience, especially with Linux, Nginx and scripting languages
  • Cloud hosting experience, including Google Cloud


  • Stock options and the opportunity to invest in building and developing, and to get to share in future successes.
  • £50 monthly flexible welll-being allowance which can be used towards your own wellness, whether that's a gym membership, meal-box subscription, massages or something else!
  • £500 pot available to use towards your learning and development - think books, courses & events - the choice is yours.
  • Quarterly R&D days, giving you the opportunity to take a break for 2 days from live projects and work on something that's inspired you, either independently or as part of a collaborative team.
  • You'll have the freedom and flexibility to manage your time and routine in a way that suits you, and your team, allowing you to deliver your best work.
  • 25 days holiday, plus the usual bank holidays, plus additional time off over the holiday season.
  • We want to make sure everyone is set up to work effectively and comfortably - so you'll get to choose your own kit, including any additional equipment you might need to work from home.
  • Big quarterly events (an epic summer party), regular team socials & monthly company breakfasts. This year stepping up virtual social scene with quiz nights, virtual cocktail making, book clubs, and online workouts.
  • Big advocates of sustainable transport and travel and are members of a cycle to work scheme.
  • Season ticket loans available.

This really is a great opportunity, so don't delay in getting in touch!

Platform Engineer - Linux, Nginx -PHP -Python, Google Cloud -Kubernetes -Docker -CI/CD - Remote first Fin-Tech

Linux Nginx -PHP -Python Google Cloud -Kubernetes -Docker -CI/CD

Updated: Fri Oct 01 2021 15:10:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)