La Fosse Associates are currently partnered with a client who are looking to recruit a Head of Platform Engineering into their team.
This is a permanent position, salary range is £110,000-£130,000 and is based out of their London office. Generous benefits package included.
Lead the development of the client's back end and Web platforms, providing engineering leadership to multiple scrum teams including teams at our systems integrator who are off-shore.
Own the target state architectures for the entire back end and Web platforms hosted on AWS and coordinate their ongoing evolution with product owners, delivery partners and technology vendors.
Collaborate extensively with Product, Development, Testing and IT Operations.
Determine the platform strategies and roadmaps while maintaining knowledge of the strategic business plans along with technology vendors' product strategies and roadmaps
Ensure that non-functional requirements such as scalability, security, availability, reliability and performance are addressed.
Continuous improvement of coding standards and the DevOps pipelines
Supporting the due diligence on new Technology suppliers and ongoing supplier reviews of key technology providers.
Participating in and leading product evaluations, RFP's and POC's.
Support the CTO in the management of the Technology budget
Comfortable working in a DevOps environment comprising Jenkins, Sonar Cloud, BitBucket.
Working with Agile collaboration tools: Figma, JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft Teams, Slack.
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