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SENIOR
PLATFORM ENGINEER

What you'll be doing

  • Maintaining and supporting services from testing all the way to production
     

  • Improving the availability and performance of our biggest systems
     

  • Working closely with all our engineering teams
     

  • Researching, recommending and implementing new technologies
     

  • Building on significant existing automation and orchestration

 

You should apply if you are...

 

  • You’ve run Linux based web systems in a commercial or high volume environment
     

  • You know Terraform and/or Kubernetes on GCP or AWS
     

  • You can script/code in a modern language
     

  • You’ve worked deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting web applications
     

  • You’re happy to own, support, and go on call for the systems you work on

It’s a bonus if you have...

  • Understanding and debugging other people’s code, even if you couldn’t write it
     

  • Containers
     

  • Chef, Puppet, or other configuration management software
     

  • Software development concepts and methodologies
     

  • Continuous Integration systems

This job could also be called...

 

  • SRE (Site Reliability Engineer)
     

  • Infrastructure engineer
     

  • Systems engineer
     

  • Backend engineer

The perks

 

  • £40,000 - £80,000 commensurate with skills/experience, possibly more for an exceptional candidate
     

  • 28 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays) rising by a day each year to 31 days after 3 years service
     

  • A generous bonus scheme to reward your contribution to the success of LiveLink
     

  • 4% contributions towards the NEST pension scheme
     

  • Medical Insurance, Health and Wellbeing support scheme plus a Ride2Work scheme
     

  • A healthy social calendar
     

  • Learning and development opportunities, both internally and externally

 

Why you should join us
 

  • We love developing technology, utilizing Open Source Software as the foundation for our systems
     

  • We have an open, honest and transparent culture
     

  • We empower people to make decisions with impact
     

  • We are open to change in our processes, techniques and skills
     

  • We have a smart, motivated and supportive team
     

  • We value learning, agility and feedback

Our team finds creative and innovative ways to solve complex hardware and software problems for our clients.
We keep development cycles fast, adapting as we go along, and investing in a culture of discovery and
continual feedback.


LiveLink is looking for individuals committed to learning more of their trade, and supporting each other’s
growth in the process. We still have a startup-like culture of openness to ideas and opportunities for talent to
be put to good use... plus a market-tested and profitable product line. So we like to think we have the best of
both worlds.

 

You will join around 80 of us, remotely or based in comfortable, freshly renovated offices located in a
conservation area in Havant, Hampshire. Trains to Chichester, Southampton, Brighton and London are a 5
minute walk away, and we are also a 15 minute walk to the sea. We’ve got all the usual suspects; breakout
areas, a games room and free on-site employee parking. And plenty of the more unusual suspects; a sizable
garden, a plethora of musical instruments, modern kitchens, a host of the latest gadgets, opportunities for sporting enthusiasts, copious nerf guns and much more. Plus a 1Gbps fibre Internet
connection... We take our technology very seriously!


To make a long story short, we’ve grown a place where we love working, and we think you will too.


Applications should consist of a one page covering letter explaining how you fulfil the role above and describing an interesting technical project or problem that you've worked on recently.

 

Email or fill out the form below with your full CV and a link to a GitHub account in the form of attachments ONLY.

EMAIL DIRECT INCLUDING ANY DOCUMENTS TO:

recruitment@livelinktechnology.net

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