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permanent Location icon Edinburgh

Platform Engineer / DevOps - £80K - 2 days remote


Platform Engineer

Working with a large Banking client, we are on the search for an experienced Platform Engineer to join their dedicated Digital Engineering team.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Solid experience of working in a high-pressure, large-scale, global environment.
  • Solid understanding of Java application containers
  • Solid understanding of Web Servers; Apache, IIS
  • Solid understanding of Web Security - Web Application Firewalls & API Security Gateways
  • Experience of working with Application Development and business teams.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Solid understanding of distributed multi-tier architectures.
  • Solid understanding of change control procedures and incident reporting methodologies.
  • Automating infrastructure provisioning - IaaS & Automating application delivery - PaaS
  • Successful, proven experience (minimum 3 years) in similar function within a large multi-functional environment.
  • Very good working knowledge of financial services industry.
  • Experienced in the technical implementation of key business applications through Test and into Live Service.
  • Significant experience of different delivery methodologies (waterfall, agile/SaFE/LeSS/kanban/xp)
  • Supporting Cloud First strategy: using AWS, Azure, IBM, Google & Oracle & SaaS servers
  • UNIX/RHEL/Ubuntu with strong scripting experience
  • Microsoft Windows server platforms 2012 and 2016 with IIS 8.5 and .Net
  • CM & Automation - Ansible Tower; Puppet Enterprise, Octopus; Urbancode
  • Strong technical knowledge of environments management and configuration orchestration technologies (e.g. GIT, Bitbucket, Team City, Artifactory, Nexus,. Concourse or other tools for continuous integration / continuous delivery)
  • Testing tools & frameworks, e.g. Selenium; Microfocus Silk Suite, Cucumber, Zephyr
  • Monitoring & Analytics - ITRS; Nagios; Datadog: AppDynamics, New Relic; Splunk (ELK presumably), Sumlogic
  • Containers - Use of Docker, Kubernetes, PKS and OpenShift - (ITSIO)

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Server Load Balancer and Application Switching technologies (i.e. (Citrix NetScaler or F5 BigIP). AVI Networks
  • Understanding of PKI, LDAP & Single Sign On Technologies
  • Building Orchestration using infra restful services Hashicorp Enterprise Toolset - Vault; Consul; Terraforms, Sentinel
  • SpingBoot frameworks - Tomcat; Vert.x
  • Cloud Foundry - Pivotal PCF; IBM Bluemix
  • Development - Java EE, Python; Perl; Go
  • Event Driven Architecture
  • NoSQL - MondoDB; DynamoDB; Couchbase
  • MemCache - Redis; Hazelcast; AeroSpike
  • API Management/G/W - CA L7, IBM DP, Apigee; Tky; Kong, NGINX+

The incoming Platform Engineer can expect to receive a competitive package (to£80k) with a strong benefits package and flexible working environment. You will be working from their state-of-the-art offices based in Edinburgh City, you will work with a group of enthusiastic engineers who thrive on new technologies!!

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