Platform Engineer Automation Unix/Linux Web Applications

SQ Computer Personnel Ltd
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Platform Engineer required for a permanent role based in London. The successful Platform Engineer will need to have Strong scripting and automation skills in Unix/Linux environments. (Bash, Python, Groovy or other JVM based languages).

The client

The client is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment where self-starters have an opportunity to make a huge impact in one of the internet’s fastest growing categories. We’re a dedicated and passionate team who work hard to make things happen

The role

Your day to day duties will include working closely with our development team to assist them with the operational requirements of implementing new and maintaining existing applications, optimising our delivery pipeline, maintaining and scaling our infrastructure.

** We're open to exploring and improving the ways in which we build software. We're a team that embraces change and want to work with the best tools, processes and people.

** They have hack days are once a fortnight where we can work on projects we wouldn’t normally have chance to in our day to day.

** Professional growth is encouraged with individual budget available to be spent as required on training, conferences, etc

** They socialize as a team. From team lunches to board games and LAN gaming, They have fun.

** We work closely with the business. We sit in the same space with the key stakeholders. You get to see the impact of your work right away and get immediate feedback.

** We believe in working with open source and giving back to the community.

Your responsibilities will include:

** Scaling our continuous delivery and integration pipelines.

** Process automation and monitoring.

** Site uptime, performance and scalability.

** Security of the production and development environments.

** Providing solutions for our developers to deliver features in a scalable and reliable manner.

What we are looking for:

** People who are solution focused with a pragmatic approach to problem solving.

** A background in programming and experience with operations in a commercial environment.

** Strong scripting and automation skills in Unix/Linux environments. (Bash, Python, Groovy or other JVM based languages).

** Knowledge and practical experience of scaling web applications.

** Experience working with cloud platforms

** Hands-on attitude with a passion for resolving reliability issues and identifying strategies to mitigate them going forward.


£70,000 per annum + benefits


Based in Farringdon (London), There are great transport links across London and with a number of prestigious restaurants and shops within a stone’s throw of the office you will be never be bored after a hard but enjoyable day’s work

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.

SQ Computer Personnel Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
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