Platform Engineer

Employer
Talent Point Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Are you a Software Developer who is keen to build out your DevOps skillset? Do you want to cross-train into becoming a Platform Engineer for the UK's newest Tech Unicorn? Then read on...

The company in question is Cazoo, a new venture from Alex Chesterman, who previously started LoveFilm and Zoopla. Cazoo are disrupting the used-car market with innovative technology solutions and a customer centric approach.

Cazoo are rapidly expanding their engineering function, with over 30 hires planned across Engineering alone, including expanding the Platform Engineering team.

So, what skills will the right Platform Engineer have?
  • You'll have a solid background in coding - we use Node, React, and Typescript but we're very open to other languages!
  • An awareness of best practice TDD
  • AWS - this will form a big part of the role, so solid AWS experience is essential
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • CI/CD tools - any are suitable!

Platform Engineers will work alongside Software Engineers to ensure that they have the right tools in place to further develop our site, while focusing on improving observability, AWS account structure, and SRE work.

As you grow in your role as a Platform Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to drive key decisions around technology and build up your automation skillset.

All new joiners at Cazoo will receive a competitive salary and share options in this rapidly growing business as well!

Sounds pretty great right? Well if you are a Platform Engineer, or want to become a Platform Engineer, and feel that this is the right opportunity for you, APPLY NOW!!

Talent Point is a Hiring Communications business, working as sole hiring partners with our customers. We've ripped up the rules and torn apart the job spec to give you total clarity and visibility, painting a vivid picture (approved twice, both at Line and C-level) of the way this company lives, breathes and behaves, and how your role will look over years not months. We present only three applicants for every vacancy so, where we do represent you, you have a very high chance of securing a role with pre-booked interview times to plan around, in-depth vacancy details and no delays. Are you ready to seriously invest in your progression? Let's design your future.

Talent Point is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation or any other class protected by applicable law.
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