Job details

Platform Engineers

Job reference: 02961

Closing date: 30/03/2020

Salary: Competitive salary + benefits

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Are you looking for an organisation where you have the freedom and autonomy to positively challenge the status quo?

Keen to take up the challenge of supporting a world-class cloud-based infrastructure?

Do you want to work for an industry-leading organisation, playing a pivotal role in delivering digital experiences that customers love?

Yes, yes and yes?

We want to hear from you!


Our Technology team are looking for two experienced Platform Engineers to provide automation, tooling and cloud infrastructure support to N Brown’s platforms and services.

We are in an exciting phase of change; along with the rest of the world, we’re embarking on a hugely impactful digital journey, both for our people and our customers. What’s great is that this position plays a key role in ensuring that we provide an unshakeable infrastructure to support our digital experiences, in turn providing unparalleled service to our customers.

In this role, you’ll join a team of passionate, driven Platform Engineers working on some highly visible, large-scale projects and platforms working with a wide range of business and technology stakeholders. You’ll have a good track-record of experience working in a similar role within a complex, large-scale environment with a passion for all things cloud and AWS, along with a keenness to build a strong DevOps culture.

What you’ll be doing

  • Developing and maintaining a scalable, resilient, cloud-based infrastructure using an Infrastructure as Code approach with experience in Linux OS and Terraform
  • Working with the delivery teams to build and maintain a continuous deployment practice.
  • Contributing to platform architecture and design, driving continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for ensuring platforms are kept secure and working with security to build this into the Infrastructure as Code configuration management solution. 
  • Ensure high availability/disaster recovery process are reflected as per the change cycle, and as per each change the platform can be brought back as per the Disaster Recovery/Resilience policy.
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, and support across the grad/apprentices on the team to allow for lessons to be learnt and best practices to be considered during their development.
  • Go out into the industry and learn best practices, attend lunch/learns, meet and greets and incorporate gathered knowledge back into the platform. An ability to naturally identify and promote continuous improvement opportunities with a view to build a growth-mindset culture across the wider organisation


Outside of this, we place emphasis on people who: -

  • Come to work every day with a big smile and be prepared to have fun and laugh in a high performing, collaborative environment
  • Can use their energy, passion and ambition to motivate not only your people but the wider technology team to strive for the very best
  • Can keep it real, both from a people and technology perspective; you’ll respect and appreciate legacy systems and processes, seeing it as an opportunity to grow, not a challenge

What’s in it for you?

  • We offer a range of flexible working options with the latest technology to support
  • You play a critical part in this digital journey from its early stages – the potential to own and impact change is endless!
  • Work in an environment where failing fast is encouraged; we love experimenting and trying new things! 



The closing date for this job has now passed.