Platform Engineering Manager

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Platform Engineering Manager
Ref: NC/PEM
  • Location
    England
  • Salary
    £60000 - £70000 per annum
  • Type
    permanent
Job Description
  • Key Responsibilities

    • Lead a team of Platform Engineers to design, build test and maintain the cloud application infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines that underpin all internal and external Digital services.
    • Ensure security, stability and capacity is embedded in the development and deployment of services.
    • Champion a Platform Engineering culture by creating and building close collaboration and working practices between the product, engineering and operational business services teams supported by the appropriate use of automation tools.
    • Manage and develop the Platform Engineering capability by providing technical leadership for the in-house team and external suppliers.
    • Contribute to business case development, articulating benefits and return on investment. Ensure solutions delivered to time, cost and quality requirements.
    • Design solutions and services with security controls embedded, specifically engineered as mitigation against security threats as a core part of the solutions and services.
    • Lead the teams in support, design and implementation of infrastructure technologies and solutions such as: compute, storage, networking, physical infrastructure, database, software, commercial off the shelf (COTS) and open source packages and solutions, virtual and cloud including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.

    Required Skills/Experience

    • Demonstrable experience managing highly skilled Platform Engineers, DevOps Engineers or Software Engineers including mentoring and driving best practice.
    • Strong technical background, either from a software engineering or infrastructure engineering background, with strong experience in Platform Engineering tooling and techniques.
    • Experienced driving efficiencies, through automation and process design and implementation in particular in the automation of application deployment methodologies.
    • Experience of building and optimising deployment pipelines and deployment strategies on popular CI/CD tools such as Jenkins.
    • Experience designing, securing, scaling and administering cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure.
    • Experience managing complex, multi-server services in a high availability production environment.
    • Solid understanding of containerisation, ideally having implemented Docker containers into production environments.
    • Experience of Agile tools and processes e.g. Azure DevOps etc.
    • Knowledge and understanding of latest trends in DevOps/Platform Engineering methodologies, processes, and tools as well as emerging solutions and ability to apply them when appropriate.

    If this role would be of interest, then please apply to this advert and I will be in contact to give you more detail.

    Fruition are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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