Senior Platform Engineer (AWS)

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: London - Hybrid
Categories: Digital Development

Your new role at NewDay 

The Senior Platform Engineer is responsible for working with the Data Platform to design, build and manage the next generation of automated software deployment solutions and data environments in AWS and third-party Cloud services. They will use best-practice continuous integration and continuous deployment methodologies to ensure that the build and deployment pipelines are fast, robust and secure. They will champion good code quality and secure DevOps practices, with fully automated deployment across multiple clients.

0-12 months you'll deliver 

  • Design, build and deployment of secure infrastructure using a repeatable methodology ensuring processes are automated and observable - IaC (Terraform, Crossplane, ArgoCD, NewRelic)
  • Owning the network connectivity between AWS VPC accounts and enterprise network and infrastructure, including AWS firewall rules and configuration
  • Delivering computational environments that meet the needs of the developers and multiple user personas
  • Working with streaming data ecosystem such as Kafka
  • Owning and supporting user facing query product deployment and support (such as the Snowflake, Astronomer (Airflow), Jupyterhub, and Tableau)
  • Working with AWS Security engineers to put security review at the heart of all deployments
  • Ensuring code quality and perform code reviews

What you'll bring 

We need knowledge, experience & expertise in:

  • Strong knowledge of computer networks including AWS, corporate networks (Firewalls, Proxies) and VPCs
  • AWS networks (VPC, VPN, Direct Connect, Route 53, Auto scaling, CloudWatch, GuardDuty, Network Firewall)
  • Account management (IAM, AD integration)
  • Strong knowledge of AWS infrastructure & services
  • Strong experience with CI/CD
  • Excellent Linux scripting skills
  • Experienced Terraform developer or solid understanding of IaC
  • Good knowledge of virtualisation/containerisation
  • Strong EKS/Kubernetes experience
  • Working knowledge of streaming platforms (Kafka, Confluent)
  • Working knowledge of MPP database systems (Snowflake)

And we would love you to know or learn:

  • Python functional development experience
  • User tooling infrastructure support (Airflow, Jupyterhub, Tableau)
  • Installation and configuration of ELK (Elastic, Fluentd, Kibana)
  • Working experience of NewRelic and SumoLogic
  • Working knowledge Airflow or Astronomer
  • Working knowledge PowerBI and Azure
  • Working knowledge of Sagemaker or alternate MLOps solutions/platforms

Where next?

In the NewDay Tech team, you’ll join an Expert or Leader career pathway. This will guide you on what your next step here could look like, with regular and open feedback to help you build capabilities to move forward.

About NewDay

We help people move forward with credit,
and help our colleagues to move their careers forward too.

We use our highly flexible, scalable, and multi-product digital credit engine to power over 120 million transactions every year. Our brands include Aqua, marbles, fluid and Bip. We partner with leading brands such as John Lewis, AO, Argos and DEKO.

Over 5 million UK customers are supported by our award-winning customer service.

At NewDay, we value all types of diversity. We’re an equal opportunity employer and believe that our differences create a vibrant, authentic working culture. We want all our colleagues to feel able to bring their whole selves to work. We don’t discriminate on the basis of age, physical or mental disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and carer status, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We make sure that every job is crafted to be inclusive and that people with disabilities or caring responsibilities can take part in the application and interview process. Tell us if you need accommodations: we’ll put reasonable adjustments in place to support you.

Our dynamic NewDay culture 

We’re focused on what will drive impact in helping people move forward with credit. Our distinctive culture is geared to spark innovation and team working – with lots of open doors for development. Our customers can rely on us because we aim high, support each other, do the right thing and build for the future.

We invest in our colleagues. On top of a strong market competitive salary, you get a bonus opportunity that matches the impact (delivery + values) you drive in your role. We also help you retire better with market leading pensions.

At NewDay, #yourwellbeing matters: You get 26 days holiday and can buy up to 5 more after probation. Then you’ll get extra days as you build your career with us.
NewWork, our flexible, hybrid working approach, helps you to manage your work/life balance - and even bolt on work time in other countries before or after your holiday. And when you’re in the office, you get free healthy breakfast, fresh juices, lunch, barista coffee etc

Our tax efficient green car and cycle to work schemes save you money (and help the planet).


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