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  • Edinburgh
  • 17 Jun 2019

About the company
Based in the heart of Edinburgh and noted as one of the most exciting startups in Scotland, Appointedd is a hugely exciting tech business with big plans for future growth. This is your opportunity to join us on an exciting journey and have a direct influence on our future success, playing a vital role in our team. We’re a passionate and innovative team with an industry-leading product, currently onboarding household names and breaking into a global marketplace.


The role
We are looking for a full stack developer with a keen interest in engineering RESTful APIs, DevOps, and developer tooling to join our small, ambitious team in the heart of Edinburgh city.


Our existing functionality is built on PHP but we are transitioning to modern javascript and node, with most greenfield projects being written in the latter, backed by the NoSQL database MongoDB.


Our new API is defined in OpenAPI 3.x (formerly known as swagger) and being wrttien in ES7+ javascript, node LTS, and Fastify (a lightweight, high-performance, express-esque framework).


We run our infrastructure on AWS and are moving towards fully automated deployments of applications/services with the code as infrastructure tool that AWS provides (CloudFormation). We also make use of a lot of other AWS services such as the Elastic Container Service, Lambdas, and API Gateway.


This would be a great role if you’re interested in working with an extensive AWS stack and building scalable applications/services using modern tooling and workflows.


Responsibilities

  • Maintaining Appointedd’s existing functionality and building new functionality.
  • Maintaining, improving, and documenting Appointedd’s AWS infrastructure.
  • Maintaining, improving, and documenting Appointedd’s developer libraries and tooling.
  • Designing and building scalable solutions.
  • Creating intuitive user interfaces.


Desirable skills and experience

  • Modern Javascript (ES7+) and Node (LTS)
  • PHP
  • Front-end Javascript frameworks (angular.js)
  • CSS preprocessors (sass/less)
  • Databases (Bonus: NoQSL and/or MongoDB)
  • Version Control (Bonus: Git)
  • Design & implementation of RESTful APIs
  • Design & implementation of scalable applications
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment workflows
  • End-to-End/Integration/Unit testing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to learn and pick up new things quickly
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in as no two days at Appointedd are the same!


The benefits of working at Appointedd

  • We work in a beautiful city centre office, with amazing views of Edinburgh Castle
  • You’ll get a MacBook Pro and any equipment you need to do your job
  • We can supply any additional training you require
  • Your manager will have a technical background and can support you through regular one-to-ones and mentorship
  • You’ll have support from a talented and passionate team
  • You’ll have empowerment to explore your creative ideas
  • You’ll have full ownership of your workload
  • Every Friday we have a team breakfast
  • We have Friday team drinks and host a company-wide “Show and tell”
  • We can offer a competitive salary and company share options are also available, dependent on experience.


How to apply
Please apply with your CV and a short covering letter highlighting what appeals to you most about the role and what you think you can bring to the team.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.


No recruitment agencies please.

  • London, England
  • £600 - £650 per day
    • Contract
  • 17 Jun 2019

Key Experience and Attributes:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in developing "Internet scale", high volume and highly transactional back-end systems with vast relevant commercial experience including the following key skills:

Technical

  • Application development experience on building large scale, high volume (5000 TPS) and REST-compliant web services using Java in Cloud based environment;

  • Excellent core Java skills is a must;

  • Deep understanding of TCP/IP and experienced in the use of apache http libraries for consuming http based web services in an efficient manner;

  • Software engineering practices including: design patterns, unit testing with Mockito, JUnit, automated build and test systems for continuous integration (using Jenkins) and TDD are a must;

  • Experience using version control tools such as GIT or Subversion is a must;

  • Experience with build automation tools such as Gradle or Maven is a must;

  • Agile development, in particular Scrum and XP; comfortable with practices like pair programming and code review. Experience of pair programming is must;

  • Developing application using NoSQL databases (Cassandra) is highly desirable;

  • Experience with Jetty, Tomcat or other lightweight containers is a must;

  • Experience of Dependency Injection frameworks like Guice or Spring is a must;

  • Good understanding of concurrency, multi-threading and thread safety is a must;

  • Thorough and systematic approach towards troubleshooting and root cause analysis of production issues is a must;
Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go to https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.

