Senior Platform Engineer at Zip Co

Engineering, Permanent, Sydney sydney engineering
Description
Posted 1 months ago

About us

We are Zip, a rapidly expanding global fintech headquartered out of Sydney, Australia with a growing presence focused in the US and UK markets.

We're here to simplify how the world pays for what they need by connecting merchants with consumers and offering them fair and seamless payment solutions, everywhere. We’re also the brains behind Pocketbook, which helps almost a million Aussies take control of their money and improve their financial well-being.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They form our Mamba mentality - how we’re better than yesterday, and are used to create game-changing experiences for our customers and our people.


About the role

We're looking for a Senior Platform Engineer to be part of Zip’s platform team. You'll be working with a mix of the latest tools and technologies to build and maintain the platform and tools supporting reliable streamlined delivery of applications and services.
 
This role will see you acting as subject matter expert in infrastructure and CI/CD operations to help out product teams in leverage the platform and tooling for building, delivering and maintaining our awesome customer facing products.

In this role, you will:

  • Deploy and maintain infrastructure as code to meet business requirements
  • Implement monitoring and alerting covering infrastructure and services
  • Be proactive in by identifying gaps, prioritizing and making suggestions
  • Design and build deployment pipelines in collaboration with development teams
  • Recommend and assist with architectural changes to improve performance and reliability
  • Explore new technologies and share your findings with the engineering team
  • Perform code reviews and help in coach junior DevOps engineers
  • Educate developers about tools and practices
  • Your skills:

  • Extensive experience with AWS key services and operations    
  • Expert knowledge of the Kubernetes ecosystem (as administrator)
  • Hands on experience with of infrastructure as code tools
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux and shell scripting
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Solid understanding of networking and security 
  • Experience implementing infrastructure and service monitoring and alerting
  • Experience with CI/CD tooling (eg: Gitlab, Bitbucket, CI, TeamCity, Octopus)
  • Expert knowledge of at least one programming language
  • We’re looking for someone who always finds new boundaries to cross - a future Zipster who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We’ve removed the red tape here to get things done quickly, so if you see a problem, own the solution. You've gotta hustle at Zip!

    If you only meet some of the requirements for this role, that's okay. We value a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas and believe this is fundamental for our future success. So, if you have the curiosity to learn and the willingness to teach what you know, we'd love to hear from you.

    We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.

    Benefits @ Zip

    -  Flexible working culture
    -  Share incentive programs
    -  Generous paid parental leave
    -  Birthday and wellness leave
    -  Epic offices with a casual dress code
    -  Fun team with high-growth hustle
    -  Free breakfast and weekly lunches
    -  Heaps of social events

    Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.