Cloud Engineer - Data Platform

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Cloud Engineer - Data Platform

In a nutshell

We are looking for a Cloud Engineer to join our expanding Data Platform team to continuously deliver, enhance and support our data applications across production and non-production environments. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about automation and is relentlessly seeking ways to improve platform stability and increase the pace of change, whilst protecting service and increasing the business value.


What I need to do


Ensure scalability, reliability, security and efficiency of Sainsbury’s Data Platform which is built on Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, and other open source components.
Design and build large scale distributed systems.
Be hands-on, highly technical with strong experience in systems engineering.
Build automation to prevent problem recurrence.
Deploy and configure production systems, with a particular focus on ease of configuration, reduction of human error, repeatability and security.
Help shape our organisation’s culture.
Help define processes and standards, following industry best practices.
Participate in a 24/7 on call rota as required.

What I need to know

You should have an understanding of:
Linux and Microsoft operating systems;
delivering Infrastructure, Platform and Software as a Service solutions using Public Cloud services, such as AWS, Azure and Google, and open source technologies such as Ansible, Chef, Terraform, and Jenkins;
managing source code and package repositories such as GitHub, Visual Source Safe and Aptly, Artifactory, Nexus;
experience with databases – MS SQL, Oracle, DB21, MySQL and AWS RDS, NoSQL;
virtualisation and automation solutions.
What I need to show

Experience in one or more of these programming languages: Ruby, Python, Go or Shell.
Networking experience and understanding of network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc) OSI layers, DNS, VPN, Firewall and load balancing.
Proven experience working with Infrastructure as Code, configuration management systems and CI/CD pipelines.
Operational experience working with large, highly available, highly transactional systems on private and public clouds.
Containerisation experience e.g. Docker, Kubernetes
Experience using large scale monitoring, logging platforms like ELK Stack, DataDog and be able to analyse and debug production issues.
An ability to work independently and take initiative.

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