AWS Platform Engineer

AWS Platform Engineer

As a Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for building, testing, packaging, deploying and operating an enterprise scale cloud platform. You will use your development skills to automate the build of infrastructure resources within AWS, along with the packaging of services into AMIs, Docker containers and serverless technologies.

You will require the following essential skills:

  • Hands on experience of working with key AWS services
  • Building AWS resources using infrastructure as code using Terraform (or CloudFormation) and Packer
  • Building, deploying and operating Docker containers
  • Building, deploying and operating serverless technology
  • A deep understanding and experience of building, testing, packaging, releasing and deploying code and services within a team-based environment
  • Linux system administration
  • Proficient in Python and Bash scripting
  • Great communication skills, with a willingness to be collaborative and pragmatic in nature
  • Technically inquisitive, with a genuine passion for keeping your skills and knowledge up to date with emerging industry trends, via conferences, meet-ups and self-motivated research

The following skills are desired:

  • Hands on experience of working with key Azure services, including security tooling, management groups and policy
  • Knowledgeable about the key security risks that are present when using AWS and how these can be prevented, detected and remediated
  • AWS associate, professional or speciality certification, or desire to obtain one within a short space of time
  • Delivering within an agile environment
  • Implementing and working with continuous integration / continuous delivery pipelines
  • Development background, with experience in common programming languages
  • Kubernetes administration


  • Competitive pay
  • Pension Plan
  • Generous Holiday
  • Wellness days
  • Regular socials, food & drink
  • Team-building events
  • We encourage learning, personal cloud development budget

All applicants will be required to undertake a practical exercise, remotely, to validate their skills which will take approximately 4 hours to complete.