Principal AWS Platform Engineer (Remote)

Job Description

Are you eager to play a crucial role in the creation and growth of a Data Platform function, crafting and deploying data-driven solutions crucial for the advancement and strategic ambitions of a prominent player in the payments industry? We have an exceptional opportunity that might just align with your career aspirations.

We represent a dynamic client spearheading the development of innovative solutions, enhancing a merchant-centric ecosystem. Their commitment to delivering exceptional value through disciplined and innovative approaches sets them apart. The organisation is on a quest to enrich their team with individuals who are not only passionate about achieving significant outcomes but also thrive in an environment that values creativity, autonomy, and collaborative effort.

Core Values of the Opportunity:

  • Autonomy within Small Teams: Our client entrusts their teams with significant responsibilities, providing the essential tools and support needed to achieve key merchant outcomes, all while maintaining a lean approach to processes.
  • Continuous Growth: The environment is ripe for individuals keen on pushing boundaries, exploring new methodologies, and embracing both challenges and opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Practical Innovation: With a laser focus on addressing real-world merchant challenges, the organisation encourages a culture of collaboration, creativity, and open exchange of ideas to foster innovation and develop superior solutions.

Role Insights: Seeking a Data Platform Engineer with a proven track record in cloud-based data application deployment and maintenance. This role is critical for integrating data solutions within the company's broader ecosystem and requires a strategic thinker capable of setting platform standards that ensure efficient deployments. The selected candidate will play a pivotal role in maintaining the platform's robustness and scalability, overseeing updates, and ensuring a seamless operational environment.
Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring effective collaboration across technical teams to facilitate the seamless integration of data applications.
  • Architecting and managing a resilient cloud infrastructure with a focus on scalability and reliability.
  • Leveraging Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for streamlining deployment and management processes.
  • Setting up and maintaining rigorous system monitoring and security protocols to ensure platform integrity.
  • Keeping abreast of technological advancements to continually enhance platform capabilities.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related disciplines.
  • Demonstrates extensive experience in similar roles, with a strong proficiency in AWS or Azure cloud services.
  • Expertise in IaC methodologies and tools, alongside familiarity with leading cloud database technologies.
  • Agile methodology adept, with outstanding problem-solving capabilities and a proactive mindset.

This position is a gateway to contributing to an industry-leading initiative, offering substantial growth and learning opportunities.
For more details on this vacancy, or to explore other Data positions in Belfast or the broader Northern Ireland area, please apply via the provided link or for a confidential discussion, reach out to Ryan McQuitty at VANRATH.