Senior Platform Engineer

Location City of London
Discipline: Software Design and Application Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £65K - 88K

This leading  financial services company provides payments platform enabling solutions including virtual accounts and digital banking.They are currently experiencing exponential growth with a client base ranging from global corporates, banks, insurers and market places.

Role Purpose

As a Senior Platform Engineer you will be working within the Production Services team to both support day to day running of the full stack/suite of the company’s infrastructure and applications and to then work with the wider team to help improve it.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage, mentor and coach Platform Engineers, overseeing the quality of their work to ensure alignment to technical standards and strategy, and supporting as needed in solving complex problems.

  • Partner closely with key stakeholders to ensure that self-service capabilities delivered by the Platform Engineering team are understood and adopted successfully

  • Drive a DevSecOps mindset across the team and wider organisation, delivering sustainable solutions that meet the required security, resiliency, and observability expectations

  • Own several CI/CD security tools, partnering with security teams to ensure they continue to meet current and future requirements and are adopted successfully across the users of the platform.

  • Continuously look for opportunities to improve DevSecOps capabilities to eliminate toil and increase security and reliability of cloud hosted applications and resources


  • Demonstrable experience in establishing and running Platform Engineering or DevOps Engineering teams spanning multiple regions

  • Extensive hands-on experience in design, build and deployment of Microsoft Azure stack, particularly PaaS and AKS implementations using CI/CD

  • Experience with Full Stack Observability technologies

  • Extensive experience in Azure DevOps (including repos, advanced pipelines, and package management), Terraform, Jenkins and other CI/CD tools

  • Excellent communicator and proven ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders

  • Excellent presentation skills and experience in delivering messages successfully to a range of levels within a large organisation

  • You must be passionate about innovation and love leading technological change.

  • You must be passionate in creating a collaborative, caring and safe environment for all teammates to succeed.