  • Edinburgh
  • 17 Jun 2019

About the company
Appointedd is the world’s most flexible online booking software. Empowering entrepreneurs and business owners with beautiful and intuitive online booking and business management tools, Appointedd’s technology is cutting edge.
Based in the heart of Edinburgh and noted as one of the most exciting startups in Scotland, Appointedd is a hugely exciting tech business with big plans for future growth. This is your opportunity to join us on an exciting journey and have a direct influence on our future success, playing a vital role in our team. We’re a passionate and innovative team with an industry-leading product, currently onboarding household names and breaking into a global marketplace.


The role
We are looking for a full stack developer (with a bias towards frontend) to join our small, ambitious team in the centre of Edinburgh. You will focus on improving our existing products and pushing new features across all platforms, but we’ll also want you to thrive in a collaborative environment.


Responsibilities

  • Maintaining Appointedd’s existing functionality and building new functionality.
  • Improving efficiency and implementing performance enhancements.
  • Maintaining, improving, and documenting Appointedd’s developer libraries and tooling..
  • Designing and building scalable solutions.
  • Creating intuitive user interfaces.


Desirable skills and experience

  • Frontend JavaScript and frameworks (we use AngularJS)
  • CSS Preprocessors (we use SASS)
  • PHP and frameworks (we use Laravel)
  • NodeJS and frameworks (we use Hapi)
  • Package managers (we use NPM & Composer)
  • Build tools (we use Grunt)
  • NoSQL databases (we use MongoDB)
  • Git version control
  • Issue management software (Github, Jira etc)
  • Know your way around a command line
  • An eye for software design and UX best practises
  • Experience working in an agile development team
  • Enjoys developing end-to-end solutions across the frontend and backend
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to learn and pick up new things quickly
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in as no two days at Appointedd are the same!


The benefits of working at Appointedd

  • We work in a beautiful city centre office, with amazing views of Edinburgh Castle
  • You’ll get a MacBook Pro and any equipment you need to do your job
  • We can supply any additional training you require
  • Your manager will have a technical background and can support you through regular one-to-ones and mentorship
  • You’ll have support from a talented and passionate team
  • You’ll have empowerment to explore your creative ideas
  • You’ll have full ownership of your workload
  • Every Friday we have a team breakfast
  • We have Friday team drinks and host a company-wide “Show and tell”
  • We can offer a competitive salary and company share options are also available, dependent on experience.


How to apply
Please apply with your CV and a short covering letter highlighting what appeals to you most about the role and what you think you can bring to the team.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.


No recruitment agencies please.

  • City of London, England
  • £60000 - £90000 per annum
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

Are you passionate about building technology that matters? Have you always wanted to work in a company committed to the development of it's people? Are you ready to take a forwards step into one of the world's largest and most successful brands?

My client are seeking experienced Java programmers, with demonstrable foundations in the art of Computer Science and Software Engineering, in order to scale their world-leading pricing and availability platform used by millions of travellers, holiday-makers and explorers all over the world.

Based in one of London's up and coming tech hubs, your skill set in Java 8, AWS and SQL/NoSQL databases will help you to drive the performance of one of the leading engineering teams anywhere in the City. An agile environment, fuelled by a high-performance, high-reward culture, this is an opportunity for an experienced Engineer to take the next step on their path to technical leadership.

If you are intrigued by the prospect of designing, writing and owning code and products that will be at the fingertips of people across the globe, please apply with your CV attached.

Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go to https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.

  • London
  • 17 Jun 2019

JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Java Software Engineer that is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on Equities products—from portfolio research and construction.  The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.  Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification.  Should be a full stack developer with front-end and back-end experience.


Successful Candidate:

  • Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office users on end-to-end solutions

  • Must be curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, motivated by complex analytical problems

  • Has to demonstrate interest in financial markets, and have ability to communicate directly with the business users. Should have good financial background preferred, CFA, FRM, MBA in Finance and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus

  • Should be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals

  • Will interact closely with the Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.

  • Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software and support of the application.

  • Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice

Required Experience and Skills:


Experience in a financial service environment with a focus in Equity front-office applications


             Full stack developer - Both Server-side and UI (HRML5/React)

             Strong JAVA programming experience is required

             Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or NoSQL) data paradigms

             Solid financial engineering background is desirable

             Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required

             Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired

             Understanding of Equities markets is strongly desired

             Experience working with market Data Feeds

             Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment


The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world. 


JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. 


© 2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co.  JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.


All internal moves will normally take place on the same grade and same salary. Salaries are reviewed annually in February. Exceptions to the rule regarding transfer on current salary may include a move between geographic locations.

 

JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Java Software Engineer that is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on Equities products—from portfolio research and construction.  The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.  Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification.  Should be a full stack developer with front-end and back-end experience.


Successful Candidate:

  • Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office users on end-to-end solutions

  • Must be curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, motivated by complex analytical problems

  • Has to demonstrate interest in financial markets, and have ability to communicate directly with the business users. Should have good financial background preferred, CFA, FRM, MBA in Finance and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus

  • Should be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals

  • Will interact closely with the Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.

  • Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software and support of the application.

  • Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice

Required Experience and Skills:


Experience in a financial service environment with a focus in Equity front-office applications


             Full stack developer - Both Server-side and UI (HRML5/React)

             Strong JAVA programming experience is required

             Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or NoSQL) data paradigms

             Solid financial engineering background is desirable

             Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required

             Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired

             Understanding of Equities markets is strongly desired

             Experience working with market Data Feeds

             Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment


The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world. 


JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. 


© 2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co.  JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.


 

  • London, England
  • £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + ben
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

C# Developer / Senior Software Engineer (C# .Net Core). Are you a skilled software developer with an indepth knowledge of C# and experience of developing algorithmic trading systems?

Imagine yourself working on complex and intellectually stimulating systems for a technology driven Hedge Fund that invests in the sports betting markets; you could be designing and developing real-time, high frequency trading applications for betting on the global sports markets.

You'll be based in fantastic offices in a vibrant area of North London with in-house gym and steam room, games room with pool tables and dart boards, library and free high quality catering (breakfast, lunch, dinner) from the onsite chef.

As a C# Developer / Senior Software Engineer you'll join a talented Agile development team, designing and developing cutting edge systems to manage large data sets which process updates in real-time with high throughput and low latency. You'll be working in small Agile teams, Pair Programming and ensuring that code is of the highest quality and that solutions are well tested and will be empowered to recommend and make changes and improvements with little red tape to get through.

Requirements:
*Strong C# design and development experience on large scale, distributed systems
*Experience of designing and developing a real-time algorithmic trading system (could be in any OO language)
*Experience of working with event streams and event sourcing (EventStore, Kafka, NoSQL)
*Experience of high frequency and highly responsive systems
*Data driven mindset with a desire to automate wherever possible
*Collaborative team member with excellent communication skills; continual learner and keen to share knowledge with others
*Degree educated; Computer Science, Mathematics or closely related discipline

As a C# Developer / Senior Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £110k) plus substantial bonus and benefits package.

Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this C# Developer / Senior Software Engineer opportunity.

REF: BB/13243/A/KS/170619_1560751221

  • £30k - 55k
  • 17 Jun 2019

Job description

Here at Mindera we are continuously developing a fantastic team and would love it for you to join us. As a Backend Engineer you’ll be part of the development of core platform systems that expose data for desktop and mobile applications.

We’re looking for JavaScript (node.js) Backend Engineers with an appetite for solving complex and interesting problems to world-class standards.

Since we are a software Consultancy, national and international expected travelling time varies according to project/client and organisational needs: 0-15% estimated.

You’re great at

  • Vanilla JavaScript and/or TypeScript on the back end (Node.js, Heroku, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Lambda, etc.);
  • Developing performant, resilient and secure services/functions;
  • Protocols and architectural patterns like HTTP, REST and/or GraphQL;
  • Creating testable code and making testing a priority;
  • Being passionate, self-driven and working with little supervision towards a common team or company purpose.

