Platform Engineer - Technical Specialist
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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: England - Newcastle, Scotland - Glasgow City Centre, UK
Job Title: Platform Engineer - Technical Specialist Location: Glasgow , Gosforth, flexible Business Unit : Chief Information Office , IT Operations Salary Range: £45,900 - £55,000 DOE plus great benefits Employment type : Permanent Disrupt the status quo. It’s a simple statement that tells you everything about our ambition. It’s about thinking what money could be, instead of what it’s always been. Thinking this way gives us so many opportunities to make our customers happier. We’re not like other banks – and we want you to help us be even more exceptional.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Speci ali st within the Platform Engineeri ng Team in IT Operations.
The P latform E ngineering team develop, manage and maintain the Bank’s Operational Platform that is used to deliver and operate the Bank’s applications using a mixture of inhouse and industry leading products . The team promote best practice on platform engineering and new ways of managing the Bank’s technology landscape; in particular the adoption of Continuo us Delivery methods.
The role in a nutshell.. .
Developing, supporting and maintaining the B ank’s Operational Platform
Engineer ing , validating , implement ing and quality assur in g technical solutions
Root cause analysis and remediation of issues
Automat ing the configuration and setup of hardware, operating systems and services to our internal standards
Working closely with others to estimate work, manage domain scope, risks and issues
Own ing and/or contribut ing to Operational Platform component roadmaps
Collaborating with internal and external parties to provide excellent customer service
To be brilliant you’ll bring …
Proven e xperience of Linux system engineering , preferably with Redhat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Experience of Scripting ( any of Shell, Python , Ansible, Bash , Perl )
Experience of server build , configuration & dependency management system s (preferably Puppet , Satel l ite )
Experience of VMware
Proven track record of ability to engineer and deliver technology change to challenging deadlines
A p ositive attitude and e xcellent interpersonal skills to influence stakeholders
Exceptional communication & teamwork skills
Experience of Solaris or AIX administration
Experience of Veritas (VCS)
K nowledge of Cloud Engineering
Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes or OpenShift
Knowledge of D atacentre management
Experience of enterprise or open source monitoring tools
Experience of working in multidisciplinary agile teams
RED HOT Rewards, what's in it for you...
A generous holiday package and the option to buy more!
Private Medical Insurance - with the option to extend to family members
Pension! A market leading pension – we’ll top up your contributions too
Flexible benefits – customise your rewards to work for you!
Inclusion at Virgin Money
Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do here at Virgin Money. It’s good for you, it’s good for us and it’s amazing for our customers. We know that great minds don’t think alike, so we rely on your diverse thoughts, feelings, beliefs and backgrounds to be the best we can possibly be. Got any questions about this or need some support with your application? We’d love to hear from you so get in touch with our friendly team at
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Point to note…
At the minute, depending on which team you are joining, lots of us are working from home. This is something that may change over time, and if so, we will come together in one of our hub locations, giving you the chance to meet your new colleagues in person. We will of course, make sure you have the IT equipment to access our systems and to interact digitally with your new team and colleagues, but we thought it best to let you know this in advance, so you can make sure you are set up to work safely and productively. If you have any questions on this let us know!
Now the legal bit…
If we offer you a job and you accept, there are some checks we need to complete before you can start with us. This will include a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.
Advertised: GMT Daylight Time 04 Jun 2021
Applications close: GMT Daylight Time
18 Jun 2021
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