Platform Engineer

Engineering | Glasgow, UK

Role Overview

We are looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer with proven experience in Azure to come and join our Platform Team.

The focus of this role is to build and manage the cloud infrastructure environment through cross technology administration (OS, databases, virtual networks, AzureAD), execution of scripting and monitoring.

Manage the environment incidents with a focus on service restoration. Act as operations support for all computer, network, storage, security, or automation incidents /requests.

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Oversee day-to-day systems administration activities including maintenance, backup, availability and performance monitoring.
  • Build and deploy new infrastructure.
  • Improving operations through automation or process enhancements.
  • Administer and coordinate changes with the Platform, Support and Development Teams.
  • Govern variety of cloud-hosted solutions leveraging knowledge of VMs, DNS, Virtual Networking, and other cloud technologies.

We are looking for people who:

  • Experience in building and operating cloud infrastructure (3+ years)
  • Experience with interacting with various Microsoft Azure services in production environments, such as: Azure AD, VMs, Azure Monitor, Azure Backup, KeyVault, Azure Storage, Azure Security Center
  • Scripting experience (PowerShell, Azure CLI, Resource Graph Query etc.)
  • Sysadmin experience with Windows
  • Some database administration
  • Some experience in infrastructure as code development
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • High attention to new services and features and deep curiosity about technology and industry trends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Willingness to stretch into new areas beyond Azure platform


  • Networking/Firewalls/Security using cloud technologies 
  • Serverless Technologies (e.g. Kubernetes/Docker etc)
  • Experience in Linux administration
  • Other scripting languages (Bash, Python, Perl)
  • Knowledge of DevOps tools such as GitHub Actions, Octopus Deploy, ARM, Terraform

About Retail Insight

Retail Insight takes data and turns it into action. Our advanced algorithms unlock valuable insights that drive better decision-making for retailers and CPGs.

We’re a unique blend of retail expertise built up from extensive industry experience; mathematical talent that builds and maintains sophisticated algorithms; and engineering skill that handles vast volumes of data regularly.

We focus on the factors that drive sales and profit performance, minimize waste and loss, and increase operational efficiency. The result: dynamic solutions that provide actionable insights and unparalleled time to value.

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