Platform Engineer
Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Job Reference: 004821

Location: Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Closing Date: 26/08/2022

Salary £: £Competitive + Bonus & Benefits

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35

As our next Platform Engineer, you’ll provide engineering delivery and operational support across a range of on premise and cloud middleware technologies. You’ll join a diverse team in our Bradford based Technology Operations function.

About the role

  • Delivering transformational business capability using a wide range of Oracle Cloud Technologies (on premise and Cloud (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS))

  • Provide 3rd line support services for business-critical production environments (includes on call Rota).

  • Identify and implement automation and orchestration as part of CI/CD initiatives.  

  • IT capacity and performance management services across the associated technology stack, including patching and security implementations.

  • Provide appropriate consultancy services to other Group Projects & IT teams, Business Users.

About you

  • An understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Systems Administration (RHEL 7/8).

  • Experience using some of these tools for CI/CD (on prem and cloud) such as Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Git and REST API Client is essential.

  • Versatile knowledge and experience of programming and scripting languages such as Python, Java, Shell scripting.

  • Whilst we don’t expect you to know everything from day 1, its essential to have some knowledge / experience on (at least one) of these technologies on prem or on cloud:

SOA, ODI, Hyperion, WebLogic, IDAM or IAM / IDCS, Forms & Reports, BI-Apps or Oracle Analytic Accelerator / Autonomous Datawarehouse, Oracle Integration Cloud, Oracle Connectivity Agent

We would expect that you would be willing to learn and develop your Oracle experience on some of the above technologies.

  • IT System Performance Monitoring/Tuning and Capacity management would be desirable.

About what we have to offer

As well as the benefits listed below, we can also offer you…

  • 2 hours a week to contribute towards your personal learning and continual professional development via Udemy subscription.

  • An enabling team culture, team members are always happy to help and enjoy working collaboratively.

  • The opportunity to develop Oracle experience (on premises and in the cloud) across a wide range of products.

About us

At YBS we dont have shareholders, we have members. We care about people and that includes you. So here, you’ll be respected for who you are, you’ll be able to bring your whole self to work, and you’ll have everything you need to build a long and rewarding career.

Flexibility. We offer a range of flexible working options without unsocial hours, which can help you find a healthy work-life balance. Whether it’s finishing early for an appointment or fitting your studies and hobbies in around your working hours, we can help make it work for you.

Development. We want you to feel challenged here. Whatever your ambitions, we’re committed to helping you develop your skills and move ahead in your career journey. From day one, we’ll set you up for success with a brilliant induction and full training plan, all designed to get you up to speed quickly.

Inclusivity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and able to be themselves. If you’ll go the extra mile to help our members, you’ll fit right in and feel you belong here.

About our Benefits

We offer lots of fantastic rewards that you can make the most of in and out of work, including:

  • Holiday. You’ll get 25 days plus Bank Holidays, as well as the option to buy up to a further 5 days.

  • Bonus. We work together to reach for better at YBS, so when we reach our goals we’re all rewarded, with up to a 10% annual bonus.

  • Pension. We know how important it is to save towards the future, that’s why we’ll contribute up 11% into your YBS pension.

  • Healthcare. Health and wellbeing are an important part of life at YBS, when you join us you’ll have access to a range of health benefits to suit your life including private medical insurance, dental and healthcare plans.

  • My Benefits. When you join YBS you’ll have access to our self-service benefits portal, where you can access a range of retail, hospitality and health discounts,

Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this role and want to be part of the YBS team, click apply now to send us your application.

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