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Platform Engineer Lead - DevOps

Job Title: Platform Engineer Lead - DevOps
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/16341/C/JR/250521_1621931035
Contact Name: DevOps Team
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Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Platform Engineer Lead (DevOps AWS) *Remote Process WfH* Are you an accomplished Platform Engineer with a broad remit of technical leadership knowledge?

Would you like an opportunity to drive the vision forward of a pioneering FinTech that is currently transforming the future of modern consumer banking?

If you're motivated by technical innovation and are keen to make an impact in a high-visibility role, this could be the position for you. As a Platform Engineer Lead, 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.

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 strong knowledge of Platform Engineering tools, technologies and practices e.g. AWS services, Terraform, Kubernetes
*You have working knowledge of TCP/HTTP, networking concepts
*You have experience 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 and bringing leadership ideas to the table

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