Platform Engineer

  • Location

    North West England, England

  • Sector:

    Big Data Professionals

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Jessica Loach

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Platform Engineer



Competitive daily rate

Working in partnership with a leading organisation the Bridge are looking to recruit a contract Platform Engineer based in the North West. As the Platform Engineer you will lead the global Big Data Platform team, you will be responsible for all aspects of Platform design, definition, implementation, operation, support and maintenance.

This role will combine elements of team management responsibilities, platform engineering, build, deployment and operational support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Leading a team of Platform Engineers to deliver high quality platform solutions to plan
  • Ensure SDLC processes are followed for the platform including automation of build, deploy and test processes
  • Accountable for ensuring the team produce delivery artefacts and appropriate quality assurances processes are in place
  • Development and maintenance of build and deployment scripts and automation tooling
  • Support and maintenance of existing feed code base and tooling (Python / Java / SQL / PowerShell)

Experience Required:

  • Development and maintenance of build scripts and use of Jenkins for build automation.
  • Unix shell scripting in bash / ksh
  • Python development
  • Windows batch script
  • Ansible/Chef/Puppet or similar deployment scripting language
  • Solid grounding in Big Data technologies: HDFS, SQOOP, cluster management
  • Experience of unit test automation
  • Experience of continuous integration and development techniques
  • Exposure to Scrum/Agile delivery methodologies

Please apply with your CV for immediate consideration