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Lead Platform Engineer - DevOps Terraform AWS

Job Title: Lead Platform Engineer - DevOps Terraform AWS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/16341/B/JR/150421_1618473627
Contact Name: Support Team
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Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Lead Platform Engineer (DevOps Terraform Docker AWS) Pioneering FinTech that is transforming the future of modern consumer banking is seeking a skilled Platform Engineer with a broad remit of technical leadership expertise to drive the vision of their service.

This is a high-visibility, high-impact role where you'll define technical standards, drive technical architecture, engineering practices and methodologies to ensure the company is operating architecturally soundly, and that systems are aligned with business objectives.

You'll act as a critical point of technical contact and key figure across the Platform Engineering effort to guide teams, and will work closely with key stakeholders and other leaders across the business to cultivate the long term leadership and business strategy.

The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge and experience of Platform Engineering and DevOps practices, with exemplary hands-on experience producing detailed technical work and high-level architectural designs.

The cloud-native platform infrastructure is hosted on AWS, codified in Terraform and deployed with Concourse. You'll also work with other modern tools and technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Cockroach and Kafka, amongst others.

This is an exciting opportunity to guide teams to delivering the market-leading core banking product; a mission critical system that will potentially serve hundreds of millions of customers across the world.

*Please note: this company is able to offer a remote interview, onboarding and 100% work from home during the current social distancing measures. You'll join colleagues in London-based offices 1-2 days a week, likely mid-end 2021*

*You have expert knowledge of Platform Engineering tools, technologies and practices including AWS services, Terraform, Kubernetes
*You have good working knowledge of TCP/HTTP, networking concepts
*You have experience in leading development life cycle processes and are committed to best practices in operating distributed cloud-based microservices
*Experience with Kafka, Concourse, Cockroach, Terragrunt is highly desirable, but not essential
*You have excellent communication skills, able to forge robust working relationships at any level of business
*You have a passion for solving complex technical problems, driving innovation and bringing leadership ideas to the table

As a Lead Platform Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £120k) plus an impressive benefits package, including the latest tech, private healthcare, regular company-funded socials, enhanced parental policies and more.

If you are interested in this Lead Platform Engineer (DevOps Terraform Docker AWS) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today for a confidential discussion.