The Mergermarket group's Product Development Team is seeking a for Senior/ Lead Platform Engineers. You will have a strong focus on automation, with very strong knowledge of AWS and Docker. You will be working with development teams promoting Devops and Continuous Delivery, as well as developing and supporting enabling technologies.
The Platform Team develops the tools and platform components used power the large variety of products and services provided by Mergermarket Group. In addition, you'll work with multiple global agile development teams building microservices on top of this platform. 
You'll ideally be a polyglot developer, able to pick up and use languages and tools as needed. Overall, we are looking for somebody who is passionate about what they do and loves working in a collaborative environment.

Knowledge and experience of:
* TDD/BDD
* Docker
* AWS (in particular CloudFormation, EC2 & ECS, RDS)
* Languages: Python, Golang, Node, Bash, Ruby, Java, Groovy and more...
* Linux admin and automation
* Immutable infrastructure
* HAProxy/Nginx
* RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch/SOLR, MongoDB, *SQL
* Jenkins
* Datadog, Logentries, ELK

We know that DevOps is strictly not a role but we’re keen to speak to you if you’re one of those rare technologists who likes to develop platforms used by developers, and to help ensure the operational needs of our software are central to its development. You are an advocate for the continuous delivery of high quality software.
With your Development and Operations hats on you’ll be able to help us promote best practices, share knowledge, and collaboratively improve our platform. On a day to day basis you'll contribute to improving the development and operational systems and processes; pair with developers and peers to set up and promote DevOps practices and ensure the right tools are used for the job. 
You're keen to keep up to date with emerging technologies too and take an active role in supporting and to finding the root cause of operational issues, and prevent from reoccurring. You’ll strive to create an environment where developers and operations staff can work in mutually supportive collaboration.