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A Lead Platform Engineer is needed to join a challenger bank based in Central London. This is a start-up backed by a household name bank, sitting within an Innovation Hub – who’s overall aim across the Innovations is to support and develop SMEs across the UK. .

About the role

You will be responsible for a growing team of 4 platform engineers, helping manage them on a day-to-day basis. It’s a primarily hands-off role, with the main hands-on elements coming from code review and the occasional pair-programming session. The main elements will involve 1-to-1’s with team members, making sure the code quality and releases are up to standard, implementing best practices and principles, as well as managing key stakeholders. The main projects for the team will involve building out highly-performant platforms to allow other teams to roll out delivery to production fast.

What skills do you need?

  • Previous experience in managing a team, or at the least, experience with mentoring a team
  • Understanding and knowledge of best CI/CD practices
  • History working in a cloud-based environment
  • Preferably knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker, AWS and Terraform
  • Ability to communicate with back-end, front-end teams, and senior stakeholders

What can they offer you?

  • 30 days holiday
  • 10% pension
  • 10% cash package
  • Discretionary bonus

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