Senior GCP DevOps Engineer - FinTech - £100,000

Senior GCP DevOps Engineer - FinTech - £100,000
  • £90,000 - £100,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • City of London, London, England, UK ec3a4af City of London London GBR ec3a4af
Job Ref: 50210502
Sector: Software Development
Date Added: 22 November 2020

The company:

  • Multi Award Winning FinTech
  • Tech Track's top 50 fastest growing UK companies.
  • Nominated for 'Best Personal Finance App' at the British Bank Awards 2020.
  • Relaxed & collaborative highly technical team who promote a healthy work/life balance

The role:

Having recently moved their infrastructure to GCP, they are now looking for a bright and proactive self-starter to take full ownership of their high availability and highly scalable Cloud and DevOps environment as they continue to expand across the US and look towards Europe and Asia.

You will lead the design, architecture, and implementation of Greenfield solutions, frameworks and micro-services required to build their next generation platform using the latest technology and cutting-edge practices as they deploy their systems in a GCP production environment.

Alongside the day to day management of their GCP platform, you will immerse yourself in a multitude of challenging full lifecycle DevOps projects and be expected to provide ideas and solutions to complex problems, recommending cutting edge tools and processes along the way.

As the company continues to expand it will offer genuine career progression as the right candidate will have a opportunity to grow the team and manage additional DevOps Engineers in the very near future.

Key Duties:

  • Day to day management of their distributed GCP platform
  • Ensure the GCP platform is optimised and running efficiently
  • Design, test, maintain and improve CI/CD microservice pipelines
  • Expand the infrastructure to different regions and increase scalability
  • Measure and monitor platform performance and availability
  • Research, recommend and deploy the latest technology and tools for improvements
  • Ensure the platform and infrastructure is secure and robust at all times
  • Collaborate with the technical team to support the infrastructure
  • Ensure good software engineering practice underpins the DevOps environment

You will need:

  • Excellent knowledge of GCP DevOps infrastructure in a commercial environment
  • In-Depth knowledge of configuration and container management (Kubernetes, Terraform, Istio Service Mesh etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Cloud Networking including VPNs, Firewalls, Subnetting, VPCs and NATs
  • Experience with CI/CD tooling (Bitbucket/Pipelines)
  • Experience with Monitoring tools (Promotheus, Grafana, Stackdriver)
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure and software security
  • Good knowledge of MySQL database architecture and performance
  • Experience of managing a GCP DevOps environment running a highly scalable, distributed B2C system is highly desirable

What they offer:

  • Flexible and remote working
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday a year
  • Cash Health and Surgery Plan
  • Westfield Perks!
  • Training courses
  • You can choose your own equipment

This is an amazing opportunity to take sole responsibility of a global DevOps environment for a multi award-winning FinTech.

You will be given autonomy to manage and monitor the infrastructure and encouraged to implement the latest tooling and modern practices to ensure the platform is at the cutting edge of technology.

This is a key role within the business and your success will be highly visible.

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

22/12/2020 20:18:42
GBP 90000 90000
Contact Consultant:
Steven Oakley

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