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Platform Engineer Lead - Terraform Docker AWS

Job Title: Platform Engineer Lead - Terraform Docker AWS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/16344/B/JR/190421_1618835208
Contact Name: Client Server Regional Team
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Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Platform Engineer Lead (DevOps Terraform Docker AWS) Pioneering FinTech that has disrupted the consumer banking market through their breakthrough, cloud-based, data-centric platform is seeking an accomplished Platform Engineer with strong leadership acumen to join them in a high-visibility, high-impact role.

As a Platform Engineer Lead, you'll help drive the vision for the service going forward, working with key stakeholders and leaders to cultivate the long-term leadership and business strategy to deliver first-rate technical solutions. You'll also play an integral role in driving technical architecture, engineering practices and methodologies, ensuring the company is operating architecturally sound systems that are aligned with business objectives.

You'll act as a critical point of technical contact and key figure across the Platform Engineering effort, where you'll guide teams to deliver the market-leading core banking product; a mission critical system that will potentially serve hundreds of millions of customers across the world.

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