Platform / Reliability Engineer

Platform / Reliability Engineer

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Platform / Reliability Engineer – AWS (Lamda & RDS), Ansible, Kubernetes, Python
Growing Delivery and eCommerce Business – London
£50,000 - £60,000 

Are you looking for a position with a business experiencing accelerated growth, somewhere that can offer a clear progression path and opportunity to work in a highly motivated and experienced team environment? This could be the opportunity for you…


The business has Technology at the heart of everything they do, from automated buying processes based on historical data through to streamlined logistics processes and a people pleasing UI at the frontend. If you are looking for a role that is in equal parts challenging and rewarding, then we look forward to receiving your application

Reporting into the Lead Engineer, you will be:

  • Developing new features across the platform whilst maintaining the stability of the current code base
  • Working alongside the Lead Engineer to design and plan for the introduction of new technology into the platform itself, with a short-term goal of containerisation in the pipeline
  • Help with the mentoring of more Junior members of the engineering team
  • Broaden the capability, stability and performance of the platform itself

Key requirements

  • Very strong knowledge and commercial use of AWS including - Lambda, EC2, RDS and Cloudformation
  • Experience with Jenkins or Bamboo for deployment
  • Good use of automation tools, ideally Ansible but Puppet, Chef or Saltstack would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of containerisation tech to allow you to be part of one of the key goals for 2018. Ideal would be Kubernetes, but use of Nomad, Dockerswarm or equivalent would help

Additional knowledge

  • Scripting knowledge of Python or Bash
  • A real want to impart your knowledge to the next generation of programmers, as mentoring and the sharing of knowledge is very important to the business

Platform / Reliability Engineer – AWS (Lamda & RDS), Ansible, Kubernetes, Python

Please contact Kevin Kelly at North Starr for more information