Lead Platform Engineer - Remote Lead Platform Engineer - Remote …

Anson McCade
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 May 21
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + benefits listed in advert
Anson McCade
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 May 21
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + benefits listed in advert
Anson McCade
Fully remote platform engineering opportunity - strong azure and microsoft background needed. salaries up to £80,000 + 15% bonus!

Lead Platform Engineer - Remote

I am currently working with a renowned UK based Financial Services company They are growing a team of highly skilled and passionate engineers to help build, develop, and operate large-scale public cloud environments. They're responsible for creating and maintaining the cloud platform and related services that allows the company to leverage Public Cloud resources in a standard, supportable framework. The Cloud Platform Engineering team help to deliver and enable internal product engineering teams to leverage the cloud in a secure, scalable, and consistent manner.

There is now a chance for a Lead Platform Engineer to join a team of agile, technically strong, diverse, and creative engineers to help deliver multiple complex projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a fully remote leadership position with a household UK name in financial services, working some of the most large scale and complex projects available!

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Take the lead with architects and other team members to develop and build complex cloud services and capabilities
  • Ongoing development of cloud services including working with product development groups to build cloud aware applications
  • Develop automated processes to prevent, identify, and fix problems that impact service availability
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and how new technologies can be leveraged to meet business objectives
  • Identify and deliver improvements across a broad range of areas such as cost savings, security, ease of use, & reliability. Take ownership of these and drive to completion.
  • Work with and help lead a virtual team to deliver business unit priority work
  • Participate and help run SCRUM sessions with local team and participate in wider team direction setting
  • Collaborate with cloud architecture and product engineering teams to translate high level technical requirements and in turn define infrastructure changes
  • Innovate new and improved uses of technology to meet business objectives
  • Understand the impact of new technologies and their technical impacts to supported systems
  • Collaborate with peers, architects and managers to understand strategy and how best to operationalise it across the cloud environments

Required Skills

  • Substantial related technology experience
  • Experienced in leading multi-functional teams
  • Consistent track record of delivering goals
  • Experienced in writing clean code (.net framework, etc)
  • Experienced with IaC / Terraform
  • Excellent Azure experience
  • Experienced in automating software build, deployment, and server configuration management using tools such as Git, & Terraform
  • Knowledge & Experience of modern agile development methodologies
  • Exposure to DevOps practices and automation of software testing, delivery and infrastructure changes
  • Strong passion for technology, a willingness to learn new skills and the ability to evangelize the uses of cloud services
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, ability to translate technical direction into functional solutions
  • Ability to work effectively in a globally distributed team, handling multiple priorities while collaborating with multi-functional teams
  • Proven ability to investigate complex issues spanning multiple technologies and drive to completion

Desired Skills

  • Experienced in writing clean code in other Object Orientated languages: C++, .NET, other
  • Experience in developing IaaS development toolkits
  • Experience in working as part of an existing Site Reliability Engineering team
  • Experience with any public or private cloud technologies/services, particularly federation and STS services, ExpressRoute and connectivity services, and Azure Functions
  • Expertise in Windows and Linux system administration, databases (relational and NoSQL), and networking infrastructure and services (routing, switching, DNS, NTP)

Packages on offer include:

  • Base salary up to £80,000
  • fully remote working
  • up to 15% bonus
  • generous pension contributions and annual leave
  • private medical
  • flexible benefits

If you're fitting the bill and want to find out more, apply now using the link on the page!

Lead Platform Engineer - Remote

Company Overview

About Us

Anson McCade is a specialist recruitment agency headquartered in London, with further offices in Belfast, Paris & Sydney. Operating internationally, we provide high-end, niche executive search and recruitment services within our chosen markets on a contingency or search basis.  Founded at the turn of the millennium, for 20 years and counting we have specialised in connecting the most sought after talent with our industry leading clients across the IT and Capital Markets sectors. Within these sectors we work across four main verticals; quantitative research trading & risk, digital & analytics, information technology & security, and business change, transformation & strategy.

In an ever changing business and technological landscape, the need for exceptional, agile talent is crucial to almost every organisation’s success over the long term. We target the highest calibre, most relevant individuals possible for each mandate we undertake, achieving this through a consultative, research focused approach to networking, this in addition to access to a substantial range of resources, both in-house and on-line. Our consistent success in doing so over the years has resulted in an impressive portfolio of high-end, blue chip and boutique clients, many of whom we have worked with continuously as a premier recruitment partner for over a decade.

Anson McCade has been recognised as being instrumental in the growth of some of the world’s leading organisations and most innovative start-ups. Our consultants are industry experts who understand the challenges that many organisations face in today’s frenetic and unpredictable technical and business climate, as well as the diversity, skills matrix variance and mix of ambitions and expectations of the candidates we work with.

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