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Platform Engineering Specialist United States - Texas - Houston

Job ID 102807BR Job category IT&S Group Segment Corporate & Functions Relocation availableNegotiable CityHouston CountryUnited States Travel required Yes - up to 10 PERCENT

Job profile summary Role Synopsis
BP has embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize and transform using digital technologies to drive efficiency, effective and new business models You are a Platform Engineering Lead, working as a senior member within a team to provide custom built or customised IT platforms to BP colleagues and external users IT platforms generally support hosting of applications which support revenue earning activity for BP, or directly provide business functionality in the same vein Strong themes running throughout platform engineering include automation of manual activity, focus on operational integrity at scale, optimisation of technical resources, and speed to value

You will work with the team to define vision and maximise value from current technical platforms and emerging technologies, showing technical thought leadership You will also collaborate with peers across IT&S teams and mentor more junior platform engineers

At IT&S, all the roles are within Chapters While your role will continue to remain within the Chapter, your initial activities described below may change over time

Key Accountabilities
Team You will lead teams of Platform Engineers and Business Analysts to translate relevant business requirements into designs for technical platforms You will design, test and operate custom built or customized IT platforms aimed at improving business delivery processes You will work according to professional engineering practices, including Internet protocols, coding standards and reviews, source control management, design and operations processes

Platforms You will work with the team to create a clear vision and maximize value from current applications and emerging technologies, demonstrating technical thought leadership in your business area across a wide range of technologies You will engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of enterprise database servicesfrom inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement You will support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews You will maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health You will scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity You will have expertise in delivering sustainable incident response and post-mortems

Relationships You will contribute to the continuous improvement of the wider IT&S team by supporting and coaching Platform Engineers and proactively improving the quality standards and efficiency of delivery

Technology You will build awareness of internal and external technology developments, managing the delivery of process and system improvements, identifying and implementing continuous improvement plans for Platform Engineering and ensuring best practice is shared across the team

Safety and Compliance Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority You will advocate and lead in this and promote a culture of security and compliance in everything that we do

Job Advert Essential Education

Ideally a Bachelors (or higher) degree from a recognized institute of higher learning, ideally focused in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics or a hard science
10 years experience in a relevant role or roles

Essential Experience and Job Requirements
Technical capability

Essential Capacity Management
Emerging Technology Monitoring
Methods and Tools
Network Design
Programming/Software Development
Release and Deployment
Requirements Definition and Management
System Design
Systems Installation/Decommissioning
Technical Specialism

Desirable Availability Management
Database Administration
Quality Management
Security Administration
System Integration
Data Analysis
Porting/Software Configuration

Business capability Platform Engineering

Leadership and EQ You always empower people encouraging positive team morale and ensuring that every team member with expertise has the power to make decisions, at the lowest possible level
You always get the basics right, from quality development conversations to recognition and ongoing performance feedback You can develop, coach, mentor and inspire others
You comply with BPs Code of Conduct and ensure your team does too You also demonstrate strong leadership of BPs Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours
You create an environment where people listen and can speak openly about the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that everyone can understand and learn
You embrace a culture of change and agility, evolving continuously, adapting to our changing world
You are an effective team player, naturally looking beyond your own area/organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others, and building trust-based relationships with leaders and employees across IT&S and BP
You are self-aware and seek input from others on your impact and effectiveness
You apply judgment and common sense at scale you use insight and good judgment to deliver commercially sound, efficient and pragmatic decisions and solutions and to respond to situations as they arise

Cultural fluency you operate across cultural boundaries with sensitivity

Desirable Criteria Confidence with the commonly used database engines in an enterprise environment (such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
Exposure to adjacent domains such as platforms, storage, networking, etc You know your way around a command-line
You have good knowledge and understanding of modern development methodologies (Agile using Scrum and/or Kanban)
Knowledge of DevOps practices and techniques such as Value Stream Mapping, Lean, flow, eliminating waste
Experience with modern approaches to source-code management and control through tools like TFS/Atlassian and GitHub/Bitbucket
SAFe DevOps Practitioner Certification
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
Expertise in designing, analysing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
Expertise in networking and understanding of network theory and topologies, such as different protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing)
Proficient in GIt including trunk-based development
Proficient in Continuous Delivery tooling and practices
Proficient in DevOps and site reliability engineering practices
Strong experience with Linux and Windows operating systems on bare metal, virtualized, containerized server configurations
Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
Expertise in the following scripting languages Python, Power Shell Core, sh/bash/csh
Strong working knowledge of core Azure services (VMs, storage, networking)
Desirable knowledge of big data / AI related Azure services (ADLS, Databricks, HDInsight, ADF)
Strong knowledge of virtualization environments (KVM, VMware, iSCSI storage, networking)

About BP We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future We have a real contribution to make to the worlds ambition of a low carbon future Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 16th Jan 2020

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