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Principal Platform Engineer – Remote/Bolton - £85k

On behalf of our well-established client based in Bolton, we are currently recruiting for a Principal Platform Engineer. As Principal Platform Engineer, you will play a key role in building and growing a new data platform engineering community of practice and the base infrastructure capabilities to how data is used and managed.

The Principal Platform Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Identify, design, and implement working practices across data infrastructure to support the build of data pipelines, data architectures, testing and deployment
  • Automating and templating data infrastructure provisioning to help product teams fulfil data needs
  • Providing self-serve discovery, exploitation and dashboarding capabilities to data users including data science and analysts
  • Defining data infrastructure best practices and sharing across the organisation
  • Coaching and mentoring data platform engineers to support their growth

The Principal Platform Engineer will have the following:

  • Multiple years experience delivering in a full-scale data capability
  • Experience of working within a platform as product culture
  • Infrastructure as code (IAC), everything built today is managed by code.
  • Experience in working with technologies including Apache Kafka, cloud-based services (AWS S3, Redshift, Glue) and containers
  • Experience building with modern engineering practices including the use of cloud-native technologies, DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines and agile delivery
  • An understanding of data mesh and appreciation of domain-driven data products
  • Experience in Coaching and mentoring team members


  • Bonus Scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Remote working with one day travel to Bolton office

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Principal Platform Engineer – Remote/Bolton - £85k

Interviewing and onboarding for this role will be going ahead remotely while Covid-19 restrictions are in place.

7 July 2021
Lancashire, Bolton


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