Platform Engineer

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DHPE001@open-money.co.uk

Are you an infrastructure engineer who likes to automate and is looking for a cloud challenge? Maybe you are an experienced DevOps engineer looking for a new challenge? Do you have a keen attention to detail and a passion for providing secure, resilient platforms? If the answer is yes, then read on...

Who we are

OpenMoney is here to make financial advice affordable and accessible for everyone. Normally, when you're deciding what to do with your money, you either have to figure it out yourself (but not many people know how it all works),or you can use a financial adviser (but they can cost a lot of money). In fact, there are millions of people in Britain who would benefit from having financial advice but who have been unable to access or afford it. They’re caught in we call the Financial Advice Gap.

As a result, many of these people get caught in financial cycles that they struggle to get out of. It could be running out of money at the end of every month, not knowing how and where to invest, or leaving money and savings in poorly performing investments.

We’re here to help these people. We want to provide our expert financial advice to 100K people who couldn’t find what they need or afford elsewhere. At OpenMoney, we’ll give everyone who comes to us that honest and expert advice, and because our extensive use of technology, we’re able to keep costs very low.

 At OpenMoney we endorse three main behaviours that we look for in all current and future employees; play your part, positive perseverance and do the right thing.

What are we working on?

To give you an idea of what we're working on, these are some of the projects and technologies you'll be working with:

•        Responsive customer focused applications in Angular (Mobile and web)

•        100% cloud based architecture

•        Data/trend analysis in the cloud, using data to determine what works and what doesn't for the customer

•        Data integrations with Functions, Service Bus,Service Fabric, Web API

•        Automated build and deployment pipelines

What is the role?

OpenMoney are seeking a Platform Engineer who has experience working with Agile teams. You will have practical experience building secure, reliable infrastructure, ideally using a public cloud provider. An understanding of the different layers of technology would be invaluable to collaborate with the development teams to deliver the applications the company is designing.

You will be highly motivated, eager to learn new skills,adept at problem solving and keen to work in a growing company.  Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential as you will be required to interact closely with internal and external stakeholders daily.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintenance and development of OpenMoney systems and networks
  • Infrastructure - both cloud based and on-premise
  • Ensuring automated build and deployment pipelines are fit for purpose - working with development teams to apply and enforce the adherent of practices and conventions
  • Securing OpenMoney systems and networks
  • Applying best practices to, and securing directories and authentication/authorisation channels
  • Maintaining Infrastructure as Code repositories
  • Ensuring application platform is resilient, performant, and secure
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest technologies and how they might be used for product improvement

What are we looking for?

Technical

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Azure
  • Some coding skills, particularly Power Shell or Bash
  • Experience automating infrastructure builds
  • Azure Resource creation
  • Azure AD
  • Azure NSG/VSG
  • Securing and maintaining physical networks,firewalls, wireless access points
  • Management of Active Directory Group Policy
  • An understanding of automated build and deployment tools

Personal

  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Valuable Skills

  • Experience of working with Service Fabric
  • Experience of automated build and deployment tools (Azure Dev Ops, Octopus deploy)
  • Experience of working with Micro services and Micro service architectures
  • Azure billing, general subscription management
  • Using Terraform to build and maintain infrastructure as code
  • Experience with SQL Server

What can you expect?

This role is based in the heart of Manchester in St. Peters Square in a supportive and social team environment. A prime office location, where you will work alongside your colleagues, with a range of free services including a coffee barista, breakfast,table tennis, beer taps, prosecco, soft drinks… and more...

Benefits:

  • Regular pay reviews
  • Bonus scheme
  • Work from home opportinuties
  • Company events & social hours
  • Casual dress
  • Flexible working hours
  • Life insurance
  • Benefits platform

Sound interesting then email DHPE001@open-money.co.uk or click “Apply Now” and upload your CV.

Be part of a company that’s dedicated to making the finance industry a better place.

Reference ID: DHPE001

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: up to £55,000 /year

This role is subject to both a DBS and Credit Check.

       

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