Platform Team Lead

Join us in building a virtual bank from scratch using cloud native technologies. We're a fast-growing team solving exciting problems and delivering high quality products in small, interdisciplinary teams. We’re applying the learnings from Google, Twitter and Netflix to build the next generation of banking.

  • Collaborate closely with our development and product teams in our fast-paced delivery environment.
  • Build a modern, automated, cloud native, continuously delivered distributed system.
  • Coach, mentor and develop high performing engineers.
  • Play a leading role in interviewing, hiring and supporting new engineers.
  • Motivate the team with clear, elevating goals.
  • Define the technical strategy and architecture.
  • Ensure a consistent, high standard approach by performing code reviews, documenting standards and hosting weekly catch-ups.
  • Proven experience in similar leadership role.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills.
  • Knowledge of technology best practices for building a modern automated devops platform.
  • Good understand of technologies and experience in building a highly scalable and fault tolerant system.
  • Self-starter, capable of working without direction and able to deliver projects from scratch.
  • DevOps toolchain experience: JIRA, Bitbucket (GIT), CircleCI, Draft, Brigade, Jenkins X, Artifactory etc.
  • Configuration and continuous deployment tools experience – Ansible or SaltStack or Chef or Puppet.
  • Strong scripting skills – Python and Bash.
  • Cloud computing deployment and management experience – Google Cloud, Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure with Hashicorp Terraform and/or Spinnaker.
  • Container Management and container orchestration experience – Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Monitoring tools experience - Elastic Stack, Prometheus, Grafana.
  • Good practical knowledge with SQL and NoSQL DB, PostgreSQL and Cassandra.
  • Strong knowledge in messaging systems like Kafka or Solace or RabbitMQ or AWS Kinesis.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux/UNIX and TCP/IP Subnet.
  • Strong understanding and practice Agile/Lean projects SCRUM, KANBAN etc.
  • Practical knowledge with Git flow, Trunk and GitHub flow branching strategies.