It would be fantastic if you

  • Use code quality tools like linters, type checkers and static analysers;
  • Have experience working with SQL and NoSQL data stores;
  • Know about service oriented architectures, design patterns and data structures;
  • Are used to working with code versioning tools like Git in a continuous delivery process;
  • Care about all the steps your code goes through from your machine to production and know about or are curious of technologies like containers;
  • Are comfortable with agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban;

We offer

  • Fun, happy and politics-free work culture built on the principles of lean and self organisation;
  • Work with large scale systems powering global businesses;
  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Vitality Private Medical Healthcare
  • Free snacks, drinks, fresh fruit
  • Company team building trips, Summer and Christmas parties

About Mindera

At Mindera we use technology to build products we are proud of, with people we love.

Software Engineering Applications, including Web and Mobile, are at the core of what we do at Mindera.

We partner with our clients, to understand their product and deliver high performance, resilient and scalable software systems that create an impact in their users and businesses across the world.

You get to work with a bunch of great people, where the whole team owns the project together.

Our culture reflects our lean and self management attitude. We encourage our colleagues to take risks, make decisions, work in a collaborative way and talk to everyone to enhance communication.

We are proud of our work and we love to learn all and everything while navigating through an Agile, Lean and collaborative environment.

Check out our Blog: http://mindera.com/ and our Handbook: http://tinyurl.com/zc599tr

Our offices are located: Aveiro, Portugal | Porto, Portugal | Leicester, UK | San Diego, USA | San Francisco, USA | Chennai, India | Bengaluru, India

  • £55k - 62k
  • 17 Jun 2019

Job description

Role: Senior Security Engineer - Level 3/3.5

Team: Technology

Reporting to: Head of Delivery

Location: Bonded Warehouse, Central Manchester

Salary: £55,000-£62,500

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for Senior Security Engineers to design, enhance, and build our security tooling, as well as supporting the product development teams with security guidance.

Application development/coding experience is required together with a deep understanding of Information Security and Secure Coding principles. We want someone who is excited to contribute to our company vision and long-term strategy.

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborating with development teams to ensure secure coding best practices are followed
  • Collaborating with development teams to support remediation of software vulnerabilities
  • Evaluating new security technologies and trends and providing recommendations to strengthen our information security framework
  • Performing security reviews of applications including responsibility for driving requirements definition, technical design and risk analysis

Desirable skills:

  • We are looking for driven Senior Security Engineers who enjoy solving problems, who initiate solutions and discussions and who believe that any challenge can be scaled with the right mindset and tools.
  • Experience implementing a security regime as part of the development lifecycle and production operation is particularly necessary.

Alongside this:

  • Experience with C-based languages, Node, JavaScript and TypeScript etc. is a plus
  • Experience with Information Security tools
  • Excellent understanding of web applications, web servers, application technologies, frameworks and protocols with respect to application development and deployment
  • Experience with AWS and securing containers in a Serverless Environment
  • Strong technical background in software security design/implementation and data protection
  • A strong understanding of the federation of Security credentials
  • Have a deep understanding of OWASP Top 10
  • Demonstrable experience with document-store, NoSQL or similar relational databases
  • Experience of working on products that impact a large customer base is an advantage

Working at Auden

Based on the top floor of Manchester’s iconic Bonded Warehouse, Auden is one of the businesses at the forefront of the St. John's Development.

We are a committed equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, transgender status, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership or trade union activity.

Want to know more?

If all the above excites you, then we’d love to talk to you.

NO Recruitment Agencies. All CVs will be taken as gifts.

Auden is authorised by the FCA.

  • £55k - 62k
  • 17 Jun 2019

Job description

Role: Senior Data Engineer - Level 3/3.5

Team: TBC

Reporting to: TBC

Location:Bonded Warehouse, Central Manchester

Salary: £55,000 - £62,500

What we're looking for

We’re looking for Senior Data Engineers to join our team. We’re passionate about using the latest technologies and want you to be too. You’ll be free to free to champion new ideas and technologies, through collaboration and teamwork. We’re firm believers in using the right tools for the job. Willingness to adapt and be flexible is key.

