Platform Engineer

£57,000 | Beeston | Permanent
Posted 3 months ago

Platform Engineer
A leading digital organisation are growing their team and looking for a DevOps Engineer who will play a leading role in devising and implementing a modern approach to Software Engineering.

Key Tasks
• Build and maintain the right cloud infrastructure, balancing performance and resilience with cost.
• Creating proof of concepts for customers using their hands-on experience with the product and integration stack.
• Building and maintaining a set of tools that enable developers to self-serve for most operational task.
• Defining and building enterprise platform tools.
• Build deployment pipeline which enable the development team to achieve rapid change.
• Providing guidance to development teams and coach / mentor developers and architects on the technical vision
• Communicating efficiently and working together with an inter-disciplinary team.
• Continuously learning new technologies.
• Troubleshooting and implementing improvement to system as needed.
• Presenting and depicting the rationale of findings in simple, engaging and easy to understand business terms to a diverse group of stakeholders.

Essential Skills:
• Expert knowledge and hands on experience in Amazon Web Services
• Experience in working with CI/CD processes and tooling such as GitLab/GitHub, Jenkins etc.
• Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef.
• Experience with orchestration tools (Terraform, CloudFormation)
• Strong scripting abilities (Python, PowerShell, Bash)
• Strong Knowledge of Linux Administration (RHEL)
• Expert in Agile processes such as Scrum, Kanban
• Customer facing experience.
• Writing and/or providing input to proposals.
• Ability to put delivery timescales implementation and cost estimates together based on proposed architecture/design and risks.
• Keen interest in future technologies and the strategic direction of software and systems delivery
• Fluent English: Able to communicate in both written and verbally to stakeholders across the business. Able to effectively explain technical ideas and concepts to a non-technical audience.
• Project delivery experience within iterative and agile software development methodologies
• Able to undertake and successfully gain SC level security clearance checks
• Design for non-functional requirements, including availability, scalability, portability, security, etc.
• Professional Certification in Amazon Web Services and /or Azure

Please call Carmen on 01423 878655 or email carmen.neville@interquestgroup.com to find out more.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Carmen Neville Williams

carmen.neville@interquestgroup.com
01423 878655

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