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Platform-As-A-Service Engineering Lead

Job Title: Platform-As-A-Service Engineering Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London,United Kingdom
Salary: £80,000 - £110,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 1001005
Contact Name: Matthew Harris
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

job description

Lead Engineer - PaaS, Platform As A Service, Java, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Docker, Openshift, Apcera, Azure, Mesos, Splunk, Perl

I am working very closely with one of the largest City based Investment Banks in London. We are looking for a Service Engineer to join the Platform As A Service (PaaS) team, which is a new function being created to engineer the Everything As A Service (EaaS) program. The team will be part of application and web platforms, a function responsible for our strategic server platforms for application hosting workloads including Java, JEE, Web, Content Management System, Messaging, Business Intelligence (BI), Logging, Storage and other use cases under the auspices of EaaS.

Key responsibilities:

As a Lead Engineer you will lead the technical design and implementation of the EaaS PaaS
As a Lead Engineer you will manage the overall installation, configuration and integration of EaaS PaaS software infrastructure
As a Lead Engineer you will manage the proof of concepts of vendor products and Open Source technologies
Working with platform customers to pilot PaaS technologies, before productising the deliverables
Liaising with Vendors and existing platform owners, contributing to the overall strategy of application workload delivery on to the EaaS PaaS.
Overseeing the delivery of relevant design documentation to a high standard and maintaining it for the lifecycle of the products
Contributing directly in EaaS PaaS community development, through various channels including the Bank’s internal social media, brown bag sessions and formal communication events
Leading the ongoing engineering of the EaaS PaaS, ensuring it remains fit for purpose and aligned with our strategic objectives

You will have:

Experience of providing the technical management of a team of platform engineers, specialising in PaaS
Experience of one or more of the following technologies including Docker, OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Apcera, Azure, Mesos (MesoSphere)
Experience of Representational state transfer (REST) Application Programming Interface (API) design and use
Experience of logging and analytic technologies such as Splunk, ELK and Squirro
An understanding of Cloud Native applications and Twelve Factor Application design
Strong technical/architectural/solution design experience
Software development experience
Experience using both Unix and Microsoft Windows environments
Strong integration experience and system development expertise within a financial institution and highly regulated/controlled environment
Experience of integrating PaaS technologies in Polyglot environments, ideally: Java, Perl and .Net.
A bachelor degree or the equivalent experience or qualifications

Lead Engineer - PaaS, Platform As A Service, Java, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Docker, Openshift, Apcera, Azure, Mesos, Splunk, Perl