Senior Platform Engineer

Recruiter
Salt
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior/Lead Platform Engineer London £900 3 months We're looking for senior engineers to join a team focused on Platform Engineering. As a leader you will be directing engineering teams to design, build, integrate and deploy the infrastructure and distributed platforms used to host and deliver modern micro service application architectures. You will be experienced in applying modern computing paradigms aiming to improve the path to production, feedback loops and creating cultures of continuous learning and improvement. Industry: Public Sector Key Responsibilities: * Contributes to the technical strategy, standards, and solutions and leads in its implementation. * Coordinates service level indicators with product and business managers, other organisational departments and internal users to define and deliver at or above service level objectives. * Act as Technical Product Owner for key platform engineering deliverables within infrastructure as code, CI/CD pipelines and metrics and monitoring. * Design, implement and manage strategic organisational and team structures and processes to enable engineering teams to work and deliver value early using agile and lean methodologies and principles. * Identifies DevOps innovations and manages the process of innovative change implementation effectively across the project, processes, and technologies. * Proactively support the Engagement Manager in the development and recruitment of engineering teams across multiple delivery streams. * Coaches, trains, and develops colleagues to ensure proficiency in delivery of services that we provide on a daily basis. * Accountable for leading activities for improving synergy, sharing, communication and best practices within engineering disciplines at all levels within the client organisation. * Develops positive stakeholder relationships at all levels to deliver updates, resolve issues, manage project life-cycles and evangelise DevOps ways of working. * Manages multiple teams simultaneously within a dynamic environment and appropriately assigns resources. * Mutually establishes project priorities with project Delivery Managers and Product Managers. Provides target schedules for deliverables. Regularly communicates with project members. * Leads and participates in new and enhanced software, systems and infrastructure design discussions and review sessions. Things we seek: * Highly technical individual with strong experience in software, systems and network engineering. * A wealth of experience brilliantly managing highly skilled practitioners within the fields of software, systems and network engineering. * Serious depth of DevOps knowledge and how to implement its key concepts within a large scale agile transformation programmes. * The ability to deliver infrastructure as code, continuous integration and delivery pipelines, introspection, monitoring and metrics. * A background managing IT budgets and external suppliers. * Experience working with agile frameworks such as Kanban, Scrum and Extreme Programming. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team of highly skilled and technically progressive individuals. If you are a Senior Platform Engineer interested in an exciting new challenge, please get in touch at obentley@welovesalt.com or on 07999832372 land-line: 0207 928 2525. *Applicants must have lived and worked in UK for the last 5 years continuously and be SC cleared. Senior/Lead Platform Engineer London £900 3 months This job ad was posted by Salt. To find out more about Salt's Privacy Policy and how your application is processed, please visit our website https://www.welovesalt.com/privacy-policy/.

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