Platform Engineer

*** SC Clearable + UK National – Platform Engineer / SRE – Farnborough – 3/4 days a week onsite – competitive base plus bonus, pension, healthcare and onsite parking ***

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic team whose expertise includes secure-by-design, cloud computing and services, advanced network, platform and infrastructure design, rapid application development, cross-security domain systems, multi-source data platforms, cyber vulnerability mitigation and intelligence systems

As the Platform Engineer / SRE you will work on fast moving, innovative and influential work that is underway in the Defence and Security Sector.

Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Platform Engineer specializing in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Platform Integration to join their team. You will lead the design and implementation of CI/CD pipelines, Kubernetes configuration, monitoring systems, repository management, automation, and other critical platform components. Collaborating closely with the Platform team, the Platform Engineer will ensure seamless integration of their offerings with the AIM development team’s requirements. While the role may encompass a broad scope, including deployment automation and CI/CD pipeline configuration initially, it will gradually shift towards supporting the platform’s maintainability, supportability, security, and scalability/performance.

Key Responsibilities of the Platform Engineer / SRE:

• Configure Kubernetes environments to support scalable and resilient application deployments.
• Lead the design and construction of CI/CD pipelines to streamline the deployment process and enhance development efficiency.
• Implement robust monitoring solutions to ensure the health and performance of platform services.
• Manage repository systems and version control to facilitate collaboration and code management.
• Drive automation initiatives to optimize workflow processes and reduce manual intervention.
• Collaborate with the Platform team to ensure alignment between platform capabilities and development team requirements.
• Provide guidance and oversight to the development team on best practices for utilizing platform offerings effectively.
• Focus initially on deployment automation, CI/CD pipeline configuration, and integration testing to meet client expectations.
• Support initiatives related to platform maintainability, supportability, security, and scalability/performance as the platform evolves.
• Monitor industry trends and emerging technologies to continually enhance platform capabilities and practices.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, a related field or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of experience in Platform Engineering, Site Reliability Engineering, Platform Integration, or related roles.
• Proficiency in Kubernetes configuration and container orchestration techniques.
• Strong expertise in designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or similar.
• Experience with monitoring tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, or similar for infrastructure and application monitoring.
• Solid understanding of version control systems, preferably Git, and repository management practices.
• Proven track record of driving automation initiatives to improve operational efficiency and reliability.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams.
• Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
• Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) is a plus.

*** SC Clearable + UK National – Platform Engineer / SRE – Farnborough – 3/4 days a week onsite – competitive base plus bonus, pension, healthcare and onsite parking ***

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Job Reference: TSSRE
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000

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