Flexa
Not On The High Street • London

Platform Reliability Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first – Team meet up once a month

Core hours 10–4

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Job Description

The Role

We have embarked on an ambitious new development phase to advance our technology, including platform re-architecture and further development of our front-end services. It’s an exciting time and we need to strengthen and grow our teams!

As Platform Engineer, you will join our platform engineering team responsible for our developer experience. You will enable our teams to build our new infrastructure, leveraging AWS cloud services to operate our SOA platform composed of frontend & backend services for our customers, partners, and business users.

Accountabilities

As a member of our PRE team, you will contribute to the following goals:

  • Working within our Platform Reliability team you will assist in enabling our development teams to deliver new software features in a continuous and reliable manner
  • Support our online infrastructures deployed to AWS and maintain our QA/Staging/Production environments
  • Participate in the design and implementation of new systems or infrastructures
  • Provide the necessary tools, workflows and knowledge to development teams working on our infrastructure
  • Play an active role in the development process, for example by collaborating with software engineers to share your expertise and knowledge of our systems, and assist them when infrastructure changes are required to support upcoming releases
  • Guide development teams to help them take ownership of their services and for them to provide on-call and out-of-hours support

Some key skills and experience you’ll need...

Technical skills:

  • Work experience as a Platform/Cloud/DevOps Engineer role
  • Proficient in cloud platforms such as AWS and GCP, AWS preferred
  • Strong Linux Administration and scripting in an IaaS platform (eg. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Good understanding and practical knowledge of Terraform or a similar tool to manage infrastructure as code
  • Good understanding of Cloud security models and best practices
  • Experience managing a highly available infrastructure deployed on an IaaS platform to maintain a high availability of the overall infrastructure
  • Experience working with Kubernetes, containers and CI/CD pipelines

Human skills:

  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Be a keen and voluntary team player with good interpersonal skills

While not essential, these skills would also be beneficial:

  • Experience working with AWS technologies like API gateways, Lambdas, Appmesh.
  • Practical knowledge of Jenkins 2, maintaining Groovy code and using declarative pipelines.
  • Experience developing or working with auto-scaling systems.
  • Good knowledge of a high-level programming language (for example Python, Ruby, Groovy)
  • Working knowledge of Agile development methodologies (Scrum or Kanban) and tooling, like JIRA and Confluence.


What we offer

Our perks It’s important to us that our people are well looked after, which is why we offer BUPA healthcare, Healthshield, life insurance and additional Mental health support through Spill We have also worked very hard to come up with a set of policies that support work/life balance, flexible working, diversity and inclusion that help to reduce the stress of life. We offer 25 days of annual leave plus 8 days of bank holidays and the ability to swap other religious holidays for these We hold regular social events as well as holding hackathons and encourage our team to attend conferences and other L&D or networking events Hybrid workplace We endeavour to support our people to make sure work... well, works for them.

To that end we are trialling out different ways of working - at the moment, we are remote first, getting together in person in London for key moments and to support connection and collaboration. Although this isn't how we're working right now, to join us, you should be able to work in London for 1-2 days per week.

We also offer 45days work from anywhere (globally) per year Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and Inclusion are really important to us and that’s why everyone’s welcome at Not On The High Street – whoever they are, whatever their background. As part of your application, you’ll be asked to complete an optional demographic survey to help us learn more about who wants to work with us and will only be used to help us figure out how to make our team(s) even more inclusive and attract more brilliant people to join us!

We'll also ask whether you need us to make any reasonable adjustments to the interview process should you need it and you can answer this question should you choose to in the application phase We have a DEI focus group as well as affinity groups that have their own budgets and can use this to help serve diversity and inclusion at NOTHS Apply to join #teamNOTHS Our recruitment processes are fully remote, taking advantage of the wonders of modern-day technology. We’d love to hear more about you, your experience and why you want to join our team. Good luck!

Company benefits

Flexible working week
Enhanced maternity leave – 13 weeks 100% then 13 weeks 50%
Enhanced sick pay
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Fertility treatment leave
Work from anywhere scheme – 2 months per year
Buy or sell annual leave
Menstrual leave
Volunteer days
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Adoption leave
Enhanced sick days
Compassionate leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Health insurance
Season ticket loan
Bank holiday swaps
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Salary sacrifice
Life insurance
Pension match/increase
Teambuilding days
Hackathons
Skilled worker visas
Employee discounts
Location
83%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
77%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
56%
Employees are moderately happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
72%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
74%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
82%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Not On The High Street

Company employees

120

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

34:65:1

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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