AWS Platform Engineer

Closing Date: 19th January 2024

Ready to shape the future of MedTech, working on an Amazon Web Services (AWS) based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform?

As an AWS Platform Engineer, you will be pivotal in automating and optimizing our AWS infrastructure. This is a hands-on role in an environment where automation, infrastructure as code, security and attention to detail are highly valued.

You will join a talented team of professionals and work collaboratively to deliver innovative solutions using the power of the AWS cloud. The role offers a genuine opportunity for the right individual to develop their AWS skills and knowledge.

Your passion for AWS and cloud technologies, combined with a desire and willingness to take ownership of projects and deliver results, will be essential for success in this role.

The Role: What you’ll be doing

  • AWS infrastructure automation: Design, develop, and implement automated solutions to streamline and optimise our AWS environment. We mainly use CloudFormation and Python to define and deploy our infrastructure as code.
  • Machine learning infrastructure: Collaborate with data scientists and machine learning engineers to design and automate machine learning infrastructure pipelines. Implement scalable and automated workflows for model training, deployment, and inference.
  • Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD): Drive the implementation of CI/CD processes and tools to automate the build, test, and deployment of applications and infrastructure changes. We typically use a combination of Bitbucket Pipelines, AWS CodeBuild and CodePipeline to build and deploy Infrastructure, Amazon ECS Container base solutions, AWS Serverless technologies etc.
  • Infrastructure monitoring and optimisation: Implement robust monitoring and alerting solutions to proactively identify performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities, and cost optimisation opportunities. We chiefly rely on AWS Cloudwatch for our monitoring requirements.
  • Security and compliance: Ensure the implementation of best practices for securing our AWS environment.
  • Project ownership and delivery: Take ownership of assigned projects from inception to delivery. Define project requirements, and manage project timelines to ensure successful and timely completion.
  • Documentation and knowledge sharing: Document automation processes, architecture designs, and troubleshooting steps to create a knowledge base for the team. Share knowledge and collaborate with team members to foster a culture of learning and innovation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3+ years of AWS platform engineering experience
  • Passion for AWS and cloud technologies: Strong enthusiasm for working with AWS and staying up-to-date with the latest trends, best practices, and innovations in the cloud industry.
  • Experience with automation and infrastructure as code: Demonstrable experience with relevant automation tools and knowledge of infrastructure as code principles and practices. Experience designing and deploying complex architectures.
  • Containerisation experience: Hands-on experience with relevant containerisation technologies.
  • AWS Serverless experience. Hands-on experience with AWS serverless technologies.
  • Strong delivery focus: Proven track record of taking ownership of projects and driving them to completion. Ability to prioritise tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
  • Collaboration and communication skills: Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Problem-solving mindset: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify root causes and propose innovative solutions. Proactively tackle challenges and find opportunities for process improvement.

Anything Else?

Axial3D is a rapidly growing and award-winning start-up and recently closed a massive investment round which propelled us to open a centre of excellence in 3D printing in Northern Ireland. Our success is built on the desire, determination, and talent of all employees.

It’s a fun and growing team and Axial3D offers the opportunity for your ideas to be implemented and to be recognised and rewarded for your achievements. We are a diverse group of people committed to making a real impact on people’s lives.

If you are passionate about AWS, and cloud technologies, and think our mission to make patient specific surgery a reality sounds exciting, we invite you to apply. If you don't quite have everything we are looking for but can make a credible argument as to how you could get there, we are happy to hear from you.

For more information contact Ronan Cunningham via careers@axial3d.com

The closing date for applications will be Friday 19th July 2024 at 5pm (GMT)