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

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