Lead Platform Engineer

Lead Platform Engineer

Job Title: Lead Platform Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Start Date: ASAP - will wait for notice
Reference: 046MSM_1631717640
Contact Name: Daniel Humphreys
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2021 15:54

Job Description

Lead Platform Engineer - Leading Financial Services Brand

A household name in the financial services industry is looking for a talented Senior Platform Engineer with proven experience in GCP and a passion to help lead and develop their data platform infrastructure team. Working in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment you will be driving automation and innovation alongside other forward-thinking individuals in a dynamic, collaborative and inclusive culture.

You will play a key role in leveraging Google Cloud Platform to secure, automate and cost optimise the frameworks and infrastructure across the entire suite of Google products and latest solutions. Within a DevOps culture and cloud-first methodology, you will be working with serverless technologies and CI/CD pipelines to develop, deploy and scale innovations and best-practice into the constantly evolving GCP infrastructure.

The role is London based with a hybrid working policy, signed off between £70,000-100,000 with performance bonus and fantastic benefits package including life assurance, health plan, free breakfast and lunch, and 5% pension, all inside of a great company culture with brilliant career progression pathways and training.


  • Minimum 3 years of Cloud Engineering in Google Cloud Platform e.g. GKE, GCE, BigQuery or Pub/Sub.
  • Experience designing and deploying CI/CD pipelines.
  • Automation tooling experience with GitLab and Terraform.
  • Proficient in scripting in Python (or equivalent).
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to engage with senior stakeholders and external teams.


  • Google Cloud Platform Certification.
  • Data storage solutions experience such as Big Query.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented GCP Platform Engineer looking to make an impact and grow with an established brand in an exciting phase of development.

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