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Platform Engineer

  • Brentford (Greater London)
  • IT development

Job description

Your Responsibilities :
What you'll do

We are looking for a Platform Engineer to join our cross-functional product engineering team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has an IT interest and who is looking to develop their career within a cloud and DevOps environment.

Your role as a Platform Engineer will be varied including evolving our GCP hosted platform, supporting
building out our automation pipeline, helping us towards compliance, monitoring and working cross functionally with engineers and product teams.

You will do this whilst working with, and learning from, our more senior platform engineers.

About us:

We're a cross functional product, design and engineering team building digital products for GSKs patients and helping the organisation navigate a tech transformation.

We care about you, about your wellbeing, and about our staff bringing their whole selves to work. We value psychological safety, empathy and emotional intelligence and try to live those values every day.

We support each other and grow together, and do so while caring personally about those who
we work with and the wider company.

We of course have amazing people who help us build and design amazing products, and you will be part of a supportive environment while you do the same.

Recent things we've done that this role would be involved in:

● Building out our secrets management solution for our platform (using Hashicorp Vault).
● Automating environment standup, and enabling automatic DNS standup for our non-production deployments
● Demo'ing our GCP platform to the wider business and engaging in future growth discussion
● Automating wildcard SSL attribution to newly stood up services
● Setup and provision of security elements within our pipeline (e.g. Forseti)
● Management of appropriate infrastructure so that billing attribution is automated between tenants
● Getting actively involved and helping the business with a tech transformation

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
About you:

You'll care about the customer/patient and having an impact on their lives. You'll care about outcomes and measuring your success.

You may have some background in the pharma industry. You'll care about your own growth and want to work in an environment that can help you be your best self.

You should care about putting our customers first. You will need to be focused, consistent, and care about why.

Your role is deeply important to the success of our business: you'll often be a first responder when things go wrong, so you'll need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively, possess a sense of urgency, and care about getting issues

Preferred qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related degree and/or relevant professional experience

Why GSK? :
At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. That's why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.

To support you in achieving your role and career ambitions you'll be given the opportunity to:

Play an important role in delivering our mission
Be an essential part of diverse, global team
Develop others as part of your own professional growth

Interested in Joining the Team?

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements, please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.
The information that you have provided in your cover letter and/or CV will be used to assess your application.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.
Closing Date: COP 6th August 2019.


Why GSK?

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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