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DevOps Platform Engineer

  • Job reference: 24425
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Cloud Services
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum

DevOps Platform Engineer

AWS/Ansible/Python/UNIX

My client is a fast-growing start-up, who is looking for a talented Platform Engineer to join their team. You will be working with other Engineers in the platform and web teams to enrich, fine-tune and maintain the underlying infrastructure that powers both the web application stack and order processing platform.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Augmenting the warehouse management ecosystem in AWS to enable simulation and testing of scenarios without affecting real warehouse data
  • Assessing and improving the architecture of the order processing and fulfilment platform to allow us to handle rapidly ever-increasing order volumes
  • Designing scalable network architecture to enable expansion into multiple warehouse sites

What you'll be doing day-to-day

As an Operations Platform Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Working with the Product Owners, Engineering teams, Warehouse Operations team, and CTO to deliver high quality, enterprise-grade software solutions
  • Maintaining the Warehouse Management systems and databases
  • Integrating their ERP system into a cloud infrastructure
  • Maintaining onsite software and networks
  • Scaling their warehouse systems and hardware, and implementing new technologies to support the company's rapid growth

Role Requirements

  • RDBMS knowledge
  • Deep understanding of Unix and its command line utilities
  • Knowledge of developing and/or deploying systems into a Cloud infrastructure (AWS)
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience with a language used to automate infrastructure management (preferably Python)
  • Experience in building and/or supporting CI and deployment pipelines
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration tools (preferably CircleCI)

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience of AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience with Oracle DB
  • Experience configuring physical and virtual networks
  • Experience with maintaining ERP systems
  • Understanding of a micro-services architecture

You will be joining a passionate and talented team, with technology at the heart of the business. Please click apply if you think you fit the above brief!

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