How we are using data differently at Auden

We are centralising all our data, making it available to everyone in Auden and in every application we build. In essence, we are democratising data and allowing Auden to be truly data-driven whilst providing a perfect platform on which to build new innovative products and Machine Learning models. We are continually improving our capability to easily transform data in any desired way, using both serverless and streaming technologies. We implement a schema-on-read policy for all our raw data to allow us to be as agile as possible. Our data team members are solely focused on enhancing our ability to fulfil any data requirement.

What you’ll be doing

  • Building and maintaining Auden’s data platforms for scale, performance, reliability, and security on a terabyte scale environment - maintaining the ingestion, storage and transformation of data on distributed systems deployed to cloud computing environments
  • Designing and building Big Data and streaming capabilities using open-source technologies such as Python, R, Scala, Hadoop, Kafka and/or Spark as well as a big focus on utilising managed cloud services such as AWS Kinesis
  • Supporting engineering on large scale projects, whilst helping to make all of Auden’s data available to every part of the company and utilising Infrastructure as Code
  • Our software is based on a microservice architecture, so experience with NoSQL would also be greatly beneficial
  • Getting involved with Data Science and Machine Learning activities, such as helping to enable model training on huge data sets and deploying models either as APIs or real-time stream processors
  • Implementing KPIs to track performance of our data and systems throughout Auden
  • Involving yourself with the product teams to release and maintain live products
  • Participating in establishing processes and best practices around development standards, version control, quality control, deployment, maintenance and change management
  • Collaborating with our business analysts in analysing business requirements to design and implement data processing pipelines, associated data and database structures
  • Fine tune performance to meet those requirements and using Agile Tracking Tool (e.g. Jira) for project tracking
  • For business intelligence, we use Power BI but equivalent skillsets are still welcomed
  • Our Cloud is hosted on both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure, but AWS is our main focus
  • We are big on automated Machine Learning to allow us to scale our data-driven approach throughout Auden, so there is also potential to be involved in this if you are interested.

Working at Auden

Based on the top floor of Manchester’s iconic Bonded Warehouse, Auden is one of the businesses at the forefront of the St. John's Development.

We are a committed equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, transgender status, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership or trade union activity.

Find out more

If all the above excites you, then we’d love to talk to you. 

NO Recruitment Agencies. All CVs will be taken as gifts.

Auden is authorised by the FCA.

  • £70k - 125k | Equity
  • 17 Jun 2019

Job description

Senior Platform Engineer

Role Ownership and Key Objectives

  • Ownership of mission-critical production multi-tenanted SaaS operations: on-rota, monitoring, alerting, configuration and change management, incident management and disaster recovery
  • Ownership of service scalability, elasticity, fault-tolerance and disaster recovery
  • Continuously improving SLOs such as availability, performance and recoverability
  • Elimination of operational toil & engineering knowledge silos
  • Ownership of production incidents post-mortems advocating blameless culture
  • Key contributor to service release management

Key Success Metrics

  • Service availability, performance and recoverability SLOs
  • Service release failure rates
  • Time spent during on-rota on production issues

Must Haves Skills & Experience

  • Previous job experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or DevOps Engineer
  • Experience with building out multi-regional, scalable cloud platforms preferably on GCP
  • Excellent understanding of DNS, cloud networking and infrastructure
  • Excellent debugging and analytical skills: ability to isolate root cause across networking/infrastructure, application and database stacks
  • Excellent understanding of Linux, Docker and Kubernetes (or similar container orchestration tool)
  • Experience with configuration management tooling such as Consul, Zookeeper and etcd
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code tooling (i.e. Terraform/Puppet/Chef)
  • Experience with languages such as Go, Node.js and Bash scripting

Bonus Skills & Experience

  • Operational management of message brokers at scale (i.e. Kafka, RabbitMQ etc)
  • Operational management of NoSQL/in-memory databases at scale
  • Running ETL type workloads  at scale
  • Experience with service mesh technologies (i.e. Istio, Consul, Linkerd)

Do you?

  • Have a systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive?
  • Have a history in automating operations processes via services and tools?
  • Never settle for downtime and outages, don’t like to be woken up in the middle of the night
  • Feel comfortable balancing technical direction with the business value needed factoring into solutions multiple constraints such as scale, distribution, costs, users, patterns?
  • Advocate for iterative software delivery and world class engineering, demonstrating best practice?