Full Time Job

Platform Operations Engineer


Belfast, United Kingdom 09-05-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Based out of our Belfast offices or working remotely within the UK or Ireland, the Platform Operations Engineer II will be a key member of our Platform Operations Team, helping to build and support the core infrastructure of the SportsEngine Platform services and products through activities and key responsibilities that include;
• Contributing to efforts that ensure the continuous and smooth running of the SportsEngine platform while serving a large volume of traffic.
• Leveraging Amazon Web Services to build highly available services for the SportsEngine infrastructure platform built on top of the EKS, RDS and EC2.
• Developing Infrastructure as code using tools like Terraform.
• Helping to foster a culture of cooperation, coordination, and continuous learning within the Platform Operations Team and with other Product Development teams throughout SportsEngine.
• Working closely with the SportsEngine Cyber Security Team to maintain and improve the security of the SportsEngine Platform.
• Contributing to and using our GitHub Pull Request-centered development pipeline as we continuously deliver value to our customers.
• Using tools such as NewRelic, Splunk and Datadog to monitor the health of the SportsEngine platform.
• Being an advocate for quality code and engineering practices that enable Continuous Delivery.
• Participation in a sustainable on-call schedule.

• 2 or more years of experience operating web applications in a Site Reliability Engineering, Web Operations, or Cloud Engineering capacity.
• A strong foundation in modern infrastructure practices and the ability to deploy and operate maintainable, scalable secure infrastructure.
• A team-oriented attitude and seemingly endless intellectual curiosity.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Additional desirable skills & experience;
• Cloud Experience
- Experience with either AWS, GCP or Azure (AWS preferred)
- Deploying and managing public Cloud based applications
• Kubernetes
- Experience operating a CI/CD pipeline
• Automation
- Ability to script automation in one of either Ruby, Python, Go, Bash etc
• Infrastructure as Code
- Some exposure to one or all of Terraform/Ansible/Chef

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