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Senior Platform Engineer

Senior Platform Engineer

  • Location India - Maharashtra - Pune
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 134960BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Digital Workplace Virtual Desktop and Application Virtualization Services falls within the Virtual Client Services portfolio, developing & supporting bp’s virtual desktop and Citrix platforms globally, spanning across on-premises (regional DC’s) & cloud-based platforms (Azure & AWS) with high availability & performance requirements. The team of platform engineers operate & manage the global services supporting both customized and standard offerings.

Digital Workplace Virtual Desktop and Application Virtualization Services falls within the Virtual Client Services portfolio, developing & supporting bp’s virtual desktop and Citrix platforms globally, spanning across on-premises (regional DC’s) & cloud-based platforms (Azure & AWS) with high availability & performance requirements. The team of platform engineers operate & manage the global services supporting both customized and standard offerings.
Key Accountabilities:

  • Translate relevant business requirements into designs for technical platforms. Delivering Change & Projects, acting as technical advisor & voice of the customer, for Release & Deployment & Change planning & implementation into supported environments, owning the delivery of Support & Customer adoption readiness tasks.
  • Create a clear vision & maximize value from current applications & emerging technologies, demonstrating technical thought leadership.
  • Work with digital teams using deep domain expertise to support & guide the resolution of issues, incidents, problems & assist with integrated continuous improvement.
  • Build awareness of internal and external technology developments, managing the delivery of process & system improvements.
  • Lead & promote a culture of security & compliance.
Desirable Education, Experience & Capability
  • Preferably a Bachelor's (or higher) degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics or a hard science
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience working in large scale cloud platforms (Azure/AWS), Windows Client OS, Developer capabilities.
  • Overall, 8-12 years’ experience in IT development or operational roles.
Required Criteria
  • the Microsoft Azure cloud service, Windows Client Operating system (not server-client!) Powershell/Python and databases/SQL.
  • Skilled understanding of business application, server/client virtualization technologies, Power shell scripting, python, Power BI, client policies (MEM & GPO’s), AD, Networks.
  • Root cause analysis & diagnostic examination to resolve client issues
  • Developer capabilities & relevant developer tools including ADO/Agile/ growth mindset
  • DNA
  • PowerShell Scripting Knowledge, using scripting to automate processes.
  • ITSM- Service management toolsets such as ServiceNow
  • RBAC model & delegation rights including Azure application delivery (EWS & Graph API delegation & direct permissions models)
  • Identity management solutions
  • Intune policy management- Client OS
  • Understanding of Azure platform including abstraction layers for automation

Preferred Criteria
  • Exposure to adjacent domains (platforms, storage, databases)
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure cloud service, Windows Client Operating system (not server-client!) Powershell/Python and databases/SQL.
  • DevOps practices & techniques (Value Stream Mapping, Lean, flow, eliminating waste)
  • Approaches to source-code management & control through Azure Dev Ops & Git/ GitHub
  • Agile using Scrum
  • Data Platform Delivery & Management
  • Availability/ Capacity/Emerging Technology Management
  • Programming/Software Development
  • Release & Deployment, Requirement Definition & Management
  • Service Operation, Systems Design, Installation & Decommissioning
Key Behaviours:
  • Empathetic: Cares about our people, our community & our planet
  • Curious: Seeks to explore & excel
  • Creative: Imagines the extraordinary
  • Inclusive: Brings out the best in each other


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