Senior Platform Engineer

ago

Location

Waterloo, London

Hybrid

Salary

£55k+

Technologies Used

Python

React

Node.JS

Docker

Azure

Our Client

Global Energy Company

SPECIALTY

Upstream/Downstream, Bio-Fuels, Integrated Gas, New Energies, Chemicals, Energy and Trading

INDUSTRY

Energy

Company Size

80000+ Employees

Aubay's Take

Our client is one of the Super Major global energy companies with who are working to power progress through cleaner energy solutions. You will have the opportunity to work in a challenging but rewarding environment that is fast paced and changing fundamentally, and work towards transforming the business of a Super Major energy company to meet the ambition to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, whilst delivering a world class business case that has a strong societal license to operate. In your role you will be expected to enact change and deliver value globally across business lines and geographies.

Employee Testimonial

Since I first started talking about joining Aubay, I was immediately struck with how open and transparent the discussions were, and how they truly listened to what I was looking for to find the right role for me. The pride in ensuring that their word is their bond really came through, and still something that I see two and a half years into working for Aubay.

Benefits from Aubay

At Aubay UK, people are at the heart of our business. We offer a competitive remunerations package which includes a range of benefits. You will receive continuous support from our dedicated team of Talent Acquisition Specialists who will support your career development and success during your assignment with our client.

25 Days Annual Leave

Perkbox Discount Scheme

Work From Home Opportunities

Pension Scheme

Opportunities to Work Directly with our Client

Training Opportunities

Discount Holidays at I'Aero Chalet

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Role Summary

Aubay is seeking an experienced Senior Platform Engineer to serve as a pivotal figure providing technical leadership and steering architectural design decisions within an exciting and rewarding environment. Your role will involve close collaboration with diverse business and IT stakeholders to ensure the alignment of day-to-day operations with overarching technical objectives. If you possess the skills and experience outlined below, we'd love to hear from you.

Required Technical Skills and Experience 

  • Proficient in Python on Linux, with a strong focus on Platform Engineering; familiarity with React and NodeJS  
  • Exceptional technical writing abilities to convey complex problems to end-users effectively, both in written and verbal formats 
  • Extensive expertise in Docker, Azure AKS, Azure Functions, Web Apps, and Event and Streaming architectures (e.g., Event Hub, Service Bus, Kafka, etc.) 
  • Demonstrable experience (at least 5+ years) in CI/CD delivery leveraging GitHub Actions, Terraform, Kubernetes-native CI/CD tools like Flux or ArgoCD 
  • Extensive usage of Testing frameworks such as Cypress, JMeter, and K6 
  • Implementation proficiency in various Authentication and Authorization solutions for users and machine-to-machine scenarios 
  • Practical Agile experience within startup and enterprise environments  
  • Demonstrated mastery in Cloud Security practices 
  • Proficiency in API testing 

 

Other Required Skills and Experience 

  • Strong communication skills to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders, managing and interpreting their needs effectively. 
  • Proficiency in generating technical designs to address complex business challenges while considering risk, complexity, cost, and value. 
  • Ability to sustain delivery momentum by managing team pace, addressing risks, issues, and dependencies proactively. 
  • Skilled in streamlining processes, identifying unnecessary complexities, and coaching teams to adapt and improve existing organizational processes. 
  • Excellent planning capabilities, using data to inform prioritization, manage dependencies, and ensure delivery confidence, while adeptly handling blockers and difficult situations 


Desirable Skills 

  • Proficiency in DevOps leadership (DevOps Leader (DOL) certification would be highly desirable) 

 

Role Responsibilities  

  • Collaborate closely with business and IT stakeholders to guide and implement strategic technical decisions, ensuring alignment with organizational goals. 
  • Cultivate and sustain high-performing teams, overseeing recruitment processes and nurturing professional growth opportunities for staff members. 
  • Protect team dynamics by fostering collaboration, effective communication, and concentration on key objectives. 
  • Proactively manage dependencies, troubleshoot obstacles, and optimize value within given constraints. 
  • Foster a community-focused environment, coaching team members and crafting materials to support strong Developer Relations and self-service capabilities.