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Platform Engineer - AWS Terraform FinTech

Job Title: Platform Engineer - AWS Terraform FinTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/16344/C/JR/010621_1622535123
Contact Name: Client Server Regional Team
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Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Platform Engineer (AWS Terraform Docker) Do you have a highly technical skillset and a leadership-driven mindset?

Would you like an opportunity to drive the vision of a FinTech that is currently revolutionising the modern consumer banking?

Exciting opportunity has opened for a Platform Engineer with strong leadership acumen to join this pioneering FinTech in a high-impact role. You'll work with key stakeholders and leaders to cultivate the long-term leadership and business strategy to deliver first-rate technical solutions, driving technical architecture, engineering practices and methodologies to ensure the company is operating architecturally sound systems that are aligned with business objectives.

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.

*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 Leeds based offices 1-2 days a week, likely mid-end 2021*

*You have knowledge of Platform Engineering tools, technologies and practices including AWS services, Terraform, Kubernetes
*You have 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
*You have a passion for solving technical problems, driving innovation and bringing leadership ideas to the table

As a 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 Platform Engineer (AWS Terraform Docker) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today for a confidential discussion.