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I am currently working with a renowned UK based Financial Services company They are growing a team of highly skilled and passionate engineers to help build, develop, and operate large-scale public cloud environments. They're responsible for creating and maintaining the cloud platform and related services that allows the company to leverage Public Cloud resources in a standard, supportable framework. The Cloud Platform Engineering team help to deliver and enable internal product engineering teams to leverage the cloud in a secure, scalable, and consistent manner.
There is now a chance for a Lead Platform Engineer to join a team of agile, technically strong, diverse, and creative engineers to help deliver multiple complex projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a fully remote leadership position with a household UK name in financial services, working some of the most large scale and complex projects available!
Take the lead with architects and other team members to develop and build complex cloud services and capabilities
Ongoing development of cloud services including working with product development groups to build cloud aware applications
Develop automated processes to prevent, identify, and fix problems that impact service availability
Maintain an understanding of industry trends and how new technologies can be leveraged to meet business objectives
Identify and deliver improvements across a broad range of areas such as cost savings, security, ease of use, & reliability. Take ownership of these and drive to completion.
Work with and help lead a virtual team to deliver business unit priority work
Participate and help run SCRUM sessions with local team and participate in wider team direction setting
Collaborate with cloud architecture and product engineering teams to translate high level technical requirements and in turn define infrastructure changes
Innovate new and improved uses of technology to meet business objectives
Understand the impact of new technologies and their technical impacts to supported systems
Collaborate with peers, architects and managers to understand strategy and how best to operationalise it across the cloud environments
Substantial related technology experience
Experienced in leading multi-functional teams
Consistent track record of delivering goals
Experienced in writing clean code (.net framework, etc)
Experienced with IaC / Terraform
Excellent Azure experience
Experienced in automating software build, deployment, and server configuration management using tools such as Git, & Terraform
Knowledge & Experience of modern agile development methodologies
Exposure to DevOps practices and automation of software testing, delivery and infrastructure changes
Strong passion for technology, a willingness to learn new skills and the ability to evangelize the uses of cloud services
Self-motivated and self-directed, ability to translate technical direction into functional solutions
Ability to work effectively in a globally distributed team, handling multiple priorities while collaborating with multi-functional teams
Proven ability to investigate complex issues spanning multiple technologies and drive to completion
Experienced in writing clean code in other Object Orientated languages: C++, .NET, other
Experience in developing IaaS development toolkits
Experience in working as part of an existing Site Reliability Engineering team
Experience with any public or private cloud technologies/services, particularly federation and STS services, ExpressRoute and connectivity services, and Azure Functions
Expertise in Windows and Linux system administration, databases (relational and NoSQL), and networking infrastructure and services (routing, switching, DNS, NTP)
Packages on offer include:
Base salary up to £80,000
fully remote working
up to 15% bonus
generous pension contributions and annual leave
If you're fitting the bill and want to find out more, apply now using the link on the page!