Cambridge Consultants is seeking a talented and motivated Platform Engineer to join our team.  

As a Platform Engineer, you'll play a critical role in driving innovation, reducing time to value, and shaping our ways of working to deliver cutting-edge platforms that enable our clients to innovate at speed. We're looking for a thought-leader who can bring expertise in platform engineering technologies to create self-service platforms with a low-friction developer experience.

You'll work closely with project teams to tailor the platform to meet their specific needs, creating platform-specific tools, interfaces, and automations to set the standard for what “good” looks like. With continuous learning, and curiosity at the core of our culture, this is an opportunity to hone your skills, shape our ways of working, and drive breakthrough innovation that positively impacts society.

About Us

We are a leading product design and technology innovation consultancy known for developing cutting-edge products and services for clients across various industries. We work at the intersection of science, technology, and design to deliver breakthrough innovations that have a positive impact on society.

Our culture is built on collaboration, experimentation, and a passion for solving complex problems. We encourage our people to take risks, learn from failure, and continually challenge themselves to be better. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside world-class engineers, designers, and technologists, contributing to ground-breaking projects that have the potential to change the world.


  • Design, develop, and maintain software platforms for both our internal project and client project team, enabling innovation at speed through a low-friction developer experience.
  • Work with project teams and clients to understand requirements, tailoring the platform to meet their needs, enabling successful project delivery.
  • Engage with engineering teams to help shape the ongoing development of the platform, ensuring that we are prioritising high-impact outcomes for our project teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, architects, and project managers.
  • Thought leadership, developing best practices and ways of working (e.g. DevSecOps).


  • Proven experience in building and maintaining cloud-based platforms with AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Strong programming skills in one or more languages, such as Python, Typescript, or Golang, with a focus on developing platform-specific tools, interfaces, and automations.
  • Experience with containerisation and container orchestration tools such as Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Terraform.
  • Experience with GitLab, or alternative CI/ CD Systems, Testing and Artifact Management tools.
  • Strong knowledge of DevSecOps practices and ways of working.


  • Experience with serverless technologies (e.g., Lambda, SNS, SQS, DynamoDB, EventBridge).
  • Experience of Infrastructure as actual Code (IaaC) tools such as AWS CDK or Pulumi.
  • Experience in a consulting / fee-for-service business, working on client projects.
  • Experience working with stakeholders to define and deliver projects.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Self-starting with a passion for delivering high-quality work.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • ‘Continuous learning’ mindset: staying up to date with the latest technologies/ trends in Platform Engineering.

If you are excited about the opportunity to work on high-impact cutting-edge projects, leveraging innovative technology platforms, we would love to hear from you.

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

Diversity & Inclusion

Cambridge Consultants is a workplace where everyone is welcome. When the brightest minds come together and feel included, that’s when we develop the most important technology breakthroughs. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels involved and has a sense of belonging. We welcome and value all people regardless of their characteristics and encourage applications from all backgrounds and dimensions of society.



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