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Platform Engineer - Automation

Job title: Platform Engineer - Automation
Location: London
Industry: Infrastructure & Networks
Reference: 16068
Contact name: George Harris
Job published: June 08, 2022

Job description

Job: DevOps Engineer

Location: London (2 Days in Central London a week)

Salary £75,000 - £100,000

Harrington Starr is partnering with a leading well-established broker in London to help make two key hires for the DevOps Engineering team.

This is a brand new opportunity to join a team looking to engage in and successfully complete a number of projects. Including a complete refresh of their AWS environment and reviewing their CI/CD tooling.

Our client has the best in class, from their people to their offerings. With the world of Financial Technology growing at such a rapid pace our client remains at the forefront. With over 120 people pioneering the sector within innovation, our client’s investing in cutting edge technology to give them that cutting edge.

Job: DevOps Engineer

You’ll be part of a great cross-discipline DevOps team helping create a development environment where building, testing, and releasing of software can happen rapidly, frequently and reliably. You will be a DevOps advocate working closely with development and operations teams improving the collaboration whilst removing any impediments through automation, improved tooling, or processes.

Duties will be the following:

  • Play a key role building a new security conscious AWS cloud environment and will help with the migration of applications to this environment.
  • Deliver a continuous integration and deployment platform that integrates seamlessly with the development tools already in use and ensure its effectiveness to delivery software rapidly.
  • Improve the developer experience, facilitate developers in building cloud infrastructure and deploying their applications free of impediments.
  • Develop policies, standards, and guidelines for IAC and CI/CD that teams can follow.
  • Propose and implement workflow and toolchain improvements to automate repetitive tasks.
  • Ensure security and governance are considered a priority by applying security practices as part of the SDLC and developing and enforcing policies.
  • Collaborate with teams on architectural design and cloud best practices.
  • Stay abreast of Cloud and DevOps industry best practices, tooling, and mentor teammates.

What we’re seeking:

  • Technical experience with the following:
    • Deploying and running applications securely in AWS. (AWS certifications a big benefit!)
    • Proven experience in working closely with development and operations teams throughout the SDLC, implemented CI/CD effectively and deployed into Cloud environments with Terraform.
    • Proficiency in Python with a keen interest in automation.
    • Worked in a fast-moving Agile environment using Scrum or Kanban.
  • Proven experience in a position of leadership or senior role within a team would be highly beneficial.


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