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Platform Engineer - Azure

BJSS Limited

BJSS Limited

Software Engineering
Leeds, UK
Posted on Friday, April 8, 2022

About Us

We’re an award-winning innovative tech consultancy - a team of creative problem solvers. Since 1993 we’ve been finding better, more sustainable ways to solve complex technology problems for some of the world’s leading organisations and delivered solutions that millions of people use every day.

In the last 30 years we won several awards, including a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category for our Enterprise Agile delivery approach.

Operating from 26 locations across the world, we bring together teams of creative experts with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who enjoy working and learning in our collaborative and open culture and are committed to world-class delivery.

We want to continue to grow our team with people just like you!

Our platform engineers design, build and maintain the delivery infrastructure, systems and processes underpinning technology transformation engagements and lead the adoption of modern platforms and ways of working.

About the Role

We’re looking for hands-on platform engineers with deep understanding of the Azure ecosystem to join delivery teams working on some of the most exciting digital programmes around, with clients in a range of industries.

As an Azure expert, you'll work in small product teams alongside developers, architects, designers, analysts and product owners to deliver automation, tooling and cloud infrastructure.

We encourage continuous learning, so as well as the opportunity to work with some of the brightest and best in the industry, and evaluate the latest technologies, we’ll reward you for obtaining Azure certifications.

About You

You’ll have the expertise and confidence to lead the definition and support of the Azure delivery platform in complex engagements, typically working in multi-disciplinary teams on client site. You’ll have:

  • Commercial experience across designing, deploying and managing cloud environments in Azure.
  • Experience of containers and container orchestration using Docker, Kubernetes, and AKS.
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform, ARM Templates, Helm, or Pulumi.
  • Experience of pipeline build/deploy tools such as Azure DevOps, TFS, or Jenkins.
  • In-depth automation and scripting using tools such as PowerShell, AZ CLI, Python, Bash, Ruby, or Groovy.
  • Detailed knowledge of configuration management technologies like DSC, Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, or Ansible.
  • Thorough knowledge of logging and monitoring tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics, Azure App Insights, New Relic, or Datadog.
  • Knowledge of cloud platform design patterns and best practices.
  • Knowledge of common database and caching technologies, such as Azure SQL, CosmosDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, Memcache, or Redis.
  • Some knowledge of common programming languages used in modern web application development, such as C#, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Go, or PHP.
  • Exposure to iterative/agile development methodologies and experience of enabling team delivery through technology.
  • As a bonus, experience of other cloud platforms and technologies.

If you don’t feel you match with all the above, we’re still interested! We have opportunities across a wide range of skill sets and levels in tech. More than anything, we’re excited about people who love technology and learning how to make it work. We’d really like to hear from you, and hopefully find you your dream job at BJSS.

Some of the Perks

  • Flexible benefits allowance – you choose how to spend your allowance (additional pension contributions, healthcare, dental and more)
  • Industry leading health and wellbeing plan - we partner with several wellbeing support functions to cater to each individual's need, including 24/7 GP services, mental health support, and other
  • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working - Our roles are not fully remote as we take pride in the tight knit communities we have created at our local offices. But we offer plenty of flexibility and you can split your time between the office, client site and WFH
  • Discounts – we have preferred rates from dozens of retail, lifestyle, and utility brands
  • An industry-leading referral scheme with no limits on the number of referrals
  • Flexible holiday buy/sell option
  • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Training opportunities and incentives – we support professional certifications across engineering and non-engineering roles, including unlimited access to O’Reilly
  • Giving back – the ability to get involved nationally and regionally with partnerships to get people from diverse backgrounds into tech
  • You will become part of a squad with people from different areas within the business who will help you grow at BJSS
  • We have a busy social calendar that you can chose to join– quarterly town halls/squad nights out/weekends away with families included/office get togethers
  • GymFlex gym membership programme