Do you want to help revolutionise the future of transportation and smart mobility? Skyports, established in 2017, is a leader in Advanced Aerial Mobility. We have 2 business units:In the infrastructure business, we are the leading owner and operator of vertiports to enable electric air taxi operations in a number of cities around the world.We also operate a drone services business, which provides cargo drone delivery, surveillance, and inspection solutions for the medical, logistics, and e-commerce sectors, flying for the likes of the National Health Service (NHS) and Royal Mail in the UK.With offices in London, Asia, the Middle East, and North, and South America, Skyports is well-funded, with shareholders including a number of major international companies.We are looking for Azure Platform Engineer to join a highly capable technical outfit and help us not only build a world-leading product but a world-leading organisation. We are a small, highly capable, and motivated team.
We are seeking an experienced Azure Platform Engineer to join our team. As an Azure Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure on the Azure platform. Your expertise in Azure, DevOps, and containerization technologies will be critical in enabling our technology team to deliver high-quality software solutions efficiently.Responsibilities:
- Design, configure, and maintain CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps for continuous integration, delivery, and deployment of software applications
- Collaborate with the technology team to understand their requirements and provide guidance on best practices for CI/CD processes and tools
- Utilise Terraform and Docker to create and manage infrastructure as code, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security
- Develop and maintain automation scripts and templates to streamline the deployment and management of infrastructure and applications
- Work closely with developers to ensure smooth integration of code changes into the CI/CD pipeline
- Implement and maintain monitoring and alerting solutions using technologies such as Prometheus, Grafana, OpenTelemetry, etc., to ensure system health and performance
- Assist in data warehousing activities, including data modeling, ETL processes, and performance optimisation
- Contribute to application security and DevSecOps initiatives by implementing and enhancing security controls, vulnerability scanning, and automated testing
- Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in Azure, DevOps, and related technologies, and propose innovative solutions to improve our processes and infrastructure
- Strong experience in designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps or similar tools
- Proficiency in Terraform and Docker for infrastructure provisioning and containerisation
- Expertise in implementing monitoring and alerting solutions using tools like Prometheus, Grafana, OpenTelemetry, etc
- Knowledge of application security principles and experience with DevSecOps practices
- Ability to work closely with developers and provide guidance on DevOps best practices
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in cross-functional teams
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
- Experience programming in Golang or Python would be an advantage
- Familiarity with message queue architectures, such as Azure Event Hubs or Apache Kafka
- Experience with data warehousing concepts, including data modelling, ETL processes, and performance optimisation
- Experience with Scrum and Kanban methodologies
- Event Hubs
- Azure DevOps
- Cosmos DB
- Synapse Analytics
- Apache Spark
Join our dynamic team and contribute to the success of our software development lifecycle. Apply your expertise in Azure, DevOps, and related technologies to enhance our infrastructure, optimise our CI/CD processes, and improve the overall efficiency of our software delivery.
What we offer:
A competitive salary.
Fantastic learning environment.
A unique exciting fast-paced working environment where we can truly make a change for good to the world of transportation.
Generous stock options.
Unlimited holiday allowance.
Work from home opportunities.