Job Title: Platform Reliability Engineer

Job Reference: 2647

Location: London

Salary: £70000 - £90000

Platform Reliability Engineer – London – Permanent – Up To £90k Per Annum

We are looking for Platform Reliability Engineer who is passionate about automation and continuous innovation. You will play a key role in improving the automated application development & delivery lifecycle for software releases across the enterprise, for multiple applications across the various Portfolios.


What you will be doing as a Platform Reliability Engineer

  • Design and build our next generation cloud platform
  • Solve problems relating to mission critical services and building automation to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions
  • Influence and create new designs, architectures, standards and methods for distributed systems, with a strong bias towards ‘Everything as Code’
  • Embrace the ‘feedback loop’ by engaging with various engineering teams to transform concepts, requirements for services and tools
  • Engage in capacity planning, software performance analysis and system tuning, ensuring we’re ready for Production
  • Work collaboratively with all participants in software development activities and be supportive of developers and testers as they set up their build dev/test environments.
  • Work with the wider development community to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments
  • Evaluate both open source and 3rd party solutions to determine how we may integrate these components into the environment
  • Occasional on-call duties to provide application support, incident management, and troubleshooting

 Experience & Skills

You must have

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Platform Reliability Engineer/similar role, running scaled, distribute, cloud based services
  • Operational knowledge of running applications in Kubernetes
  • Solid working knowledge of Helm
  • Understanding of Postgres and MySQL
  • Terraform experience
  • Network experience
  • Ability to work in a face paced start up scene
  • Knowledge of security best practices for cloud products
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • A passion for learning and adopting new technologies that will save time and ease your day-to-day job
  • Development experience – be comfortable with code

Nice to have

  • Jenkins scripted pipelines experience
  • GCP experience
  • Kubernetes CRD controller experience
  • Python
  • Golang