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Platform Lead

Location: Auckland
Discipline: IT
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 01/12/2023
Reference: BH-608
The Role

Are you a seasoned Senior Platform or Cloud Engineer looking for the next step in your career? Upper Echelon has an opportunity for Platform Lead to lead strategic planning, seamless delivery, efficient execution, and robust operation of cloud and application services within a renowned Kiwi bank.

In this pivotal role, your primary responsibilities will focus on elevating capabilities, accelerating operational speed, and reinforcing resilience across the bank's technological ecosystem. With a holistic overview, as an influencer, you’ll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to propel advancements and ensure excellence in every aspect of technology-driven operations. Seize this chance to make a lasting impact and shape the future of cutting-edge banking technology.


The Person 

You’ll have a proactive, coordinated, and collaborative approach with hands-on experience and expertise in the following:

  • Comprehensive understanding of cloud platform services
  • Proficiency in taking ownership of containerization and VM provisioning processes
  • Monitoring and optimising CI/CD pipelines for enhanced efficiency
  • Utilising Splunk for extracting meaningful insights
  • Applying SRE knowledge to enhance system reliability
  • Implementing DevOps Automation with a scale-up, scale-out approach

The Company 

A local, award winning Kiwi bank whose most recent accolade is for customer satisfaction. A distributed business, they’ve adopted the way of remote working and do it well. If you prefer getting amongst it in the office, they have office locations across most of the major metros in Aotearoa.

You can apply knowing our client already has the infrastructure for flexible work practice in place. Interviews will be done via video, and they are well set up for remote on-boarding. For the successful candidate, our client has everything in place to make sure you feel a part of this great team from day one.

The Perks 

  • Three Me Days, a community day, and two weeks of purchasable lifestyle leave every year
  • Fully paid parental leave for 26 weeks
  • A comprehensive wellbeing platform where you can access wellbeing assistance, tools, and resources
  • Did we mention favourable mortgage rates and an annual bonus?

How to apply

Apply now by hitting the APPLY button or contact Kizzy Sullivan on 021 090 13848 or Richard Alexander on 021 222 2082 with any questions.

Please only apply for this role if you are already in New Zealand and have the legal right to work.

Upper Echelon is a specialist IT recruitment company dedicated to matching qualified people for business critical roles in organisations with a purpose. Our highly specialised recruiters have an average of ten years in the industry, so you can be assured of our experience and expertise.

We welcome and encourage applications from anybody irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation and disability status.

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