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Infrastructure and Environments Lead

Atom Bank
Durham, County Durham, United Kingdom

We're Atom..

As the UK's most innovative fintech, we're taking a mobile-first approach and r edefining what a bank should be. Using technology, we're making things easier, transparent and better value for people and businesses.

Based in Durham, we're committed to bringing world-class career opportunities and developing a strong tech culture in the North East. Our team currently has 350 brilliant people and is still growing; could you be the next innovator to join us?

We're looking for mindful, empathetic and self-aware engineers to join our teams in Durham and London, and help us innovate and disrupt the market with our cutting-edge, digital banking solution.

Here's some of the tech we use

  • ReactJS
  • Swift5
  • Kotlin
  • Python
  • GoLang
  • Kafka
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Mulesoft
  • Kubernetes

Our tech journey

We're investing millions in building the best banking machine in the world on Google's Cloud Platform.

What else should you know…

Platform: We've taken the very best cloud native technologies and partnered them with contemporary data architecture to create a platform that we believe is the envy of the world.

Agile principles: Our move to GCP means we can fully embrace agile principles with autonomous teams, rapid release cycles and automated testing.

Innovation: Named by KPMG as one of the top ten Global FinTech innovators for four consecutive years, and with multiple projects funded by the UK science budget to bring great analytics and tech to banking, you can expect to be working on cutting-edge projects utilising machine learning and artificial intelligence to transform the way people and businesses do banking.

As Atom's Infrastructure & Environments Lead, you will be a ccountable for the provision and run of all Atom environments, infrastructure, networks and applications from Dev, through Test and to Production and the single point of escalation on any issue covering environments and infrastructure.

Experience of managing development, test and production environments in public cloud, preferably Google Cloud Platform, 3rd party managed (e.g. SAAS) and private datacentre environments.

What will your 'typical' day look like…. (there's no 2 days the same in Atom):

  • Designing Atom environments and strategy to meet project requirements

  • Design and delivery of networking needed to connect Atom public cloud environments with SaaS & on-premises environments

  • Configuration, scheduling and release management of environments

  • Maintaining Atom owned environments, e.g. patching upgrades and managing public cloud (Google) costs

  • Accountability for the creation and delivery to the infrastructure and environments plan across all Atom technology workstreams

  • Technical vendor relationship management with all key vendors who are part of the Atom architecture

  • Configuration Management of all environments

What do we need from you?

  • Experience of managing, defining and delivering environments across public cloud (Google), 3 rd party hosted (SaaS) and private data centres

  • Proven public cloud platform experience, ideally Google Cloud

  • Understanding of compute, storage, data and networking technologies in both public cloud (Google) and data centre environments

  • Self-directed, proactive, able to work on own initiative with a best practice approach

  • Able to articulate technical issues (with environments) in terms of business risk and opportunity

  • Management of small to medium-sized technical teams

  • Degree in relevant subject area or equivalent commercial experience of working in regulated banking or finance environment

    What would we ideally like from you?

  • Other public cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure) experience

  • Logging, monitoring and alerting solutions on public cloud platforms

  • Infrastructure-as-code principles and tooling, e.g. Hashicorp Terraform and Red Hat Ansible

  • CICD pipelines and tooling, e.g...... click apply for full job details

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