Student Beans is the world’s leading student loyalty network. We produce our award-winning technology for the biggest retailers on the planet, connecting them with the youth market. Featuring in The Sunday Times Tech Track , a list of the fastest-growing private tech companies in Britain, Student Beans consistently innovate to offer new solutions that satisfy our consumers, drive ROI for our clients and create an empowering workplace for our employees.
In the last two years alone, Student Beans has tripled the size of its teams in London, Manchester and New York and opened a brand new office in Melbourne. But we’re not stopping there! We are now REMOTE FIRST, so no obligation to come into the office.
Student Beans has an incredibly exciting journey ahead, with ambitious goals and endless possibilities. Our success is due to our brilliant people and we are looking for more talented individuals to join us on our journey.
About the role
As a result of our incredible success and growth, we are looking for a Platform Engineer to join us. Responsibilities include:
Maintenance and administration of the platform AWS
Creating development tools needed to run student beans, creating tools to make developers more efficient
Streamline the running of applications to make the systems more efficient and effective
Effective use of tooling chains
Making sure teams have the right approach to build scalable applications
Support the set up of team environments, source structures & tooling
Maintain and champion documentation and remediation process
Drive setup of non-functional requirements such as alerting, monitoring, security & performance
We’d really like to hear from you, if you have…
1+ years experience in platform engineering or dev-ops
Experience managing CI/CD pipelines
Experience working with AWS, Docker and kubernetes
Worked with Git in a commercial environment
Worked on Linux OS
Used Python, Ruby or Go languages extensively
Motivation to learn new technology and follow open-source projects
Initiative & an eagerness to understand new concepts
Have excellent communication & problem-solving skills
Worked with agile methodologies like SCRUM and Kanban
Life at Student Beans
We are passionate about our mission to empower students to thrive and believe our success is only due to our fantastic team, their different backgrounds, experiences and beliefs. At Student Beans our culture is welcoming and empowering, everyone has a voice and direct impact on our journey.
Here are just a few things that make Student Beans an awesome place to work:
Custom-designed and inclusive offices flooded with natural light and dedicated collaboration and thinking areas!
Amazing culture – casual dress, office Sonos, football/pool and ping pong tables, overflowing fruit bowl, sweet treats and monthly lunches!
Vibrant, purposeful and social environment – famous winter parties and summer getaways, regular socials and adventurous activities.
Focus on wellbeing – gym membership, wellness challenges
Incredible partnership discounts for the biggest brands in the world: Google, Apple, TopShop, Ted Baker, GymShark, Domino’s, Uber … to name a few!