Platform Engineer

Job Title: Platform Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Reference: 743999776237820
Contact Name: Muneem Meah
Job Published: October 31, 2021 23:15

Job Description

Experian unlocks the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We gather, analyze and process data in ways others can’t. We help individuals take financial control and access financial services, businesses make smarter decision and thrive, lenders lend more responsibly, and organizations prevent identity fraud and crime. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done. Our 17,800 people in 45 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

Job Description

Experian are looking for a DevOps mature professional to join our Engineering team. This is great opportunity to work in an established team on a DevOps journey.

Using the latest engineering tools, you'll be helping to drive a 'cloud first' strategy on a scaled agile project. You will be involved in the full software lifecycle, working within an agile team who are responsible for deploying production application stacks for our evolving flagship cloud hosted platform.

You will be working closely with software engineers and site reliability engineers and must have strong team collaboration skills; you will need to be passionate about automation & the DevOps movement.

The candidate should confidently understand the benefits of infrastructure as code (and the associated disciplines it requires), along with having significant experience of the majority of established tools and technologies.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the development team to bring new software releases to production more effectively
  • Develop and deploy OSS tools for use within the Cloud Operations group
  • Develop, deploy and manage a highly scalable and high-availability platform which monitor and maintain service performance and availability metrics
  • Automate everything from deployment, monitoring, management and incident response - treat 'Everything as Code'
  • Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production
  • Assist identifying and mitigating security threats to comply with a strict security compliance
  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedures
  • Produce high-level design documentation where required
  • Innovation in all areas- people, process, technology.
  • Ensure close collaboration between Development and Operations, enabling smoother operation between team.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Strong Kubernetes skills (EKS, OpenShift)
  • Configuration management tools – Ansible, Terraform
  • Linux administration: Redhat
  • Continuous integration tools – Jenkins
  • Monitoring systems – Splunk, Zabbix, Grafana
  • Release management – Git Flow
  • Version control systems – Git
  • Cloud technology – AWS, Azure
  • Tools - Hashicorp Vault, Kafka
  • Lateral thinking, reverse engineering, good problem-solving skills
  • Obsession for good documentation: using confluence to log changes, write procedures and instructions
  • Programming skills and have strong interest in DevOps, Systems Engineering or Build and Release Engineering

Additional Information

Our uniqueness is that we truly value yours. From India, across Asia to Japan and down to Australia, our 1800 people are what make our business special. Experian's culture, people and environments are key differentiators. We focus on what truly matters; diversity and inclusion, work/life balance, development, innovation, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... That's why we're an award winning organisation for our people-first practices, something we’re very proud of.

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