Principal Cloud Engineer - AWS, Python, TDD
Why is our Cloud Engineering team the next step for you? Our team operates a Tribe, Chapter and Squad system based on the 'Spotify Model'. This facilitates cross-functional delivery with a core focus on delivering non-functional requirements and building quality in from the start. We care deeply about things like immutability, automation and agile ways of working. We consider the 12 Factor methodology our working Bible.
The team is responsible for building and running public cloud-hosted infrastructure services to support Worldpay's online proposition for small and medium sized businesses, as well as our next generation, client facing, payment gateway 'Gateway 2.0' for global eCommerce players. Both platforms share a modern API and utilise public cloud hosted infrastructure.
Here's a link to our engineering principles https://worldpay.github.io/gateway-tribe-principles/ and a video of the team https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqgb0sewHKc How will you contribute on a day-to-day basis? As our Cloud capability grows and other teams increasingly pursue cloud-based solutions, we've formed a 'Chapter' (practice area) across teams to ensure we achieve economies of scale and scope. In this role, you'll play a lead role on a number of Chapter initiatives and contribute to its ongoing effectiveness.
You'll be accountable for high quality, engineering pipelines and design and develop solutions in line with; the needs of a 24/7 service with 5 9's uptime, product specifications and drivers of business value, Worldpay architectural and design principles, test driven development and team standards and practices e.g. code quality, agile ways of working, technical debt control. You'll take ownership of Continuous Delivery of shippable software and be availability for investigation and resolution of production system problems. An important part of the role is coaching, mentoring and leading other engineers to build their competencies. What will make you the right fit for the team? To succeed in this position you'll require a deep level of technical nous, a bias to TDD all things, be a skilled practitioner in the world of cloud, containers and Infrastructure-as-Code - and you'll really understand what it means to ship. That said, the technology is a means and not an end for you; the people you affect and interact with matter the most. You care about the tools used to get the job done, but they don't define you. You love to solve new problems and thrive in an innovative and changing environment. You'll have experience with the following technologies; cloud & AWS, containers (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift), programming languages like Python (or Golang, Ruby, Java), Test Driven and Acceptance Test Driven software development and infrastructure orchestration (Ansible, Puppet, Chef). You'll also be familiar with all stages of SDLC. How is Worldpay changing the world? Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.
Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.