Database Platform Engineer

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Expertise IT & Support Location National UK Salary Excellent Contract Type Permanent REF DPE5433

Job Description

Position Overview:

Database Platform Engineer

My client a global insurance broker is looking for a Database Platform engineer to join the team on a permanent basis.

This is a global role and you will be working within a team to implement innovative tech and to support CI/CD pipeline and container orchestration technologies.

This role offers flexi working and you can be based from one of several offices across the country.

Whats required:

    • Be a specialist on database technologies running on Kubernetes
    • Help define the vision, implement strategies and develop code to enhance the platform with a focus on consumer experience, efficiency and scalability
    • Act as a consultant and subject matter expert for Senior MMC Leadership, Project Managers, Software and Engineering teams, to navigate the constantly changing technology landscape
    • Identify appropriate tactical and strategic solutions to deliver self-service, automated cloud and container based applications environments
    • Engineer and implement new technology solutions, on premise and in public cloud
    • Automate, develop code and build pipelines, working hand in hand with software engineering teams on automating deployments
    • Deploy and support Kubernetes and related technology stacks

Whats needed:

    • Subject matter expert for Database technologies running on Kubernetes; including but not limited to MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS-SQL
    • Mandatory skills; MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS-SQL, Azure DevOps, Kubernetes
    • Additional skills; Python, Okta, API development, Terraform, JavaScript, CI/CD pipelines, GitHub, GitLab, Artifactory, Camunda, Dremio
    • Experience in managing data platforms
    • AWS/Azure public cloud experience
    • Experience with SOAP and REST APIs to support integration of infrastructure, cloud and platform as a service technologies
    • Knowledge of web, security, and networking protocols, private cloud or on premise solution architecture experience