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Platform Engineer - Automation

  • Location:

    High Wycombe

  • Sector:

    DevOps

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Software Engineer

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Niketa Whitefield

  • Contact email:

    niketa.whitefield@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    66224_1636028024

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client, a leading Media Software specialist, are seeking a Platform Engineer (automation developer) to join the team developing systems automation tooling for configuring the hardware and software that comprise their product solution - a globally distributed, high performance, scalable data platform used by media & entertainment companies around the world.

  • Working within the (Product) development team, you'll be developing automation tools, primarily using Python, to automatically deploy, configure and monitor product solutions comprised of servers, on-premise disk storage and networking, and cloud integration.
  • You'll use your experience in managing Linux systems with configuration management tools, such as SaltStack, and your knowledge of configuring and monitoring IT infrastructures to help the team deliver best-of-breed deployments to their customers with the greatest of ease and confidence.
  • You'll get to work with some of the highest performing servers, storage and networks available on the market today.
  • You'll be developing tools to allow the engineers and customers to easily integrate, support and maintain these as part of the product solution platform - including automated operating system, software, and hardware configuration, developing comprehensive monitoring and alerting tools, and creating first-class dashboards & reporting.
  • You'll be involved in the deployment and use of the tools you help create directly with customers, seeing the benefits they bring first-hand, and helping shape future product development.