Recognised as one of the fastest growing Companies in the UK, it’s a really exciting time to be joining END. If you’re positive, passionate and dedicated and want to be part of our future success this could be the role for you.

PLATFORM ENGINEER - FULL TIME, LONDON

Over the last 15 years, END. has evolved into a technology led retailer that provides luxury and contemporary menswear and exclusive sneaker drops to a global audience. One of the most influential, forward-thinking and inspirational menswear companies in the world, we have fresh products hitting our website daily and our service never stops.

END. prides itself on delivering a first-class customer experience, which has underpinned our success. With over 2 million customers we deliver to over 80 countries around the world and our online business is complimented by our industry leading retail stores in Newcastle, Glasgow and London.

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our IT Operations & Engineering department for a Platform Engineer. The successful candidate will work together with another Platform Engineer and report into the Head of Engineering. They will support our development teams in taking full ownership of their pipelines and infrastructure. We’re ideally looking for someone with a background in development, and a passion for sharing knowledge and collaborating with development teams. Our developers work with a range of technologies, and the successful candidate will be able to help architect solutions suited to each individual team

What you’ll be doing:

Key responsibilities

  • Developing automation and tools, to reduce toil and improve repeatability of processes
  • Define reliability metrics, and work to ensure services meet them
  • Collaborate with the development teams to improve service reliability, scalability, and tooling
  • Troubleshoot issues across the entire stack, software, hardware, cloud, and networking
  • To ensure that any work applied to your teams is shared across peers to build up best practice
  • To support the team in identifying issues with code / deliverables
  • Act as governance / competency for the team – ensuring they are adhering to standards but more importantly, actively driving your skill in to the teams with pair programming, post mortems and retrospectives

What you’ll be able to demonstrate:

Skills and experience

  • 2-4 years experience in sysadmin or devops role
  • Solid understanding of at least two of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience working with AWS or GCP
  • Good understanding of Source Control systems (i.e. git)
  • Experience working in production environments at scale
  • You should be able to clearly communicate technical details when speaking or writing
  • This position is part of a well established team, and you should be excited about working closely with them, and product development teams
  • Our environment often has new challenges and technologies, so we want a candidate who is excited to learn
  • Excellent written and spoken English

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Generous staff discount
  • Team social events paid for through our Rewards Fund
  • R&D opportunities and twice-yearly Hackathons — it’s important to us that everyone in our team is immersed in Tech and has time to play and innovate
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Unlimited pats with our office dog — Insta-famous @iamfrankiethepomsky
  • Eye-test vouchers
  • Cycle-to-work scheme

Our core values underpin everything we do as a business. We always put our customers first, are passionate and dedicated and strive for excellence. To achieve this, we are positive and collaborative and keep it simple.

If you have what it takes to be part of our future success, we want to hear from you.

Please note - for the successful candidate, any employment is conditional on you having the right to work in the UK in the role in which you are employed.

Type of employment: Permanent, full-time.

Normal working hours: Your standard working hours will be 40 hours per week, normally Monday-Friday.

Closing date for applications: August 2020.