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Date Added: Wed 16/09/2020

Lead Cloud Platform Engineer (AWS)

Nottingham, UK
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Company: REFINITIV

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000 - £29,999, £30,000 - £39,999, £40,000 - £49,999, £50,000 - £59,999

We're growing a team of highly skilled and passionate engineers to help build, develop, and operate large-scale public cloud environments. The group is responsible for creating and maintaining the cloud platform and related services that allows development groups to leverage Public Cloud resources in a standard, supportable framework. The Cloud Platform Engineering team help to deliver and enable internal product engineering teams to leverage the cloud in a secure, scalable, and consistent manner that follows best practices in regard to multi-account architecture, identity and access management, governance, data security, network design, and logging.

You'll be joining us to a team of agile, technically strong and diverse, and creative engineers to help deliver on our goals.

This is a chance to work with a small group of motivated, knowledgeable, and passionate individuals in an effort to mould the way that Refinitiv moves to providers such as AWS, GCP, and Microsoft Azure. We work globally and are looking for someone with knowledge of working in a DevOps fashion to deliver these new technologies. You'll need to work fast and learn as you go, but this is a chance to change the way we run things in Refinitiv. We value technical aptitude, innovative thinking and a great learning ability above proficiency with specific tool sets. And we are always open to new ideas and methods.

Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities
Technology (60%)

• Take lead on closely with architects and other team members to develop and build complex cloud services and capabilities that meet the needs of Refinitiv product development groups

• Drive interactions with our community of technologists to describe & own the work produced by team

• Ongoing support and development of cloud services including working with Refinitiv product development groups to build cloud aware applications

• Develop automated processes to prevent, identify, and fix problems that impact service availability

• Develop, document, and operate toolkits for the provisioning and managing of cloud infrastructure

• Maintain an understanding of industry trends and how new technologies can be leveraged to meet business objectives

• Work as part of a larger SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) team to provide operations support for our AWS accounts, this includes being part of an on call rota as 3rd line cloud platform support

• Identify and deliver improvements across a broad range of areas such as cost savings, security, ease of use, & reliability. Take ownership of these and drive to completion.

Leadership & Communication (25%)

• Work with and help lead a virtual team to deliver business unit priority work

• Help to identify and champion priority workloads with the wider Cloud organisation

• Participate and help run SCRUM session with local team and participate in wider team direction setting

• Communicate effectively and professionally with internal customers, management, and other Enterprise Cloud teams dispersed across the globe

• Collaborate with cloud architecture and product engineering teams to translate high level technical requirements and in turn define infrastructure changes

• Participate in meetings with internal cloud stakeholders/customers and effectively negotiate expectations

• Provide metrics around reliability, stability, ,and performance of our infrastructure

Business Acumen and Strategy (15%)

• Develop a broad knowledge of Refinitiv business strategies and product portfolio

• Innovate new and improved uses of technology to meet business objectives

• Understand the impact of new technologies and their technical impacts to supported systems

• Collaborate with peers, architects and managers to understand strategy and how best to operationalise it across the cloud environments

Education
A degree or equivalent related work experience.

Required Skills

• Substantial related technology experience

• Experienced in leading cross functional teams

• Proven track record of delivering goals

• Experienced in writing clean code (Python & Boto3 preferable)

• Experienced with IaC / Terraform

• Knowledge of these public cloud service providers: Amazon Web Services

• Experienced in automating software build, deployment, and server configuration management using tools such as Jenkins, Git, & Terraform

• Knowledge & Experience of modern agile development methodologies

• Exposure to DevOps practices and automation of software testing, delivery and infrastructure changes

• Strong passion for technology, a willingness to learn new skills and the ability to evangelize the uses of cloud services

• Self-motivated and self-directed, ability to translate technical direction into functional solutions

• Ability to work effectively in a globally distributed team, managing multiple priorities while collaborating with cross-functional teams

• Proven ability to investigate complex issues spanning multiple technologies and drive to completion

• Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

Desired Skills

• Experienced in writing clean code in other Object Orientated languages: Python, other

• Experience in developing IaaS development toolkits

• Experience in working as part of an existing Site Reliability Engineering team

• Experience with any public or private cloud technologies/services, particularly federation and STS services, IAM policies, Lambda and step functions, Bastion services, and others.

• Expertise in Windows and Linux system administration, databases (relational and NoSQL), and networking infrastructure and services (routing, switching, DNS, NTP)
The Financial and Risk Business of Thomson Reuters is now Refinitiv. Refinitiv equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news from Reuters, our customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content-all supported by human expertise. At Refinitiv, we facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. Therefore we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world-regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

We care about benefits too.

We support our colleagues' wellbeing with inclusive benefits. So that's support for physical, financial, mental and environmental health, paid time off to volunteer, consumer discounts & savings and so much more. All of which are tailored to your needs and may vary by location. For more details talk to your recruiter.

Our fast paced and supportive environment is only possible due to determined, autonomous problem solvers who love our high performance culture. And as a global business, Refinitiv relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. So we seek hardworking, qualified employees in all our operations around the world-regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Refinitiv makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us to request an accommodation. A full list of our office locations and contact information can be found at: Refinitiv Office Locations .

Be the breakthrough, activate your future and shape ours.

Role: Lead Cloud Platform Engineer (AWS)
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Nottingham, England, England

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