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Senior Platform Engineer – Python, Docker and AWS


£65,000 - £75,000 Per Annum

London, United Kingdom

FinTech,IT/Technical,Software Development,Engineer,Software Engineer

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

Senior Platform Engineer – Python, Docker and AWS

·       Are you a Software engineer with experience of Python, Docker and AWS ?

·       Are you comfortable working in an Agile environment ?

·       Are you happy  to roll your sleeves up and get stuck into a DevOps environment ?

You are a motivated software engineer, happy to work in an agile team. You will be involved in all aspects of the team from interacting with stakeholders and shaping the backlog to designing architecture and pair-programming on software features. Good communication and eagerness to collaborate are key qualities we’ll be looking for.

My client, a cutting edge media specialist provides high-value content for financial professionals. They are in a period of dynamic growth and are currently  looking for an Engineer to focus on automation and develop a platform used by other developers.


Placing emphasis on Agile principles and valuing collaboration and continued learning, the technology team is committed to innovation through regular ‘hack-days’, ‘lunch & learns’ and ‘lightning talks’.

In this role:

You will be involved in  working with development teams to promote a DevOps culture and Continuous Delivery, as well as developing and supporting enabling technologies and underlying infrastructure.

You will be responsible for:

·       Developing and supporting tools to enable Continuous Delivery

·       Promoting a DevOps culture across development teams

·       Working side-by-side with multiple development teams to deliver products used by clients

·       Collaborating with technical stakeholders to plan and execute projects

·       Mentoring junior members of the team

Skills & Requirements:

We don’t expect you have everything on this list but we do need you to be keen to learn

·       Experience with at least one programming language - we write a lot of Python, but strive to be polyglots

·       Appreciation of testing e.g. test-driven development

·       Experience with Docker and application containerisation

·       Experience with AWS, or similar cloud platform

·       Linux knowledge, familiarity with command-line, bash and package management

·       Knowledge of micro-service architecture

·       Understanding of infrastructure as code (we are heavy Terraform users)

Senior Platform Engineer – Python, Docker and AWS