Platform Engineer

Contract  |  £550 - £700 per day  |  Central London  |  City of London

Linux  •  Infrastructure  •  DevOps

We have had a new contract arise for a very strong Platform Engineer based in Central London. You will be working in the Platform team, which is the core tech team in the organisation.

The role will see you supporting, maintaining and building modern infrastructure solutions for project teams across the organisation. You will join as a consultative resource to provide business critical DevOps and Cloud expertise, which will feed into the infrastructure solutions, seeking to identify improvements and efficiencies. This will be done by utilising new and existing tools within the organisation.

You will be in the Platform Engineering team who are responsible for architectural designs and system innovation / excellence. This is the main team in the company who have autonomy over the work they do in order to ensure they are constantly on the cutting end within the market they operate.

Experience with the following is required:

  • AWS (UKCloud/Skyscape is also a plus, due to migration away from UKCloud)
  • Terraform
  • Salt (Ansible as an alternative)

You will also aid in the organisations migration from Skyscape/UKCloud to AWS. This of course means that extensive knowledge of of AWS is required, especially surrounding migrations.

You will be tasked with ensuring the migration optimises the services offered by AWS whilst minimising lock-in, in parallel with improving the architecture to enable resilience, rapid scaling, and ease of maintenance and change.

The organisation in question are currently running a programme that aims to change the lives of thousands of people who are battling rare and dangerous diseases. You will be on the team building the infrastructure that makes such a project possible.

This is an amazing opportunity to work with some cool technologies whilst making a direct positive impact on thousands of peoples lives.

Experience with the following is a plus:

  • Hadoop

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