Platform Engineer

London - London

£65,000 - £90,000   Benefits

Platform Engineer -AWS -Kubernetes -EKS -Helm -Python -GO -Java -Leading International Software House

Fully Remote

An exciting Platform Engineer opportunity has been created to meet the needs of an international software company and its ever-growing customer base. A software company that solves real-world problems with innovative solutions and modern technology stacks.

This Software company has been providing innovative, automated, and cloud-centric solutions for nearly four decades. Helping the likes of banks, public institutions, insurance companies and telecommunication firms get their mission-critical systems online. Committed to bringing their clients' ideas to life by rapidly deploying transformative and reliable software solutions - freeing up their client's time to focus on differentiating themselves in the market.

You will get the chance to work with dynamic project teams, while pursuing your own career growth through a continuous learning programme. If you are passionate about technological innovations and enjoy sharing your knowledge and ideas with more junior engineers, then I would love to speak with you.

You will need to be a Platform Engineer with solid experience working with Kubernetes and containerised workloads, CI/CD tools and in building a supporting apps running on AWS.

Candidates must have a good understanding of the following services and/ or concepts:

  • AWS (EKS, VPC, S3, RDS, IAM, FARGATE, LAMBDA, CloudFront) and Well Architected Frameworks
  • Observability and Monitoring (Xray, CloudWatch, Open Tracing, Grafana)
  • Kubernetes (EKS) experience
  • DevOps Practises and CI/CD Tools (AWS DevOps Tools, Jenkins)
  • Cloud Native Toolsets (Helm / Customize)
  • Containerisation
  • Programming languages (Python / Go / Java / JS)
  • Linux experience
  • Distributed systems and architectures

Responsibilities include:

  • CI/CD with Jenkins pipelines as code or similar (Github Actions, Azure DevOps)
  • Kubernetes Administration (Ingress, networking, RBAC)
  • Enhancing monitoring and observability (SLO, SLI, SLA) and alerting
  • infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) user Terraform/CloudFormation/Cross plane
  • Release management and oversite
  • SRE practises such as incident response, automation, reliability and monitoring


  • AWS Associate level certification or substantial years of experience
  • Preferred Kubernetes Application Developer certification or substantial years of experience
  • Be familiar with Kubernetes Administrative tasks
  • Experience with IaC tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation or CDKS
  • Experience with Kubernetes GitOps practises and using tools such as ArgoCD /Flux or Helm/Kustomize
  • Experience monitoring with Prometheus/Grafana /CloudWatch
  • Building of platform APIs, automation, tooling and/ or internal developer platforms

This really is an exciting to time to join the team at a time of growth. If you have a start-up mentality and you are ready to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in, then this is a great opportunity for you.

The culture is friendly and collaborative, with a relaxed yet professional environment that extends to their flat management structure.

Apply today for interviews as early as next week!

Platform Engineer -AWS -Kubernetes -EKS -Helm -Python -GO -Java -Leading International Software House

AWS -Kubernetes -EKS -Helm -Python -GO -Java

Updated: Fri Nov 05 2021 15:49:12 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)