Microservices Lead Engineer

Microservices Lead Engineer

Whitehall Resources are looking for an experienced Microservices Lead Engineer for an initial 6 month contract in London. This role is currently remote.

You will be required to use an FCSA accredited umbrella company if successful.

What you will be doing:
• As Micro Services Lead Engineer, you will lead design and build of model execution platform on GCP (Google Cloud Platform)
• You will work with a Solution architect and product owner to build series of micro services that will form the model execution platform.
• You are expected to build DevOps pipeline for continuous integration and deployment to various environments
• You will be part of an agile team, take on complex problems and design and code.
• You are not only expected to deliver your area but contribute to the overall product space.
• You are expected to participate in the technical innovation within your product area.
• Make decisions within a project, guide and coach team on technical expertise and known practices and precedents
• Support ‘issue resolution’ and improve processing performance on the provisioned GCP environments
• Ensure the use of Python, Java and similar technology reduces lead time to delivery and aligns to overall Group strategic direction so that cross-functional development is usable.

What you will bring to the role:
• Solid experience in writing design specification for micro services
• Extensive experience in Python or Java or both
• Good knowledge of GCP products especially big query, GKE, cloud storage, compute engine, cloud SQL
• Experience with micro services architecture and key enabling patterns
• DevOps and Agile engineering practitioner, test driven development
• Experience building and maintaining API’s with RESTful web services
• Ability to work independently on specialized assignments within the context of project deliverables
• Take ownership of providing solutions and tools that iteratively increase engineering efficiencies.
• Design should help embed standard processes, systems and operational models into the BAU approach for end-to-end execution of stress tests, enabling the organisation to leverage the clients global economies of scale
• Frameworks/Architecture: Django, React
• Excellent communication skills & team player

Nice to Have
• Knowledge of PySpark / Scala


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