Lead Cloud Platform Engineer

Competitive Salary


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What’s the challenge?

As the lead Cloud platform Observability Engineer you are passionate about data. You delight in building new ways to ingest, analyse, visualise data, and take decisions and actions from that data. This team’s work ensures that CtM can observe the state of our Cloud Platforms at all times, identify, predict and respond to anomalies,  contributing to our 99.99% uptime targets

What will it take to be successful as a Lead Cloud Platform Engineer?

  • Continually making improvements to the ease of ingesting, analysing and visualising data in our Monitoring and Observability based platforms (MaaS) , providing valuable insight for our engineering and product teams
  • Build, Run, and Own first-class solutions in an agile product team

  • Lead by example and develop first class tech solutions
  • Promote and ensure quality is at the heart of all technical solutions
  • Work with the Application Architect to help shape future solutions and promote your products target vision
  • Champion continuous improvement, identifying waste and helping teams to minimise it
  • Deliver and promote technical excellence based on fundamental principles and standards that you contribute to
  • Coach and mentor other engineers in technical excellence
  • Consider the customer position in all technical decision making
  • Understand and educate others on the target architecture for your product
  • Ensure your product conforms to all artefacts of delivery
  • Own the continuous improvement of the immune system

Key Skills

  • Demonstrate experience of strategic thinking in design and administration of cloud infrastructure leveraging your deep & broad knowledge of Cloud service, DevOps culture & Agile methodologies.
  • Deep knowledge and hands on technical development of Cloud Platform Observability techniques and associated tooling such as Prometheus, Gafana and Splunk
  • Remains calm during periods of pressure
  • Self-motivated, natural leader and motivator. Passionate about Technology.
  • Customer focused
  • Great communicator, influencer and negotiator
  • Ability to use your wealth of experience to find the right solution for any given task
  • Demonstrate your ability to influence design decisions

Why choose us?

You might already know us - we're the ones with the Meerkats! Compare the Market has helped revolutionise the insurance market and we have been growing rapidly since starting in 2006.

We are on a mission to transform the comparison industry, moving beyond endless forms and generic search results, to a highly personalised, service-led experience. In order to do so, we recognise that we need to consistently deliver seamless, personalised customer experiences through a connected data and technology ecosystem.

About BGL

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services.

We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, Beagle Street, Junction, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas.

We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!

Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.

Flexible working

We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.

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