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Platform Engineer

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2023
How would you like to team up with colleagues from the Americas, Europe, and Asia? We call ourselves Guardians, and there are over 1800 of us across the world. We understand that each one of our Guardians is unique, each with their own style of working. Our ‘Work in Any Way’ model means you’ll have the freedom to choose where and how you work best.

The role in a nutshell:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced DevOps Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a DevOps Engineer, you will play a crucial role in implementing and managing our cloud infrastructure on AWS, establishing efficient software delivery pipelines, optimizing system performance, and ensuring the reliability and scalability of our applications. You will collaborate closely with development, operations, and quality assurance teams to deliver high-quality software solutions.

How you will make a difference:

  • AWS Infrastructure Management: Design, deploy, and maintain highly available and scalable cloud infrastructure on AWS, ensuring optimal performance, security, and cost-efficiency.
  • Software Delivery - Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD): Implement and enhance CI/CD pipelines to automate software builds, testing, and deployment processes, ensuring faster and reliable delivery of software releases.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Models is preferable: Design, manage, and optimize ML and AI models, integrating them into the infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines.
  • MLOps and AIOps: Apply principles of Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) and Artificial Intelligence Operations (AIOps) to improve the lifecycle of model development and deployment, automating manual processes, and enhancing system performance.
  • Configuration Management: Develop and maintain configuration management processes and tools to streamline the provisioning, configuration, and deployment of infrastructure and applications.
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Implement robust monitoring and alerting systems to identify and resolve issues proactively, ensuring high availability and performance. Troubleshoot production incidents and provide timely resolutions.
  • Automation and Scripting: Develop automation scripts and tools using Python, Bash, or other languages to improve operational efficiency, reduce manual effort, and enhance system scalability.
  • Infrastructure as Code: Utilize Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like CloudFormation or Terraform to define and manage infrastructure resources, enabling reproducibility and scalability.
  • Security and Compliance: Implement and maintain security best practices and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations. Perform regular security assessments and vulnerability scans.
  • Collaboration and Documentation: Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, using strong communication skills to gather requirements, provide technical guidance, and support their needs. Document infrastructure architecture, procedures, and processes clearly and accurately.
  • Site Reliability Engineering (SRE): Apply SRE principles to enhance system reliability, scalability, and performance. Develop and maintain incident response plans and perform regular system capacity planning.

What will give you an advantage:

  • Minimum - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent practical experience).
  • Strong experience working as a DevOps Engineer, with a focus on AWS cloud infrastructure, CI/CD pipelines, Linux and windows systems, Python scripting, and SRE principles.
  • Experience with managing and deploying Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence models is preferred.
  • Proficiency with MLOps and AIOps, or a similar background in managing and optimizing model development and deployment lifecycles.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with AWS services with system architecture like Event-driven, server-less, micro-services etc.
  • Solid understanding of Linux-based systems administration and troubleshooting, including shell scripting and automation.
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Strong programming skills in Python or other scripting languages.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts, including DNS, load balancers, and firewalls.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Demonstrated experience in collaborative environments and a commitment to achieving team goals is essential.

Who we are and what we do:

Safeguard Global is an international company with multiple offices across the globe. We enable over a thousand organizations to hire, onboard, manage and pay employees in over 165 countries. It's all about the people. We hire the best talent from across the globe, allowing you to learn about new cultures and interact with many different people worldwide.

Global Benefits

  • Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): Be supported with as much flexibility as possible.
  • Bonding Leave: Enjoy paid leave to bond with your new family member.
  • 2 Charitable Days: Contribute to causes you believe in.
  • Reward & Recognition Program: Be rewarded for your success and championing our values.
  • Corporate bonus/SIP: All Guardians are eligible for our annual bonus scheme or sales incentive plan.

Why become a Guardian:

  • International Environment: Grow your network internationally and collaborate across the world. Interact, discover cultures, and tap into local expertise.
  • Our Culture: We emphasize the human factor in everything we do. We’re proud of our nurturing culture. A culture where your ideas will always find their way to our leaders, and your contribution recognized.
  • Learning: We support your continuous growth by providing access to 2 learning platforms, where you can learn at your own pace.

Next Steps:

To apply, please click on the following link. We wish you the best with your application. Should your application meet the position's requirements, we will be in touch to arrange the next stage, or we will update you if you have been unsuccessful.


At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.