Platform Engineer - Dev-Ops (Remote, UK)

Platform Engineer - Dev-Ops (Remote, UK)

Location

  • Remote, United Kingdom

Salary

  • £50000 - £55000 /year

Job Type

  • Full-time

YourParkingSpace has a mission, to change the way the world parks. We see a world where parking is seamlessly integrated into our journey through the use of smart technology.

From stress-free parking to convenient EV charging, we provide drivers with a seamless experience that saves them money and opens up a world of parking spaces they never knew existed.

For homeowners, businesses, and landlords we provide a comprehensive parking management solution that streamlines operations, maximises utilisation and enhances profitability.

With over 8 million users, and hundreds of thousands of spaces across the UK and beyond, we have been named in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 as one of Britain’s fastest-growing tech companies and are the UK’s fastest growing direct operator of car parks, strengthening our position as the go-to business for car park operations.

Our recent acquisition by the leading global parking solutions provider, Flowbird, means it is as an exciting time to join us, as we start our next phase of growth!

What You'll Be Doing?

We are seeking an experienced Platform Engineer with expertise on AWS and Terraform, some experience with Go, PHP, Laravel, Python or NodeJS would be advantageous, to join our team and play a critical role in the upkeep and expansion of our infrastructure, tools, services and functions. As a Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for monitoring, reporting and maintaining our infrastructure, assisting the wider Engineering team, and supporting critical services such as our CI/CD pipelines, Lambda functions and self-hosted applications.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Design, implement, and manage cloud infrastructure using AWS and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices, primarily through Terraform.
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain Lambda functions in Python, Go, and NodeJS to support application and service requirements.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to assist with infrastructure needs, providing expertise and support to ensure optimal deployment and operation of services.
  • Maintain and improve key applications and tools, contributing to the automation and efficiency of operational processes.
  • Ensure the general availability and stability of the company's services, actively participating in incident management and resolution.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies, continuously seeking ways to improve our infrastructure and operations.
  • Be aware of cost management and our infrastructure spend, seeking ways to optimise resources we’re using.
  • Risk based approach to infrastructure management.
  • Advocate for best practice security processes, stay up to date with the changing security landscape.
  • Docker

Who We're Looking For:

  • At least 2 years of experience with AWS cloud services, Terraform and Docker.
  • Some experience with NodeJS, Python, Go or PHP would be a plus.
  • Strong understanding of cloud architecture and operational best practices.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools and principles.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of engaging with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A commitment to continuous learning and improvement in a rapidly evolving field.

What's In It For You?

  • 24 days annual leave AND this increases after 3 years, with one extra day added each year (maximum 3 additional days)
  • You get your Birthday off too!
  • Hybrid working for our London staff
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Plenty of Learning and Development opportunities
  • Gym membership - PureGym or discounted options at other venues
  • Comprehensive Mental health and wellbeing support from our partners Canada Life and access to supportive mental health Apps
  • Cycle scheme – an easy way to purchase a bike and accessories
  • Tech scheme - the ability to purchase a full range of tech items
  • Health Cash plan through Medicash
  • Pension scheme via Nest
  • Additional options to purchase discounted insurances
  • An exclusive benefits platform with access to a list of choices which includes everyday lifestyle savings via Vivup!

And finally working in a company where there are no limits!

If you work hard and want to achieve big things, this is the place for you.

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