Platform Engineer- Cloud & Infrastructure Services- UK Wide


UK Wide

The job on offer

As a Platform Engineer in our Cloud Infrastructure Service (CIS) practice, you’ll have access to innovative projects and entrepreneurial colleagues. With Cloud Platform Engineering in rapid evolution, we will help you learn and develop your skills and gain certifications.

Capgemini’s industry-leading cloud-native engineering community are at the top of their game. Responsible for ensuring some of the world’s most demanding applications are available, they refuse to be constrained by the limits of today’s technology – instead looking to tomorrow’s needs. From the most senior field experts to those just starting in their careers, this is a team that works together to blow the competition out of the water.

Your role

No two projects are ever the same as we support all business sectors. As a Platform Engineer, you will be expected to have the knowledge, confidence and capability to assist our clients in realising their cloud strategy. This would include:
•    Undertaking cross-functional engineering projects, working in small teams with other engineers in different knowledge spheres, building supportable, sustainable and reliable services
•    Defining and maintaining technical designs according to cloud best practices and ensuring they are deployed correctly in the Cloud environment whilst championing  automation for 
•    Working with great engineers on large scale, technically challenging projects – it’s all about people at the end of the day. 
•    Using leading-edge technology – our clients are constantly looking to take cloud technology further, leveraging open source technology, CI/CD, and modern software architectures such as microservices, to name but a few.
•    Constantly learning through modern platforms and the opportunity to attend conferences, support tech meetups, take part in hackathons, gain industry recognised certification and much, much more.

Your profile

We want passionate, energetic Platform Engineers to work as part of an agile team to help clients build and continuously improve digital services. We’re looking for Engineers that aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in. You should learn quickly and love a challenge. 

We’re not expecting you to be able to tick off all of the below, but if you’ve got a broad range of experience in modern cloud stacks and can demonstrate a good selection of the list, we’d love to talk to you.
•    Demonstrate knowledge, and preferably certification, for designing & implementing either AWS, Azure or Google Compute services, leveraging infrastructure as code (must be able to demonstrate knowledge of IaC tools, specifically Terraform and Ansible)
•    Experience working with agile methods, with good communication skills (written and verbal), managing both internal and external stakeholders.
•    Strong understanding of CI environments and how they facilitate the automation process with other orchestration tools, including the ability to build and maintain CICD pipelines and underlying infrastructure
•    Be able to highlight experience in multiple projects, that could include– cloud migrations, monitoring (e.g. Prometheus, Grafana, Splunk and integrations with Slack and Teams), modern platforms (container and orchestration services such as Docker and Kubernetes) and cloud cost management (FinOps)
•    Evidence you have a core set of engineering competencies – fluency in one or more languages such as Python, Go, Ruby.

Working flexibly

At Capgemini, we strive to deliver excellence for our clients whilst creating an environment where our people can thrive, develop, and enjoy a positive work-life balance. Flexible working allows us to be agile in how we deliver to our clients, and offering more freedom in where and how our people work, contributes to a better employee experience.
All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements, which can be either informal or formal. Your manager will discuss your request with you and review it to ensure any arrangements work for you, your clients, your team, and our business.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organisation of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast-evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.

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Posted on:

June 18, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


Any UK Base