Job details

Platform Engineer

Job reference: 003849

Closing date: 04/08/2021

Salary: Competitive salary & benefits

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Our Technology team are looking for an experienced Platform Engineer 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.

As one of our Platform Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • 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

What’s in it for you?

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones.

As a Platform Engineer here at N Brown will receive a competitive salary plus a pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, in addition to taking advantage of a holiday purchase scheme! You will benefit from our flexible working hours and fantastic location based in the heart of the northern quarter, Manchester. You will receive fantastic employee discount on our products, a discounted share purchase scheme. access to our Employee Assistance Programme and much more!


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