Platform Engineer

  • Job Reference: BBBH145619
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Experis UK
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Posting Title: Platform Engineer
Description: Platform Engineer - DevOps
Southend - WFH currently
Initial duration 6 months
PAYE via Umbrella only
Must be SC eligible or SC cleared
Max charge - £675

Role and task responsibilities

Seeking a candidate with Python and web developer with DevOps experience; Candidate Must be from a development background with strong Object Oriental Programme (OPS) skills and who must have worked in python with frameworks like Flask/Django/FastAPI.

Jenkins (scripted and declarative pipelines) - Candidate must have a very strong day-day user knowledge of Jenkins and a day to day experience of writing pipelines in Jenkins files. Candidate is required to work Client Side within the existing Architect and Environment Team, that has a mixture of Capgemini, Contractors, SREs and HMRC resources.

Note: Day to day experience of using the mandatory tools is very vital. We are not interested in a candidate who can just do a generic button clicking tasks/experience without knowing how to write, configure or reconfiguration hence candidate with a programming background is required for this role.

This role requires a professional who is well experienced and knowledgeable in cloud technology especially AWS and python. They must be innovative, competent and comfortable in challenging status quo.

The suitable candidate must be highly proficient in the use of:

  • Jenkins (scripted and declarative pipelines)
  • Python(2 and 3)
  • Python frameworks (Flask/Django)
  • Terraform (0.11 and 0.12)
  • AWS (Most of AWS including ECS,EKS)
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible (2.2 and 2.8)
  • Linux tools
  • Artifactory
  • Swarm
  • Docker
  • Harshicorp vault
  • Groovy (for jenkinsfiles)
  • Custom ansible frameworks
  • Must be SC eligible or SC cleared

Must have Programming experience (not just scripting), in addition to skills using above technologies.

Object Oriented programming, DDD, TDD, EDA and any extra skills would be nice.


If you feel like your skill set matches the spec, then please submit your CV and we will be in touch.