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Platform Engineer

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Sopra Banking Software is one of the fastest growing global Fintech companies, featured in IDC Fintech Top 100 Rankings! We build the technology that powers the world’s best financial institutions, enabling millions of people to access better financial services.

We are committed to employing a diverse and creating an inclusive culture where all our people can be themselves and succeed on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.


Sopra Banking Software have a new opportunity for a Platform Engineer within our Technical Services team based in Sheffield, with occasional travel to client sites.

Working in our Professional Services division who implement the Sopra Banking Software products on client focused delivery projects. The successful candidate will take ownership of technical project activities including the design and delivery of the solutions ensuring smooth delivery and deployment of all software. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to forge a career within a growing and progressive software business.

Key Responsibilities of the Platform Engineer

• System installation, configuration and tuning
• Infrastructure Architecture Design for High Availability and Security
• Operating Systems, RDBMS, Web/App Servers
• Design software deployment processes introducing automation
• Minimising operational run cost by use of modern deployment techniques
• Building production runtime environments for handover to operational team


Candidate Profile

• One or more years of hands-on experience implementing enterprise software
• Ability to quickly gather requirements and design technical solutions
• Stakeholder management skills including the ability to communicate with clients
• Keen to take ownership and resolve issues with a meticulous attention to detail
• Clear written and verbal communication skills
• DevOps, agile development, and operations support processes

Technical Experience

Candidates should have experienced in several of the following technical skillsets:

• Unix/Linux
• Amazon Web Services
• Automation configuration tools - Terraform, Ansible
• Docker/Kubernetes
• Elastic Stack monitoring solutions
• Networking, Load Balancing and TLS
• Programming Shell/PERL/Python/Java/SQL


By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including a 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme (buy one get one free), an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and an openness to discussing flexible working arrangements, plus many more excellent benefits.

Starting salary of £35,000 - £45,000 p/a

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ’s, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.

  • Placed on:Wed 27 November 2019
  • Location: Sheffield

Sopra Banking UK

Office 1 The Square, 2 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
United Kingdom

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