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IT Cloud Platform Engineer

Posted 8 days 6 hours ago by BDO UK LLP

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Factory Jobs
London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Ideas People Trust

We're BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today's changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain's economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams that lead them.

We'll broaden your horizons

To ensure our services and applications are fit for the modern market, our IT team collaborates with every department. They develop, they explore and they implement the new ideas helping us to change the future of accounting, tax and business consulting. But, just as importantly, they maintain the tech that keeps us advancing. By testing and adopting the future of financial technical solutions, they find new and exciting ways to drive us forward. And you could too. In an IT role at BDO, you'll become part of a team that act as the backbone for our business. No matter who you are or what your skillset is, we'll give you the training and support you need to achieve whatever you put your mind to.

We'll help you succeed

Leading organisations trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with them and building long-lasting relationships.

You'll be someone who is both comfortable working proactively and managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with senior managers, directors, and BDO's partners to help businesses effectively. You'll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to organisations we work with.

We are looking for a cloud platform engineer to join the IT Operations Team focusing as a SME on managing data platforms with DevOps practices for IaC This role will significantly support the growth plans in advisory which we are seeing expand to other streams.You will cover the technical gaps required to manage the data platforms and ongoing configuration enhancements of the new cloud platforms which we continue to build and deploy via IaC and you will work with IT members within the Cloud operational and support team to provide successful execution of Data Analytic solutions.

You will also:

  • Work with the IT Operations Manager to implement Platform Engineering practices as part of the Cloud transformation process
  • Work with IT Operations team to recommend tools and methodologies to support Databrick platform operations
  • Work with CCoE to implement a highly scalable, automated, and available cloud platform aligned with the Future State Enterprise Architecture
  • Work with various business streams to create and implement self-service DevOps, support, maintenance and governance practices and processes for the cloud analytics and data platforms such as Microsoft Data engineering, Data Factory and Fabric.
  • Support, mentor, maintain and offer expertise and guidance on private and public cloud queries.
  • Work with Development teams, IT Security, Support and Enterprise Architecture teams to deliver and maintain a cloud data platforms with associated IaC DevOps practices
  • Form part of the Cloud IAC technical working group that will deliver the migration from on premises to Cloud services
  • Create and maintain the capabilities required to utilize automation practices for initializing, provisioning and optimizing systems, and facilitate infrastructure orchestration - embracing self-service and autonomy for platform engineering
  • Ensure systems and application have efficient and actionable monitoring with SLA aligned with business goals.

You'll be someone with:

  • Previous experience in an SRE or DevOps role in a tech intense environment and/or in financial services.
  • Strong experience of Microsoft Intelligent data platforms - Databrick, Data Factory, Data Fabric
  • Strong knowledge of Windows, Azure & AWS infrastructures.
  • Solid experience in building fault-tolerant, scalable, and secure systems
  • A passion for innovation and love leading technological change
  • Experience with all aspects of cloud service models and application delivery such as PaaS, Serverless and Containerization infrastructure
  • Infrastructure-as-Code capabilities and governance experience
  • Experience with observability capability and logging/monitoring
  • Experience with providing self-service access to cloud technologies via inner-sourced
  • Experience with Bicep would be desirable

You'll be able to be yourself; we'll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We're committed to agile working, and we offer every colleague the opportunity to work in ways that suit you, your teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we'll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We're in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO's core values and we're proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we'll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you'll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for the companies we work with and satisfying experiences for our colleagues, so we've invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO's people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we'll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you'll never stop learning at BDO.

We're looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we're always finding new ways to invest in you. Across
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