Ref: RPEMID04_1680858017

Platform Engineer - Fully Remote £75k

England, London

  • £65,000 to £75,000 GBP
  • DevOps Role
  • Skills: AWS, Azure, GCP, DevOpsEngineer, AWSEngineer, AWSDevOps, Linux, Remote, Terraform, Kubernetes, ECS, Fargate, S3, Lambda, Serverless, Python, CloudWatch
  • Level: Senior

Job description

Platform Engineer - Fully Remote £75k


Platform Engineer - Remote, UK

Salary: Up to £85k

This is a hands-on role, that will carry out a wide range of activities, from actively building and maintaining platform infrastructure, developing our technical standards and ways of working, through to coaching other engineers and engaging with non-technical people at all levels of seniority.


* Build, maintain & support infrastructure for high-volume, high performance, high-availability applications and platforms.

* Development and implementation of technical standards and ways of working. Ensuring that technical standards are being followed by colleagues and third-party suppliers.

* Effective delivery of projects and activities. Escalation and management of delivery challenges.

* Provide architectural guidance, direction and consultation. Lead on technology design decisions.

* Drive continuous improvement in the performance and resilience of our live services.

* Understand and manage cost drivers, especially for cloud platforms and tooling.

* Create and maintain solution/technical design documentation.

* Support technology innovation.

* Motivated to continuously improve and achieve excellence.

* Promotes diversity, team spirit and a sense of mutual responsibility to deliver customer excellence.

Key Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:

* Demonstrable working experience developing and maintaining cloud-based infrastructure for high-volume, high-performance, high-availability distributed systems.

* Demonstrably experienced and capable 'Infrastructure as Code' practitioner. Considerable working experience with Continuous Configuration Automation tooling.

* Demonstrably experienced and capable Continuous Delivery practitioner. Considerable working experience with CI/CD tooling and practices.

* Considerable working experience with cloud infrastructure security best practices and the application of them.

* Experienced maintaining, implementing and supporting monitoring and alerting.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

* A breadth of knowledge and experience building, managing and supporting infrastructure on AWS, with services such as ECS Fargate, API Gateway, OpenSearch, Kinesis, CloudFront, S3, EFS, Lambda, RDS.

* Strong skills & experience with Unix/Linux environments.

* Experience with scripting languages/tools such as Bash, Node.js, Python.

* Knowledge of Continuous Configuration Automation tooling such as Puppet, Packer, Chef.

* Hands-on experience creating and maintaining an Infrastructure as Code environment using Terraform.

* Experience with CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins, TeamCity.

* Knowledge of AWS networking services such as VPC, Transit Gateway, VPC peering, VPN.

* Experience building and maintaining system observability, monitoring and alerting with services like CloudWatch, OpenSearch, X-Ray and Grafana.


* Containerisation and tools such as Docker and AWS ECS Fargate.

* Experience with Infrastructure as Code quality and automation tooling, such as Atlantis, checkov, tflint.


* Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience.

* AWS certification is a plus.

How to Apply

Please apply to the role by registering your interest by emailing me at or reaching out via Linked-In "Jamie Carter".