Platform Engineer - Remote Work - Permanent Full Time Role

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Posted 8 days ago Worldwide £75k - 80k (British Pound)
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Job Description

Platform engineer - platform engineering - risk - cloud - big data - machine learning - rpa - ai - lean - 6 sigma - design - architecture - banking - bank - risk mitigation

Title: Platform Engineer

Location: City of London (100% remote working - 1x or 2x a week needed onsite for first couple of months)

Duration: Permanent Position

What does this role holder do? (Accountabilities) - Platform Engineer

  • Act as a single point of contact to the Infrastructure Enabler, Engineering, Implementation, WoW - Speed Up the Work team, to articulate software engineering, product consumers and contributor requirements.
  • Drive and research architecture & engineering standards, tooling, and support excellence in digital.
  • Set up Accelerators or Incubators, create baseline software engineering standards & patterns for teams to adopt platforms and support Continuous Delivery
  • Represent the client at Cloud & CTO Technical Design and Delivery forums. Regularly present to and engage with the leaders from the Technology Platform & Network Engineering & WoW/Franchises/Functions.
  • Act as a single point of contact to Platform Owners in to shape the road map for adoption of Enterprise Wide Tooling for automation and orchestration.
  • Contribute to the Bank wide Design Authority, CTO TDA & ARM for the BUSINESS vision for digital and engineering excellence - understand the artefacts, capabilities and components required that will enable THE BUSINESS to not only compete in the future, but lead the way in online customer experience.
  • Demonstrate professional and proactive engagement approaches to drive adoption of CTO & assets, ensure benefit is gained from THE BUSINESS investments and deliver growth.
  • Contribute to the Bank Wide Design Authority for achieving the desired technical outcomes in the most cost-effective manner ensuring transparency to franchise owners and technology consumers.
  • Actively mitigate all identified technology risks and control gaps along with production application support, infrastructure engineering and platform management.

Mandatory Risk & Conduct wording applicable to all roles: Platform Engineer

1st line of defence: Management & Supervision - Platform Engineer

  • Own, manage and supervise the risks which exist in the business area, ensuring mechanisms are in place to identify, report, manage and mitigate risk within a defined Risk Appetite.
  • Work with Risk function teams to manage risks across the business

Conduct: Platform Engineer

  • Proactive identification and effective management and/or escalation of conduct risk to deliver key customer outcomes.
  • Comply with all BUSINESS policies, and deliver against statutory, regulatory, supervisory, and legal obligations.

Membership of Committees & Accountable Chair - Platform Engineer

  • Bank Wide TDA, CTO TDA, ARM & Digital & Engineering Services Design Authority
  • CTO Governance Forum - Representing the client
  • Technical Product Owner (TPO) for Digital Engineering

Purpose of Role - Platform Engineer

  • The role holder will contribute to the strategic roadmaps/teams to support the CTO & Digital Engineering Services to deliver the benefits cases to ensure platform simplification, cost reduction and suitable controls are in place.
  • Managing a small team of specialists
  • Engaging with stakeholders to drive the adoption of CTO & assets
  • Driving the updates to the Architecture blueprints to reflect the new technology being adopted by Enterprise Tooling
  • Creating e2e patterns for THE BUSINESS teams to adopt enabler platforms for solution design
  • Creating software engineering standards for THE BUSINESS teams to use for developing new solutions
  • Acting as a single point of contact to support solution design
  • Driving and researching engineering standards, tooling, and support excellence
  • Attending relevant CTO and bank wide design forums and authorities

What are the skills, knowledge and experience needed to do the role? - Platform Engineer

  • Experience of commercial software engineering: product development, distribution technology, best practices and methods, strategic advocacy, developing innovation & partnerships
  • Knowledge of emerging technology and trends, including cloud, big data, machine learning, RPA, AI and digital and enterprise products
  • Applying automation principles such as Lean and 6 Sigma within IT organisations
  • Working directly with delivery teams to implement automation
  • Performing complex analysis, consulting, and providing technical recommendations
  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence senior technical and business leaders
  • Strong problem solving/analytical skills to contribute to organisational challenges
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of industry trends, development initiatives, architectural evolution, and innovation
  • Competency framework: Capable of identifying, developing, and leading talent globally plus running a global team effectively and commercially
  • Significant experience in the Banking industry delivering across personal, commercial and markets divisions
  • Hands on technology background and awareness of low-level technical concepts and design requirements

platform engineer - platform engineering - risk - cloud - big data - machine learning - rpa - ai - lean - 6 sigma - design - architecture - banking - bank - risk mitigation