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Platform Engineer - Software Development

Job Title: Platform Engineer - Software Development
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London Wall
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 24274
Contact Name: Angela Dawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2017 17:33

Job Description

Job Title: Platform Engineer - Software Development - Contract

Department: Global Technology - Development / Infrastructure

Reporting to: Head of Global Platforms

Location: London

Duration 3-6 months initially

Client: Global Financial Organisation - Financial/Regulatory/Investment

We are looking for a Contract Platform Engineer to be based in London for an excellent Financial Organisation on a 3-6 month Contract.

Platform Engineer -we would like to find someone who is development focused with more of a Software Development background (preferably Node.js knowledge and minimal Golang knowledge.

Department: Global Technology - Infrastructure - Development background

Technical Skills

Development focused with more of a Software Development background

Preferably having Node.js knowledge

Some Golang knowledge.

  • In-depth knowledge of software engineering principles and implement solutions using software engineering methodology
  • In-depth knowledge of CI/CD and be able to apply the principle through out the infrastructure development life-cycle.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of API integrations via software development and complex automation framework.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Azure, understand immutable infrastructure principles and apply the model on-premise and off-premise.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows / Linux operating systems
  • In-depth knowledge of modern virtualization via containerization on Windows and Linux

Key duties

  • Work closely with the global leads to deliver strategic goals.
  • Design, build and test integrated platform/infrastructure as services
  • Design, build and test internal tools and software components for global platform services rollout.
  • Work closely with the support functions, the Storage and Unix engineers and also the DBAs to ensure all designs & deployments are globally consistent, scalable and supportable.
  • Establish, document and implement global standards for hardware by software implementation
  • Build a platform, capable of abstraction complexity from users and automate the manual process by thinking creatively.

General skills

  • Have a history of working in a mission-critical environment.
  • Experienced in software defined infrastructure by building components across the technology stack (network, storage, virtualization, deployment and infrastructure lifecycle management).
  • Be able to discuss, design, implement and document complex solutions to improve business inefficacy.
  • Understand the importance of metrics & statistics when measuring the performance & capacity.

Excellent Client and Opportunity, please email me your CV, thanks,