Platform Engineer

Zest is a new and rapidly growing environmental technology company that delivers Electric Vehicle destination charging points across the UK. The Zest IT team is a crucial part of our business. Working to Agile methodologies the team build the products that our customers (both inhouse and external) use daily.In this role the Platform Engineer will be working with our Lead Cloud Engineer to provide secure and safe platform on which our developers software can be created, tested and deployed. The developments will include an EV charge points management platform, website, and mobile applications.We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is willing to take on new challenges and get involved. Are you an excellent communicator with an ability to explain technical information on many levels? Are you excited to learn new skills and technologies? If so, this could be the job for you to expand your Cloud skills with an excellent team to support you as you develop in this role.***Key Work Areas:** Design, build and document platform configuration for new automation and shared tooling* Work closely with the developers to provide a capability for integration with Azure DevOps and implementing changes that help improve speed and release quality on our CICD pipeline* Develop and own improvements in platform tools, following the agile development processes through test and into live.* Provide preventative guardrails to maintain security and compliance of the functionality within the AWS platform* Provide proactive alert monitoring to detect any security breaches* Develop in Python, Node.js, Typescript, CDK and various other languages when appropriate.* Support others in the team with automation and shared toolset queries and requests.* Provide platform-based reporting to ensure costs and optimisation are highlighted and managed* Monitor platform stability, scalability, connectivity, and performance and act on any findings* Own issues from initial diagnosis through to implementation of a fix.* Keep up to date with the latest AWS technology and best practise and suggest areas where new tools or practise can help the business achieve its goals.*Essential requirements:** Some AWS platform and services experience* Enthusiastic learner willing to expand knowledge in AWS* Flexible, self-starter, who enjoys being involved in creating something from the start***Desirable extra experience and skills:** Experience of CI/CD capability, repository management and pipeline management* Experience Control Tower and Organizations or similar landing zone solution* Use of CloudWatch, EventBridge, Cloud Trail* Experience of Security Hub and Cost Explorer* Experience of networking in the cloud* AWS certified* AWS CDK experience* Ideally degree level qualification or equivalent-* Initial 10 to 15 minute call with Becky to find out more about you and what you're looking for in a role.* Interview with Mandy, our Lead Cloud Engineer* Final chat with our CTO JohnWe move pretty fast, with the whole process taking 7 days on average.AWS, CI/CD, Cloud SecurityAWS, CI/CD, CloudFormation

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Job Overview

ID:

646426

Date Posted:

Posted 4 weeks ago

Expiration Date:

18/08/2022

Location:

Leeds

Salary:

Competitive

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