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Platform Engineer - AWS

Posted 9 days ago

  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
About UsWe’re an award-winning innovative tech consultancy - a team of creative problem solvers. Since 1993 we’ve been finding better, more sustainable ways to solve complex technology problems for some of the world’s leading organisations and delivered solutions that millions of people use every day.In the last 30 years we won several awards, including a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category for our Enterprise Agile delivery approach.Operating from 26 locations across the world, we bring together teams of creative experts with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who enjoy working and learning in our collaborative and open culture and are committed to world-class delivery.We want to continue to grow our team with people just like you!About the RoleOur platform engineers design, build and maintain the delivery infrastructure, systems and processes underpinning technology transformation engagements and lead the adoption of modern platforms and ways of working.We’re looking for hands-on platform engineers with deep understanding of the AWS ecosystem to join delivery teams working on some of the most exciting digital programmes around, with clients in a range of industries.As an AWS expert, you'll work in small product teams alongside developers, architects, designers, analysts and product owners to deliver automation, tooling and cloud infrastructure.We encourage continuous learning, so as well as the opportunity to work with some of the brightest and best in the industry, and evaluate the latest technologies, we’ll reward you for obtaining AWS certifications.About YouYou’ll have the expertise and confidence to lead the definition and support of the AWS delivery platform in complex engagements, typically working in multi-disciplinary teams on client site. You’ll have:Significant commercial experience of designing, deploying and managing enterprise cloud environments.Experience of containers and container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, AKS etc.)Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform, CloudFormation or Pulumi.In-depth configuration management, automation and scripting using tools such as Python, Ruby and Go.Detailed knowledge of platform and application automated deployment technologies like Puppet, Chef, SaltStack etc.Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies and experience of enabling team delivery through technology.Some of the PerksFlexible benefits allowance – you choose how to spend your allowance (additional pension contributions, healthcare, dental and more)Industry leading health and wellbeing plan - we partner with several wellbeing support functions to cater to each individual's need, including 24/7 GP services, mental health support, and otherLife Assurance (4 x annual salary)25 days annual leave plus bank holidaysHybrid working - Our roles are not fully remote as we take pride in the tight knit communities we have created at our local offices. But we offer plenty of flexibility and you can split your time between the office, client site and WFHDiscounts – we have preferred rates from dozens of retail, lifestyle, and utility brandsAn industry-leading referral scheme with no limits on the number of referralsFlexible holiday buy/sell optionElectric vehicle schemeTraining opportunities and incentives – we support professional certifications across engineering and non-engineering roles, including unlimited access to O’ReillyGiving back – the ability to get involved nationally and regionally with partnerships to get people from diverse backgrounds into techYou will become part of a squad with people from different areas within the business who will help you grow at BJSSWe have a busy social calendar that you can choose to join– quarterly town halls/squad nights out/weekends away with families included/office get togethersGymFlex gym membership programmePlease note: any applicants must be able to gain valid SC clearance.