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    Cloud Platform Engineer

    Key skills:
    • 7+ years of experience in Linux operating systems.
    • 5+ years of experience in Infrastructure management including development, Implement, deployment, administrate and support big data distributed platforms and data pipelines in on-prem, hybrid and cloud environments.
    • At least 2+ years’ proven experience building solutions in a Cloud environment, preferably Google Cloud Platform or else AWS/Azure, optionally Alibaba cloud.
    • Experience in Bigdata platform technologies like Google dataproc, Azure HD insights, AWS EMR and Apache or Confluent Kafka.
    • Knowledge on modern distributed container cluster management and runtime systems like Kubernetes, Docker or OpenShift container Platform, at least one of cloud managed Kubernetes services Preferably GKE or else EKS/AKS.
    • Detailed knowledge of dynamic secrets management (AWS Secrets Manager, Azure Key Vault, GCP Secret Manager, HashiCorp Vault) volumes and security.
    • Experience with DevOps tooling for Infrastructure-as-Code like Ansible and Terraform, CI/CD pipeline automation tools (GitLab CI, Jenkins).
    • Experience in building, maintaining and troubleshooting cloud infrastructure in GCP and/or AWS.
    • Setting up and configurations of cloud technologies like Cassandra, Google Pub-Sub, Big Query, Dataproc Hadoop, Spark streaming, Spark Batch, Flink, Flume, Elasticsearch, Solr, AWS CloudWatch, Google stack drive is a plus.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills; a team player and keen learner who loves building great things together.
    Nice to have:
    • Experience with Agile engineering practices.
    • Experience with Python, SQL, Scala, or Java for Iac.
    • Experience event streaming, message queues, schema registry.
    • Experience with project management tools such as Jira, Trello, and Confluence.
    • Knowledge in building a data integration platform, Kafka clusters with fault-tolerance model supporting HA, client configurations, event sourcing and performance tuning.
    • Knowledge of Modern Application Performance Monitoring tools Prometheus/Grafana, logging, alerting for a platform utilizing tools like ELK, Grafana, Prometheus.
    What you will bring:
    • The ability to communicate cross-functionally, derive requirements.
    • The ability to thrive in a dynamic environment by being flexible and willing to jump in and do whatever it takes to be successful.
    • Ability to create solutions within a collaborative, cross-functional team environments.
    Why First Derivative:
    • You’ll be working with some of the best talent on the data engineering space
    • You’ll be contributing to make a difference, in a place where your voice will be heard and your engineering skills matter to the business success
    • You will be at the centre point, driving a solution to our customers
    • First Derivative will support your learning path for cloud skills in both GCP and AWS when suitable
    • First Derivative will be a place of growth for your career to elevate it to the next level

    This role is based in UK/Poland/Singapore/Hong Kong

    Working for First Derivative:

    At First Derivative, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.

    We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

    Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Extensive Health Care Package
    • Pension plan
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Annual leave increasing with service
    • Group Life Protection Benefit
    • Training opportunities
    • First Derivative Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar

    To apply to this role, please forward your CV to