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Platform Engineer


Posted on Jan 30, 2023 by CV-Library

Shaw, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Are you an experienced Platform Engineer, who is looking to work in a fast paced, global, market leading company?

Here at Innovative Technology we have an excellent opportunity for a Platform Engineer to join our talented team in our global head office in Oldham, Manchester. This role will be responsible for the delivery of ITLs machine learning software systems.

Applied Sciences at Innovative Technology…

This position is a new addition to our Applied Sciences Department, made up of Applied Physicists, Data Scientists and Computer Scientists. Our Data Scientists help power our ITL products with cutting-edge machine learning algorithms and our Computer Scientists turn these algorithms into software solutions to be deployed. Working closely with members of these teams, you will provide deployment solutions for the software generated by the Computer Scientists. As a senior member of this team, you will be encouraged, and expected to encourage others to learn and develop, research current and new platform technologies and, most importantly, solve essential problems relevant to the department.

We work in a highly collaborative environment, where everyone can express their ideas and work together to solve problems. Our people are highly driven, self-motivated to find out new things, ask questions and help answer them. We want colleagues who will challenge us to be better every day and who will take a step back and think about a problem and challenge rather than blindly following instructions.

Our Opportunity

You will focus on all aspects of the efficient deployment of ITL machine learning algorithms. This is a broad role with the remit to be responsible for all aspects of the delivery and deployment of ITLs suite of Machine Learning algorithms.

We are looking for a candidate to design solutions that are simple, scaleable and secure, that can be deployed both on local servers and in the cloud.

Our team also participate in regular knowledge sharing events and quarterly internal Kaggle-style events related to ITL concepts and research.

Your role

Infrastructure/solutions architecture

Designing the hardware/cloud infrastructure necessary for optimal deployment of ITL machine learning algorithms


Designing and maintaining container and container orchestration systems for deploying scientific software within the business, ensuring optimal performance, security and stability

Designing and implementing an automation frameworks for all aspects of the ITL machine learning lifecycle, including build, test, and deployment

Build and maintain platform services/tools

Automating operations tasks such as monitoring machine learning algorithm performance over time or troubleshooting issues with production applications

Developing new tools and technologies to support existing ITL machine learning pipelines or creating new applications using new technologies

Point of contact/platform & automation expertise

Participating in meetings with team members and other stakeholders to discuss technical issues and propose solutions

Collaborating with other members of the Machine Learning team to design new features or improve existing ones

Your Qualifications

A degree in a related technical discipline or equivalent, or experience of IT systems and platforms

Your Skills & Experience

Experience delivering & maintaining an application stack on AWS or Azure

Knowledge of Container and Container Orchestration software

Experience automating software pipelines following a CI/CD model

Knowledge of source control such as Github

Some knowledge of software design with development languages such as Python, Java, Javascript

Hands on system administration experience with Linux Operating Systems

Ability to multitask and work well under pressure.

Driven to learn new skills and technologies

Databases including SQL and Cassandra.

Your Package & Perks

A competitive salary

Flexible working hours and hybrid working options

Paid breaks, with free premium hot drinks

24 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays and the opportunity to earn extra days holiday

Private Healthcare Scheme

Life Insurance

Educational Sponsorship

Cycle to Work Scheme

Informal dress code

Free onsite modern gym

Free secure parking

Electric Car Scheme

Onsite electric car charging points and staff car workshop

We’re Innovative…

Trading over 30 years here at Innovative Technology, we now have offices on five continents and employ over 400 people, with over 150 based from our state-of-the-art R&D hub and global head office in Oldham, Manchester.

From self-service checkouts to arcade machines, we provide our retail, banking, kiosk, vending, gaming and amusement customers with products and services that help them securely accept automated payments, with our industry leading technology keeping us at the forefront of our sector.

By being true to our values of Innovation, Collaboration, Respect and Drive we’ve seen significant growth and won numerous domestic and international awards, whilst offering outstanding career opportunities and great benefits. You’ll find us on the edge of the Pennines and less than half an hour from central Manchester, with modern offices, free parking and excellent transport links.

What’s next?

If you’re looking to develop as a Senior Data Scientist and want to join our award-winning team on the latest cutting-edge technology we want to hear from you.

A better way... Through our people, drive and commitment we push boundaries to deliver innovative products and services

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