Platform Engineer

Greater London Contract / 6 months £500.00 - £550 per day

This is great opportunity to work in an established team on a DevOps journey.

Using the latest engineering tools, you’ll be helping to drive a ‘cloud first’ strategy on a scaled agile project. You will be involved in the full software lifecycle, working within an agile team who are responsible for deploying production application stacks for our evolving flagship cloud hosted platform.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Strong Kubernetes skills (OpenShift)
  • Configuration management tools – Ansible, Terraform
  • Linux administration: Redhat
  • Continuous integration tools – Jenkins
  • Monitoring systems – Splunk, Zabbix, Grafana
  • Release management – Git Flow
  • Version control systems – Git
  • Cloud technology – AWS, Azure
  • Tools – Hashicorp Vault, Kafka
  • Lateral thinking, reverse engineering, good problem-solving skills
  • Good documentation: using confluence to log changes, write procedures and instructions
  • Programming skills and have strong interest in DevOps, Systems Engineering or Build and Release Engineering

Principle Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the development team to bring new software releases to production more effectively
  • Develop and deploy OSS tools for use within the Cloud Operations group
  • Develop, deploy and manage a highly scalable and high-availability platform which monitor and maintain service performance and availability metrics
  • Automate everything from deployment, monitoring, management and incident response – treat ‘Everything as Code’
  • Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production
  • Assist identifying and mitigating security threats to comply with a strict security compliance
  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedures
  • Produce high-level design documentation where required
  • Innovation in all areas- people, process, technology.
  • Ensure close collaboration between Development and Operations, enabling smoother operation between team.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2208-259008
Salary: £500.00 - £550 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 6 months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: DevOps and Cloud Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: ansible, AWS, DevOps, engineer, Kubernetes, platform, Terraform

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