Lead Platform Engineer

Location:
Birmingham
Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
BBBH156523_1654612654
Posted:
28 days ago


Lead Platform Engineer
Hybrid
Up to £114k

I have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Platform Engineer to join a thriving digital organisation. This is a principal technical role and you'll be reporting to the UK&I Digital Security Head of Platform Management.
Lead Platform Engineer Responsibilities;
* Manage FCAPS scenarios in production environment.
* Track and manage platform tickets to meet SLA requirements.
* Monitor and manage cluster capacity based on customer count, events per second Perform Hadoop administration tasks.
* Guide platform engineers to fix day-to-day Operational issues.
* Setup and manage HDP Platform, handling all Hadoop environment builds, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring.
* Develop scripts/ tools to automate platform maintenance activities.
* Work with sustenance engineering on emergency fixes.
* Debug day to day job issues in Hadoop platform and provide solutions.
* Perform software release management tasks.
* Health monitoring of multiple HDP clusters using centralized dashboards, for Hadoop services, overall server health, custom applications running on the cluster.
* Troubleshoot Log collection and ingestion via Apache NiFi to our MDR platform from various network devices (like Firewall, Switches, Router, Proxy, IPS, WAF, Etc..), servers, and Cloud resources.
* Coordinate with Network, Infrastructure, and other organizations as required.
* Perform root cause analysis on failed components and implements corrective measures.
* Configuration of high level and low level HDP parameters to fine tune performance of the cluster.
* Manage escalations on FCAPS issues.

Lead Platform Engineer Benefits;

  • Hybrid working model
  • Mon-Fri
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Great Culture
  • Supportive team
  • Progression opportunities
  • Private Medical scheme
  • Up to £114k
  • On call pay



Skills needed as a Lead Platform Engineer;

  • 5 years minimum experience within an application role.
  • Experience in design and operationalizing FCAPS (Fault, Configuration, Availability, Performance, Security) for Hadoop clusters.
  • Experience in design of automated Hadoop installation.
  • Deep Expertise in managing Hadoop ecosystem components in large production clusters.
  • Expertise in HDP platform/Cloudera.
  • Application Deployment using JAVA & Python APIs.
  • Good Scripting knowledge in Bash, Python, Anaconda, Ansible.
  • Knowledge of Automation/ DevOps Tools Github, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Data Ingestion, Data Access & Data storage using Hadoop Big Data tools like HBase, Flume, Kafka, Nifi, ElasticSearch.
  • Good hands-on experience of Linux, its commands and scripting are a must.
  • General operational excellence. This includes good troubleshooting skills, understanding of system's capacity and bottlenecks, memory management, performance tuning and optimization for Linux and Hadoop.
  • Configuration management and deployment exposure in Open source environment.
  • Knowledge of Kerberos and Apache Ranger for configuring security.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Critical thinker and good problem-solver.
  • Ability to work independently with a strong attention to detail.



Beneficial;

* Exposure and experience of Azure administration
* Knowledge of Core Java.
* Ability to work well in a global team environment
* Able to manage time and prioritise workload
* UK Security Clearance or eligibility and willingness to obtain security clearance to SC level as required by specific projects
* Ability to achieve Office of Nuclear Regulation clearance (currently requires UK Born Citizen/UK National)

There is a requirement to provide occasional on-call support as part of a support rota, out of business hours. This will attract extra pay on a retention and call out basis, and is additional to base reward package.
Our client's ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves. They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply.

  • Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.
  • Attractive salary
  • 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits
  • Flex benefits system - exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
  • Retail discounts
  • Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enrolment in our Share scheme - subject to scheme eligibility criteria
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms



Please apply for further information!

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