Job Title

Platform Engineering Lead

Location: Midlands

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 70000.00 per annum

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Job Description

Title: Platform Engineering LeadLocation: Midlands/London – Flexible working weekSalary: £70,000per annum + Bonus & BenefitsContact:     Brief Overview:  
Forsyth Barnes are working with a trusted partner in the global retail space, that are passionate about putting their customers at the forefront of everything they do. They are looking for a Platform Engineering Lead, with strong technical capabilities, who can show strong leadership skills to a small team of engineers to deliver all the ecosystems of platforms, in the Cloud and heritage platform.
You can also get involved in all the different areas of this business, working on projects that make a real difference and enjoy a rewarding career with a business who offer fantastic career progression opportunities.
Platform Engineer Lead – Responsibilities: 
Lead a team of Engineers to deliver all the ecosystems of platforms (PaaS and SaaS) in Azure Cloud as well as in premise heritage integration platforms.
Do the required research and development activities in the Integration Platform space in preparation for the engineering activities that will lead into the introduction of new platforms and platform capabilities and features.
Accountable of standardising the platform integration technologies for global consumption.
Maintain the technical intellectual property in the Integration platform scape and ensure the needed technical skills are present in the team to deliver as per the project requirements.
Create the Integration Platform standards to simplify operations and lower the TCO.

Platform Engineer Lead – Required Skills/Experience:    
Azure Cloud skills such as Kubernetes services, Cosmos DB, Front Door, Apps Gateway, Data factory.
The Integration Azure services would be an advantage such as Bus Service, Logic Apps, API Management.
Architecture and knowledge on API management such as Google Apigee, and/or Event streaming technology mostly Kafka technology (Confluent SaaS) beneficial
Automatisation tools Azure DevOps knowledge
Good communicator capable of explaining technically the work of be done to Engineers as well as having architectural conversations with Integration Domain and Solution Architects.
Capable of leading the execution of the platform engineering activities and further building them.

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