Platform Engineer – Andover, UK – Remote Working Options

CloudPay is an organisation of over 1,100 people united by a single purpose – to modernise the pay experience for business and people, raising the importance of pay processes beyond an operational function to become a true business advantage.
We’re committed to providing an excellent employee experience through fulfilling projects, empowerment to make a difference, and an environment that inspires innovation.
The benefits of working at CloudPay include a competitive compensation package, career development opportunities, access to wellness resources, and a vibrant global culture.
We are looking for passionate individuals who maintain a strong desire to succeed.
CloudPay is a company that has been growing at 30% for five years straight; we find ourselves at an inflexion point in our technology stacks and IT organisational structure. CloudPays engineering teams build very sophisticated software using open-source technologies with the majority being in Java. We operate out of AWS. Our systems engineers play a crucial role in the design, building and maintenance of all our software and services. 
CloudPay builds, deploys and operates half a dozen customer-facing services and many more backend services across 1000+ Linux hosts and AWS-managed services. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of Linux Systems is strong with scripting in various languages, working with AWS and is a strong study of new technology.
If you’re a self-starter who likes a challenge and is looking for an exciting new Platform Engineer role where you will have a real influence and impact on Cloud Infrastructure design, this is the role for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly-skilled, high-functioning team, forming an essential part of a rapidly expanding global business within the technology and financial services space.
Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities will include:
  • Provision and maintain secure cloud infrastructure
  • Partner with scrum teams to deliver software releases
  • Build and manage secure automated systems
  • Maintain complete and comprehensive documentation
  • Manage logging, monitoring and alerting systems
  • Support incidents as they occur and work with teams on preventing future incidents
  • Work closely with engineers across all teams in different parts of the world
Attributes and Experience Required:
  • 3+ years in a similar role
  • Good documentation and communications skills
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with agile teams
  • Keen sense of ownership and drive, delivering on what you and your team have agreed on
  • A good understanding of the following concepts and standard practices:
    GitOps and ITIL
    IT security; GDPR, encryption at-rest/in-transit, patching, least-privilege
    Networking; VPNs, Transit Gateways, routing, DNS, firewalls
  • Experience working with complex and, sometimes, tightly coupled systems
  • Strong experience with the following technology:
    Terraform and AWS   
  • Debian
  • BASH
  • Rundeck
  • Containerisation and microservice architecture 
Desirable Experience:
  • JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket
  • Bamboo, Jenkins
  • Foreman
  • Apache, Nginx, Tomcat
Work authorisation:
  • Must live in United Kingdom (required)
  • We are unable to provide sponsorship or take on anyone who holds a graduate visa
Package and Benefits:
  • Competitive annual salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Earned Wage Access (via CloudPay Now app)
  • Flexible remote working
  • Birthday leave
  • Flexible pension contribution
  • Life assurance x4
  • Private medical insurance
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Friendly working environment

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