hackajob is partnering up with a UK-based multi-channel retailer. They are a collaborative, bold, and forward-thinking agile team, always eager to embrace and adopt new technologies.
As a Junior Platform Engineer, you will be part of a team who are responsible for the configuration, management and maintenance of the ecommerce systems.
About the role:
Day to day tasks vary from assisting developers and driving operational improvements to supporting production and non-production environments.
You'll be expected to work on creating and maintaining reliable, scalable solutions whilst facilitating continuous development and always considering automation.
What you will be responsible for:
•Maintain high server availability, monitoring Web infrastructure and responding to alerts
•Investigating issues that would affect site performance, stability and security
•Ensure continued performance and efficiency (Re-Indexing, Archiving, Etc.)
•Work closely with sprint development teams to update/add services
•Configure and manage cloud servers within production, test and development environments
•Regular performance tuning, upgrades, resource optimization and capacity planning
•Monitor the hardware and software that runs web/app infrastructure
•Monitor and report on current capacity and performance.
•Communicate with third parties & technical partners to resolve issues
•Pro-active diagnosis & correction of faults identified plus liaison with the other internal IT teams to achieve fault resolution
•Prioritise workload and tasks according to business priority/impact
•Work closely with DevOps engineers and sprint development teams to ensure new services/development are seamless
•Become an expert on a given product domain from both a business and technical standpoint.
•Handle urgent escalation issues, ensuring we accurately prioritise based on severity and customer impact, while providing accurate/timely communications to customers in a non-technical style
•Out of hours 24/7 support on a rota basis
What we are looking for:
•Good Knowledge of Puppet and Git
•Knowledge of core AWS services - EC2, ELB, RDS, VPC, IAM, Lambda, API Gateway, CloudWatch, CloudFront
•Experience with Kubernetes
•Linux Systems Administration
•DevOps and infrastructure as code technologies such as Terraform
•Knowledge of scripting/programming languages such as Bash, Python and PHP
•Creating deployment pipelines using Jenkins
•Application troubleshooting tools such as New Relic
•Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills
•Capacity management, load/performance testing
•Excellent teamworking and communication skills
•Working in sprints
This role also offers a comprehensive benefits package with company bonus, learning & development plan, staff discounts and many more. If you're interested in finding out more about this fantastic opportunity please get your application in and we can arrange a call.