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Job Description

Founded in 2016 with only a handful of individuals, Quantexa was built with a purpose that through a greater understanding of context, better decisions can be made. 6 years, 11 locations and 600+ employees later we still believe that today. We connect the dots within our customers data using dynamic entity resolution and advanced network analytics to create context, empowering businesses to see the bigger picture and drive real value from their data.

Due to the continuous success and high demand from our customers, we are looking for a Platform Engineer with a proven track record to join the Quantexa family. 🚀

Platform Engineer

Quantexa are looking for a Platform Engineer to help our teams develop and deploy solutions to fight fraud and financial crime within Financial Services and Government. Quantexa deploy our solutions into a combination of client owned on-premises infrastructure and client managed cloud platforms. We’re looking for an individual who can take ownership of the installation and DevOps processes on our clients’ environments across several projects. This includes defining best practice and providing input and assurance on Quantexa Platform throughout the project lifecycle.

We want our employees to use the latest and leading open-source technology possible and we are enthusiastic about the gains that are brought from using modern DevOps practices and you will be part of producing systems with excellent reliability and automation. As part of this you will be using tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Bitbucket Runners or other orchestration and CICD tools to help our clients’ with setting up an agile driven, fit to purpose SDLC ecosystem within their context of Software Delivery and based on Quantexa best practices, standards, and deployment requirements. 🧬

A key part of the role involves working with project teams, client stakeholders and internal development teams to define how Quantexa solutions are built, tested and deployed and then guiding, supporting, and helping other engineers in these activities to build self sufficient teams and to enable you to add the most value across a number of projects.

An enthusiasm for picking up new methods and technologies is as important as existing industry knowledge. This role would be ideal for an individual with a good level of experience at hands on delivery, with a passion for DevOps and DevSecOps and working in client facing environments.

Typical Responsibilities Include

  • Taking a key role in defining, rolling out and continually improving DevOps best practice throughout projects
  • Working with project teams, client stakeholders and internal development teams to define how Quantexa solutions are built, tested, and deployed
  • Reconciling modern DevOps practices with client development and deployment processes
  • Providing assurance and guidance across a wide range of projects hosted on both client infrastructure
  • Help, support, and provide both technical and hands-on guidance on setting up CICD pipelines in accordance with Quantexa solution best practices and industry standards using orchestration tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Gitlab Runners etc.
  • Help, support, and provide both technical and hands-on guidance on configuration, and setting up automation tools for Quantexa Batch functions such as ETL using automation tools such as Airflow, Bash, Data Factory etc.
  • Provide both technical and hands-on guidance on installation, configuration, and setting up Quantexa underlying required systems and software including Elasticsearch, Spark, Hadoop, Kubernetes, Postgres, MySQL, and or Oracle with our platform being hosted on both private and public virtual clouds (depending on our clients’ environment of choice), such as Google cloud, Microsoft Azure and Amazon.

Requirements

What do I need to have?

  • Understanding of how to integrate modern DevOps techniques into large organisations with existing development and deployment processes
  • Expert level experience of designing and building Continuous Integration pipelines to support efficient and high-quality development
  • Strong understanding of Information Security practices and deploying efficiently into secure environments
  • Knowledge of good practices for testing and deploying data processing applications e.g. in Spark
  • Experience deploying into container management platforms e.g. Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • An understanding of common deployment patterns and how these map onto underlying infrastructure
  • Good communication skills and experience working with different customers, partner organizations and cultures.
  • Have an excellent appreciation of what makes a high quality, operationally stable system and how to streamline all areas of development, release, and operations to achieve this.
  • Experience at working with a variety of modern development tooling (e.g., Git, Gradle, Jenkins, Nexus) as well as technologies supporting automation and DevOps (e.g., Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Docker and a little bit of good old Bash scripting).
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop emerging technologies and techniques.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to debug and solve technical challenges with sometimes unfamiliar technologies.

Knowledge of the following would be beneficial:

  • Java / Scala or software engineering skills
  • Experience with setting up production environments on cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with setting up performance testing tooling
  • Systems integration experience such as integrating with novel authentication tools

Benefits

Why join Quantexa?

We know that just having an excellent glass door rating isn’t enough, so we’ve put together a competitive package as a way of saying thank you for all your hard work and dedication.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary 💰
  • Company bonus
  • Private healthcare with Prudential plus life insurance and critical illness
  • Free Calm App Subscription #1 app for meditation, relaxation and sleep 🧘‍♀️
  • Annual leave, national holidays + birthday off! 🌴
  • Ongoing personal development
  • Great WeWork Office Space & Company wide socials

Quantexa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment, where everyone feels welcome, valued, and respected. We want to hear from people who are passionate about their work and align with our values. Regardless of race, beliefs, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity or ableness – whoever you are, if you’re a curious, caring, and an authentic human being who wants to help push the boundaries of what’s possible, we want to hear from you.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Work from home allowance
Teambuilding days
UK nursery benefit scheme
Private healthcare
Accredited Quantexa Tech Academy & Management Training
Personal development platform & funds + 1 hour weekly dedicated time to learn
Volunteer & Birthday Leave

We asked employees of Quantexa how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Location
86%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
79%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
76%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
74%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
82%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
87%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Quantexa

Company employees

500+

Gender diversity (male:female)

70/29/1

Office locations

London (HQ), Boston, NYC, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Brussels, Amsterdam, Dubai, Malaga, Zurich, Luxembourg

Funding levels

Series D

Hiring Countries

Australia
Belgium
Canada
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Singapore
Spain
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
What employees are saying

"I have worked in the IT Industry for over 20 years. Quantexa is the best organisation I have worked for in that time. The solutions are second to none and the culture is awesome - it is a perfect blend. Individuals regardless of race, gender or age are treated with respect and included in all aspects of the organisation. I could not find a better fit. Culture comes from top-down and it is clear to see that our CEO is personally committed to ensuring we drive a flexible, inclusive and respectful environment"

Quantexa Employee

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