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Senior AWS Platform Engineer (remote)

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    DevOps

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Developer

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Damian Romanowski

  • Contact email:

    damian.romanowski@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    60594_1622816652

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job title: Senior Platform Engineers (AWS / Kubernetes)

Location: Central London (with flexible remote working)

Salary: £80-100k

A ground-breaking FinTech company is on a mission to transform the banking industry - following a very strong financial performance over the past 2 years, they're looking for multiple Senior DevOps & Platform Engineers to support the company's growth.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience building and operating services on AWS
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Strong understanding of the Linux based operating systems
  • Ability to automate a variety of cloud infrastructure services through tools like Terraform
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting services
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks
  • Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • You will also need an attitude that questions and challenges existing ideas, no matter where they've come from
  • Good experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins/Concourse

Non-essential requirements (experience with any of the below would be great):

  • Experience in one or more of the following: Golang, Java, Python, Perl or Ruby
  • Experience of service mesh with tools like Istio/Linkerd
  • Experience operating distributed cloud-based micro services
  • Past experience of designing systems or components on large projects
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design
  • Experience with Kinesis, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka or other big data and streaming technologies
  • Experience in NoSQL databases including DynamoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elastic search, Neo4J/JanusGraph & Mongo
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

If you're looking for a highly autonomous role where you'll be able to lead the change and make a real impact, while being able to test and experiment a lot of new technologies, then this is the role for you!

For a confidential discussion, please apply now.