Senior Platform Engineer

Posted 28 February 2023
Salary £100000 - £120000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline DevelopmentInfrastructure ​
Contact NameZak Jones

Job description

Senior Platform Engineer
Manchester, UK
Up to £120k DOE + Unbeatable Benefits

Job Summary:
My client is an awarding winning organisation who is seeking a skilled and experienced Platform Engineer to join their dynamic team. As a Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining their platform architecture to ensure the reliability, scalability, and efficiency of their systems. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, operations, and infrastructure teams to deliver robust and reliable platform services.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and maintain the platform architecture, ensuring its reliability, scalability, and efficiency
  • Manage and maintain the infrastructure, including servers, storage, networking, and security
  • Continuously monitor and optimize the platform's performance and availability
  • Automate manual tasks and implement continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in platform engineering and recommend improvements to the existing architecture
  • At least 5 years of experience in Platform or DevOps engineering, Infrastructure management, or related roles.
  • Solid experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud-based platforms: ideally with AWS
  • Strong Infrastructure as Code experience (IaC): ideally with CloudFormation bit Terraform accepted
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies e.g., Docker, Kubernetes
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD pipelines: either Jenkins or GitLab 
  • Strong experience with monitoring skills e.g., Prometheus, DataDog, Grafana etc
  • Strong experience with automation tools e.g., Ansible
  • Strong programming skills in at least one language e.g., Python, Java, Go
  • Excellent virtualization platforms, infrastructure automation, and application hosting technologies.
  • You have a history working with server virtualization, IaaS and PaaS cloud
  • Configuration management tools e.g. TeamCity
  • Strong experience of operating systems: Linux and Windows
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment

  • Java and .Net
  • Nexus Repository and GitHub Enterprise

If you are a motivated and skilled Platform Engineer looking to join a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career growth and development.