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​We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including underrepresented groups and those with disabilities. We consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. Find out more about our equality, diversity and inclusion efforts and initiatives or read our Equality & Diversity Statement for further information.

Platform Engineer

Platform Engineer

Newcastle / Hybrid Working

£40,057 - £45,839

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Platform Engineer within a progressive and ethical organisation on a permanent basis. This unique opportunity will guarantee the successful Platform Engineer The successful candidate will play an important role in the agile software release process while participating on projects, within a multi-disciplinary team, associated with release engineering, application deployment, system installation, monitoring, scripting, building schemas, application load testing and various automation tasks.

The Platform Engineer will be responsible for the following duties;

  • Designs, develops, tests, implements and supports the system Infrastructure to meet challenging deadlines, quality standards, business targets and customer requirements.
  • Analyses a wide range of complex business and technical issues in order to gain a thorough understanding of the system environment and proactively identifies and resolves system issues to ensure system availability and capacity for the business.
  • Install, configure and test new versions of system tier offerings, ensuring that all products are within the NHS strategy and minimise impact to the business.
  • Monitors and reviews the efficient and effective running of hardware, software and system tier services.
  • Communicates effectively at all levels, verbally and in writing to establish and maintain communication with individuals and groups, internally and externally. Explains complex concepts and technical issues in a manner that is appropriate for the target audience.

The Platform Engineer will have;

  • Experience in the use of the following DevOps concepts and tools:
  • Deploying and configuring servers in a cloud environment (Terraform, Fog).
  • Configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)

If you are interested in the Platform Engineer opportunity, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Jake Winship in our Newcastle office for a confidential discussion. The closing date for applications is Friday 1st July.

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