AWS Platform Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • £45,000 - £55,000 (GBP)
  • Swindon, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Platform Engineer to work for one of our major Payments clients. You will work with Engineering teams to deliver platforms independently or/and as part of a team and drive efficiency to support the business and engineering departments. Deliver platforms that enable business and engineering to meet requirements. Support and improve the CI/CD pipeline for smooth transition from the product owners through to live.  Ability to identify personal domain gaps and actively source the missing knowledge. 

Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Platform Engineer to work for one of our major Payments clients. You will work with Engineering teams to deliver platforms independently or/and as part of a team and drive efficiency to support the business and engineering departments. Deliver platforms that enable business and engineering to meet requirements. Support and improve the CI/CD pipeline for smooth transition from the product owners through to live.  Ability to identify personal domain gaps and actively source the missing knowledge. 

 

Key Tasks

Pipeline

  • Managing and Supporting of the pipeline to deliver platforms into multiple environments

Build

  • Support the build process to enable software delivery to our customers across multiple environments

Cloud

  • Ensure that platforms created or migrated to the cloud are in line with our best practices and standards documents

Platforms

  • Create and handover complete platforms to users, ensure strict adherence to users' requirements and relevant security measures

 

Essential 

  • AWS infrastructure
  • GIT
  • Deploying and managing Container technologies 
  • Linux (ideally Centos/RHEL, Amazon Linux)
  • Creating/Managing deployment pipelines
  • Infrastructure as code experience (Terraform, CloudFormation, Puppet or Ansible)

 

Desirable 

  • Serverless technologies
  • Experience working with infrastructure and/or Development teams to deliver platforms/software into a production environment
  • Worked in a PCI (Payment Card Industry) DSS compliant environment
  • Experience with one or more object-oriented programming skills, i.e., Java, Python, Go or scripting (Groovy, Shell)
  • Experience working within a DevOps and Agile culture

 

Required behavioural attributes

  • Methodical and well organized – able to plan own work and track progress against a plan
  • Ability to use initiative to gain additional understanding on modern technologies
  • Conscientious in providing full documentation that is easy for non-technical individuals to read and digest
  • Strong communicator, both written & oral.  Ability 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; ability to prioritise in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Capable of working on own initiative to deliver projects
  • Attention to detail - ability to see defects in solutions and work to define a resolution

Skills

DevOps Technical Skills
Containerization
IT Infrastructure Products
AWS S3
CentOS
Linux
Puppet Labs
RedHat
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Ansible
Software Development Tools
CloudFormation
Git
Terraform

Industry Experience

Financial Services company & Banks