Senior Platform Engineer2023-03-19T21:44:13+00:00
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Senior Platform Engineer Job Vacancy in Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Senior Platform Engineer Glasgow 6 months Outside IR35
As a Senior Platform Engineer, you’ll help the team prioritise their work on a daily basis as well as working with a delivery manager to communicate current progress and future priorities to the wider technical team.
Specifically, we seek a Senior Platform Engineer with experience of working with large cloud estates but has some previous knowledge / experience of providing technical leadership to a team.
Technology knowledge – Demonstrable technical and particular experience in the following technologies & tools:
RHEL-based Linux Distributions
Terraform & Packer
Forman & Puppet
Kubernetes (preferably AWS EKS)
Container based services
General knowledge – Demonstrable Experience in the below practices and design patterns:
Continuous integration and continuous delivery principles
Experience of microservice design patterns
Demonstrable history of hands-on experience of platform builds and support within full stack delivery teams
Troubleshooting – Demonstrable experience in:
Hands on troubleshooting within a complex cloud-based infrastructure
Identifying and resolving infrastructure-based issues
Root cause analysis
Ability to create and update documentation & processes to build team knowledge base.
AWS – ideally knowledge of Networking, EC2, RDS, Cognito, Organizations
Experience with any or all of: Terragrunt, Icinga, Nexus, FreeIPA, Splunk
Working experience with MySQL compatible DBs (MySQL, RDS, Aurora, MariaDB)
Experience supporting the build, deployment production support of Java applications.
Worked in a GitOps-driven environment.
Able to demonstrate they have worked in regulated government environments.
Able to demonstrate mentoring colleagues in automation, security, and reliability, within a DevOps context.
Demonstrable experience of identifying manual processes suitable for automation
Existing SC clearance
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