Platform Services Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Guildford Surrey UK

As Polystream’s Cloud Infrastructure Engineer you will be working as part of the platform team to evolve Plotstreams platform and infrastructure offerings. 

Being constantly on the bleeding edge of Deep Tech means finding the answers from within, as not many people on stack overflow can help you(trust us, we’ve tried!). You will be a key contributor to the delivery, maintenance, and operation of the platform, more specifically the; infrastructure, services, and tools required to deliver a highly available, highly scalable, distributed cloud streaming solution that millions will use across the world. Bring your experience and knowledge around operating a globally distributed, “always on” service platform and be an advocate of best practices in areas such as service monitoring, DevOps, CI/CD, and quality assurance in a fast-paced, highly agile platform engineering team.

Technology that we use

  • Rancher/K8/Docker
  • Scripting ( Bash, PowerShell )
  • Automation  (terraform,chef, puppet, Cloud formation, ansible)
  • CI/CD
  • Windows
  • Helm
  • Linux
  • Kafka
  • Rabbit MQ
  • Grafana
  • SQL
  • ELK

Key requirement for the role

  • Experience in development background in Windows and Linux and experience in DevOps focused or SRE role.
  • Experience defining and building configuration management systems, and a solid understanding of network architecture and configuration.
  • Cloud experience with multiple cloud providers, on-premise and colocation.
  • A good understanding of microservice orchestration using Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Knowledge and understanding of distributed architecture and enterprise design patterns, along with experience using logging and monitoring systems in a production environment.
  • Interpersonal with great communication skills towards technical, non-technical and staff.
  • Experience with ELK stack including watches and alerts

We’d be impressed with

  • Software/Web development experience (.net framework/dotnet core, C#, Angular, etc)
  • Hand on experience with cloud and/or good distributed microservices architecture
  • Experience operating an “always on” service platform
  • A love for startups and previous experience in a small team

To name a few of our benefits

  • Equity and competitive salary
  • Health Insurance (includes partners and Family)
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days Holiday + Public holidays
  • Workplace pension( 5% – 5% )
  • Flexible working hours
  • Travelcard loans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee discounts
  • Fully stacked kitchen with a balance of healthy and unhealthy snacks and drinks, tea and coffee, etc

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