Senior Platform Engineer

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Date: 26 May 2023

Location: London, GB, EC3M 4BS Southampton, GB, SO53 3RY

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38287

Senior Platform Engineer

Lloyd’s Register

Location:  - London or Southampton – Hybrid working

UK Security Clearance will be required


What we’re looking for

The Senior Platform Engineer will be primarily responsible for the management and ongoing development of LR’s cloud hosted AWS environment supporting business critical applications in LR’s In Service Compliance sector. This is a regular full-time position.


What we offer you

  • Hybrid Working
  • Paid holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Group Bonus
  • Personal Development
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that has a strong sense of purpose is values driven to help colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes


The role

  • Work on change initiatives in Azure cloud environment and support integrations between the 2 platforms.
  • Be familiar with AWS Marketplace and be able to help the Platform Owner implement a strategic roadmap for AWS to keep the open-source technologies used in AWS up to date and compliant.
  • Deal with coordinating platform and application release activities with LR’s SI Partner as well as be familiar working in multi-skilled technical teams, bridging the gap between applications and the underlying infrastructure.
  • Be involved in supporting the development and maintenance of Docker API infrastructure using AWS Farscape, AWS API Gateway and AWS Cognito.
  • Change initiatives (eg API framework, technology stack upgrades, etc).
  • Supporting the transition from CentOS to Linux 2 OS will be a key deliverable in the first 12 months.



What you bring

  • AWS & Azure Platform Architecture level with capability to define cloud Strategy & Roadmap
  • Experience of Devops/Agile/SCRUM working practices
  • Experience of Linux/Centos/Windows operating system 
  • Knowledge and experience of managing deployment pipelines (Jenkins, Azure Devops)
  • Experience with AWS/Azure integrations & PaaS services, My SQL DB are preferred.
  • Experience in maintaining and troubleshooting Terraform templates for environments.
  • Good understanding of Cloud Security & Vulnerability Management
  • Good understanding Defence industry certification preferred (ISO27001, Cyber Essentials +, UK Defence Accreditation)


Skills & Qualifications

  • AWS certified Cloud Practitioner/ DevOps Engineer/Developer/ Solutions Architect/ Security
  • Azure Certified
  • Devops/Agile/SCRUM
  • Linux/Centos/Windows
  • Jenkins
  • MySQL
  • Terraform



About us 


We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of 


Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 


Want to apply 


We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 


We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 


If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing 


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.





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