Platform Operations Engineer

About The Role
Reporting into the Platform Service Delivery Lead the key responsibility of the role is to support, maintain and improve highly scalable and reliable cloud platform infrastructure services. You will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Cloud Platform and be accountable for its availability.
The Platform Operations Team is at the heart of Motability Operation’s digital transformation strategy. The team is responsible for ensuring that our cloud platform is always available to meet the needs of our customers. 

Continuous improvement is a key ethos of the team. The team is organised into run and build squads. The run squad is responsible for day to day monitoring and support. The build squad looks for continuous improvement opportunities to enhance and optimize the services that we offer. Both squads’ work in a fully agile way and are rotated.

We pride ourselves on going the extra mile for our customers and being an integral part of Motability Operations cloud delivery team.
About You
You are interested in problem solving and have experience in working in an operations environment. You enjoy making a difference and bring new ideas and perceptive to a team. You also will need to be a strong advocate of Infrastructure as code and the value of automation. You will have a desire to become a technical leader within the team and have a good understanding of cloud technologies and containerisation.
You will have gained the following skills/experience:
  • Strong command line experience with RHEL
  • Proficient at scripting with one or more of the following: Java, Perl, Python, or scripting in Shell and Perl
  • Automating delivery of Infrastructure as Code e.g. Terraform
  • Working with software development methodologies; agile, test automation and CI/CD in public/private/hybrid cloud environment
  • Automating configuration management (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
  • Experience with container technologies using Docker and Kubernetes
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience working with a major Cloud Infrastructure vendor e.g. AWS, Azure
About The Company
At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 625,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do and our people demonstrate these values:
  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence
What’s on offer
As a Motability Operations Ltd team member you can expect:
  • 27 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • 15% non-contributory pension after probation
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Season ticket loans
  • Voluntary benefits such as travel insurance, health checks and gym membership

Unfortunately Motability Operations Ltd is unable to provide visa sponsorship; therefore applicants applying to work with Motability Operations Ltd must be eligible to work in the UK.