Platform Engineer

  • Competitive
  • London, , United Kingdom
  • Permanent
  • DevOps and Cloud Engineering

Platform Engineer – AWS/Python/Terraform/Bitbucket


Company Overview Join a leading global brokerage in the heart of London and drive innovation. The Platform Engineering team seeks an ambitious Engineer specializing in AWS, Python, Terraform, Git for CI/CD, and Docker to create a cutting-edge platform for rapid, reliable software development and deployment.


What's In It For You

  • Global Brokerage: Join a dynamic team at a top brokerage.
  • Continuous Learning: Access paid training for professional growth.
  • Work-Life Balance: Flexible work arrangements, with 2 days in the Liverpool Street office.
  • Competitive Salary: £70,000-£90,000 based on experience, plus potential performance bonus.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with development teams on monitoring metrics and CI/CD pipeline development.
  • Benefits Package: Includes pension (up to 6% matched), private family health coverage, life insurance, and long-term sick cover.
  • Exciting Projects: Engage in complex, challenging projects.


Role Responsibilities

  • System Management: Monitor and manage AWS-focused systems and infrastructure.
  • Platform Operations: Build and maintain a platform for cloud and on-premise application provisioning and operation.
  • Configuration and Maintenance: Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, software, and infrastructure tools.
  • CI/CD Development: Develop a continuous integration and deployment platform integrated with development tools.
  • Developer Experience: Enhance developer experience in cloud infrastructure and application deployment.
  • Policy and Guidelines: Develop policies, standards, and guidelines for Infrastructure as Code (IAC) and CI/CD processes.
  • Automation: Implement workflow and toolchain improvements for task automation.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience: Minimum 4 years in a professional Platform Engineering role.
  • Cloud Proficiency: Securely deploy and manage AWS or Azure applications, with cloud-native tooling and security best practices.
  • Scripting Skills: Proficiency in Python.
  • Docker Proficiency: Experience with Docker containerization for software deployment and scalability.
  • CI/CD Expertise: Automate software build, test, and deployment pipelines following agile methodologies.
  • Terraform Exposure: Beneficial experience with Terraform.


Learn More For more information, contact George Harris at Harrington Starr for a confidential conversation, or click "Apply" to start your application. Join an ambitious team and shape the future of software development with AWS, Python, Terraform, Git for CI/CD.

George Harris Associate Vice President

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