Platform Engineer/Devops Engineer

at Jefferson Frank
Location London
Date Posted June 10, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Platform Engineer/DevOps Engineer

About the job

We are open to applications from home / remote based applicants UK wide.

Are you looking for us?

Google's largest Premier Partner in Europe. Our expertise in Data, Application development, Infrastructure and Managed Services helps us to solve big hairy problems for some of the world's most exciting brands using Google Cloud Technology.

Our culture is fun and supportive with a determination to put the team and our customers at the heart of everything we do.

We are in a very exciting period of growth and we need more high calibre weird and wonderful professionals to help drive further expansion.

Are we looking for you?

You are passionate about delivering value to customers and prized for going the extra mile. You're flexible and creative in your approach and prepared to make a difference. You're professional - fair, honest and committed. You're happy to travel/work from client sites and excited to get involved in the 'next big thing' whatever that might be

Skills that come naturally to you...

  • Engineering and DevOps mindset
  • Collaborative and proactive
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Articulate, persuasive and commercially aware

It would be great if you have (or are excited to gain)...

  • Platform and/or DevOps engineering experience for enterprise customers
  • Public Cloud engineering experience; GCP, AWS or Azure
  • Previous experience in some of the following:
  • Containers, Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Strong Linux
  • Ansible, Puppet or Chef
  • Estate and Patch management
  • CI/CD
  • Coding / Programming experience, ideally with Python
  • Related industry qualifications - GCP or AWS or Azure

The Role - 80%

We are dynamic and the role is varied so you'll get involved in a wide range of activities but here are the main customer facing things we'll need you to do:

  • Consultative delivery of Platform engineering solutions
  • Be enthusiastic and team orientated
  • Document reviews and NFR support for projects
  • Create and deliver engaging presentations, on occasion
  • Understand resilient, load balanced and secure platform systems

The Role - 20%

  • Help to evolve the team and the Platform function - and the rest of the business - by sharing your knowledge and skills
  • Seek out opportunities to continuously improve the team's performance, coaching and mentoring more junior members
  • Learn new skills that can be applied to customer projects
  • Contribute your ideas and skills to internal R&D and business improvement projects

Contact Simon Portway for further details

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