Platform Engineer (AWS Focus)

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  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £70,000 (GBP)
  • Swindon, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

Platform Engineer (AWS Focus) 

Description

Platform Engineer (AWS Focus) 

Work with Engineering teams to Deliver platforms independently or/and as part of a team into AWS, drives efficiency to support the business and engineering department. Deliver AWS platforms that enables our client to meet business and engineering requirements. 

Ability to identify personal domain gaps and actively source the missing knowledge to provide an end-to-end skill set for delivery of complete AWS solutions.    

 

  • Cloud
  • Ensure that platforms crated or migrated to the cloud are in line with our best practices and standards documents.
  • Platforms
  • Understand our on-premises platforms to ensure that solutions in the cloud tack the core issues or required improvements

 

Technical

Essential 

  • Highly competent AWS Cloud Engineer with proven experience of migrating platforms to the cloud
  • GIT
  • Deploying and managing Container technologies 
  • Linux (ideally Centos/RHEL, Amazon Linux)
  • Infrastructure as code experience (Terraform, CloudFormation, Puppet or Ansible)
  • Understands the importance of sharing cloud skills with others 

 

Desirable 

  • Serverless technologies
  • Experience working with infrastructure and/or Development teams to deliver platforms into an AWS production environment
  • Experience with AWS migrations
  • Worked in a PCI (Payment Card Industry) DSS compliant environment
  • Experience working within a DevOps and Agile culture

 

Behaviour 

  • Methodical and well organized – able to plan own work and track progress against a plan.
  • Ability to use their initiative to gain additional understanding on modern technologies.
  • Is conscious about providing full documentation that is easy for non-technical individuals to read.
  • Strong communicator, both written & oral. Able to explain technical issues and solutions to different teams.
  • Build strong relationship with other departments, Operations and Development.
  • Proven logical thinker with proven problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Enthusiastic and Adaptable; Able to prioritise in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working on his/her own initiative to deliver projects.
  • Attention to detail - Able to see defects in solutions and work to define a solution.

Skills

IT Infrastructure Expertise
DevOps
IT Infrastructure Products
Amazon AWS
CentOS
Cloud Genius
Linux
RedHat
Terraform
Management Frameworks and Business Modelling
Agile
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Ansible
Software Development Tools
Puppet

Industry Experience

IT
Finance & Insurance