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AWS Platform Engineer

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
London-CS, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Feb 2023
Reference
101838-en_GB

Job Details

We’re growing our team! Our platform engineers help design and build applications for a range of critical public & government services and we need more passionate individuals to help that mission. You will be working at the cutting edge of cloud technology and solutions as part of a vibrant and inclusive team that fosters positivity and development at its centre. You will work across a range of projects and services, interacting with a wide variety of stakeholders to build common platforms, tooling and processes at various stages of the software development lifecycle. We’re agile by default and we introduce and operate practices such as continuous deployment to support live applications. We strive to create solutions that are reusable, scalable and driven by automation.

You’ll be joining a team that understands that you get the best from people by encouraging them to be themselves and by allowing creativity to flourish. We support this by empowering our teams to own a solution throughout the development lifecycle whilst providing senior engineering support where needed. You will also be supported to develop your skills through regular training and development and will be joining a community of engineers who understand the importance of knowledge sharing.

Initially you will be working remotely by default but as we start to return to offices individual requirements can be assessed to get the balance right and we run regular events such as team socials, virtual pub quizzes and team forums to give our teams the chance to socialise amongst each other and the wider business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and monitor live applications
  • Design, build and maintain secure cloud infrastructure
  • Design, build and maintain build and release pipelines.
  • Manage integrations between hosting platforms and applications
  • Deploy and monitor software and configuration changes
  • Automate efficient working practices where possible


Ideally you will have experience in:

  • Microsoft Azure with focus on their Platform as a Service offerings (App Services, Azure SQL, CosmosDB, Azure Search, KeyVault etc.).
  • Infrastructure as Code. Primarily (but not limited to) ARM templates.
  • Scripting languages such as PowerShell or Python.
  • Building, Managing and securing C# ASP.Net web applications
  • Web based authentication flows such as OAuth or SAML
  • Effective source control management with Git
  • Build and Release Management using Azure DevOps (VSTS) or a similar product
  • An understand of the importance of Test Driven Development and associated technologies such as NUnit, XUnit.
  • UI / Functional testing with Selenium
  • Expertise in monitoring large distributed systems using technologies such as ELK, Grafana, Prometheus and tooling provided by cloud platform vendors
  • Awareness and insight into technology trends to adopt new cutting-edge tools


Other desirable skills and experience:

  • Past experience of working in a Agile environment
  • Experience of working with other cloud environments such as AWS & Google Cloud
  • Experience with container management and micro-services architectures such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Elastic Search
  • NodeJS
  • Ruby on Rails

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Company

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to more than 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. With a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses from advanced threats, we work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data. We use the latest technologies, best practices and processes – combined with expertise gained from over forty years of application – to empower customers to detect and defend against the latest threats, transform their organisations, and secure their communications across multiple domains.

Everything we do creates a safer future. In a new age of cyber threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across a dynamic technological landscape.  

The nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the very best people to fulfil our ambitions, and help you realise yours.

We’ve built a place that supports the changing needs of our multi-cultural, diverse, global workforce and we believe everyone can make a difference.

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