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Senior Platform Engineer

26 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ, UK Req #176
10 March 2022
Title: Senior Platform Engineer 
Location: London 
Full time, permanent  
Salary: £67,000 to £77,000 

Why should you work at Tes? 

Tes Global is a global digital education company that has been supporting educators for over 100 years. We power schools and enable great teaching worldwide, by creating intelligent online products and services to make the greatest difference in education. 

What you'll do at Tes: 
The Platform Operations team at TES plays a big part in ensuring our websites are kept alive and healthy as well as working very closely with a range of engineers to deliver a fast, robust, safe, and secure delivery pipeline.  

Reporting to the Head of Platform Operations you will be responsible for the day to day support and enhancement of the core infrastructure within TES. 

Key Responsibilities  
The role is responsible for supporting the 24x7 Amazon Web Services (AWS) platforms. Responsibilities include operating the platform underpinning our websites, automation of services and changes, managing associated 3rd party services, platform support for the Software Engineering team, network services across AWS and between TES and AWS as well as the day to day operations of the AWS environment. 

To succeed you will: 
  • Build relationships with internal Software Engineering Teams; 
  • Have demonstrable experience of managing AWS services at scale  
  • Have experience in managing a wide range of technologies including but not limited to:  
    • Infrastructure automation – Ansible, Terraform 
    • Large scale logging and monitoring services – Logstash ELK 
    • Networking technologies and protocols 
  • Commercial experience with some of the following technologies: 
    • Docker 
    • CoreOS
    • Ubuntu 
    • Nginx 
    • Python 
    • Kubernetes 
    • Jenkins 
  • Ability manage your own project goals and objectives  
  • Work under pressure when the need arises whilst keeping a clear head 
  • Ability to manage ambiguity 
What do you get in return?  
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 30
  • Hybrid working 2 days in the office 3 days at home. 
  • 5% pension after probation 
  • State of the art city centre offices 
  • Access to My Benefits World 
  • Discounted city centre parking 
  • Health cover 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Access to an extensive Learning and Development menu 
Who are Tes? 

With more than 13.7m education professionals and enthusiasts in our online community using over 900k classroom resources and working relationships with 25,000 schools in over 100 countries, Tes have the scale to make a difference. Our innovative products and services are delivered through a range of partners across the globe.  

We help schools find the teachers they need; we bring new teachers into the profession through initial teacher training; we provide teachers with continuous professional development and help educators with safeguarding training and compliance. We provide innovative tools to help teachers succeed in the classroom as well as bring educators together online, so they can share expertise and provide them with vital news and information about education.  

We are leaders in using digital technology to make life easier for schools and teachers.  The services offered through play a critical role in helping teachers and school leaders deal with the challenges of providing high quality education to millions of children across the globe.  
We are proud of our people centric culture where everyone is driven to achieve the same goal, to support and connect teachers and schools worldwide, helping them to improve children's lives through education. 

Tes Group are an equal opportunities employer  

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £67,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate £77,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 26 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ, UK