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Role purpose – Platform Engineer

  • Reporting into the Head of Infrastructure, the Platform Engineer role will work as part of a team who manage and maintain the Company’s current on premise Infrastructure and contribute to an aggressive change program to move them to a consolidated hybrid cloud infrastructure.


Role responsibilities & accountabilities – Platform Engineer

  • IT Infrastructure support for the business
  • Detailed understanding of Linux System administration and filesystem concepts
  • Provide advanced systems and intermediate network support as requested as part of troubleshooting analysis
  • Provide technical expertise with infrastructure migration methodologies
  • Support on-premises hosted infrastructure with activities related to capacity planning, maintaining, and sustainment
  • Work with the application team, infrastructure project managers, etc. to produce solution designs for new implementations.
  • Deliver the implementation of new solutions in line with the Systems and Infrastructure Strategy
  • Automation of regular tasks and providing self service capabilities to end users where appropriate


Connections – Platform Engineer

  • SLT
  • Technology Leadership Team
  • External suppliers and agencies


Experience – Platform Engineer

  • Infrastructure as code, scripting and automation (Ansible, Terraform, Shell Scripting and PowerShell knowledge preferable)
  • Familiarity with Virtualization (VMware)
  • Linux system administration
  • Knowledge of Storage and Networking
  • An understanding or a desire to work with Azure
  • Working within a hybrid Infrastructure environment
  • Supporting over 1500 users across multiple sites
  • Ability to demonstrate best practice for cloud technology transformation
  • Influencing and mentoring colleagues on new technologies and automation
  • LAN/WAN technologies

Knowledge of container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes

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