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Platform Engineer, / Hybrid


Platform Engineer , Dublin / Hybrid

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Date: 5 Mar 2024

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role: Platform Engineer

Location: Dublin/Hybrid

This role is being offered on a Permanent basis.

Technology at AIB

At AIB, we understand that the world of banking is changing and new technology is making that happen. Our technology is at the centre of our ambition to be the leading digital bank and we want to be recognised as having the best technology function of any bank in Europe.

Our teams work hard to drive the engine of AIB. They deliver change that is customer focused and help us achieve our ambition of becoming a leading consumer brand. We are evolving our technology so our customers can engage with us in ways and at times that suit them.

We are building pioneering solutions for our customers in a very collaborative and innovative environment. The Technology Team based in our new Digital Hub in Central Park has the responsibility for delivering an ambitious business strategic roadmap.

The Role

The role presents an exciting and challenging opportunity to a Platform Engineer who wants to work in a dynamic workplace environment with a real opportunity to positively impact the delivery of strategic change programmes through best in class design thinking and practices.

You will be analysing complex environment issues and understanding technical opportunities in order to build solutions and provide technical and industry leadership knowledge

This is a superb opportunity for someone who wants to develop and enhance their skillset. You will be working within a high performing technical Delivery team, play a role in cross functional teams with a wide reach across AIB and fill a role that will offer experience across a variety of changes.


  • Automate Build and Deploy to ensure consistency and repeatability across multiple environments.
  • Deploy and manage cloud Infrastructure on AIB Hybrid cloud.
  • Collaborate with multiple vendors to solve complex environment and application issues.
  • Develop and manage Ansible playbooks and roles for automating and application deployment for various environments.
  • Provide governance and control of Production and staging environments.
  • Develop tools and services useful in DevOps environments such as deployment/configuration, continuous integration/build servers, performance monitoring, etc.
  • Configure, Deploy, and manage SSL/TLS certs to secure communications and ensure compliance with security standards and best practices.
  • Ideal candidate will have solid hands-on (coding) experience in modern, CI/CD practices/DevOps paradigms, Systems Engineering best practices and principles, administration of modern/distributed SCM systems.


  • Knowledge or experience with Development Tools: GIT, Maven, Jenkins, SonarQube, Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc).
  • Automated build and deployments using Jenkins, Ansible, Bitbucket, JIRA etc..
  • Strong working experience automating with Python, PowerShell, Bash, YAML, JSON, Ansible, or industry equivalent.
  • Knowledge or experience in Docker Containers, Docker Management platforms like Kubernetes, EKS etc.
  • Working knowledge of networking and devices (Load Balancers, SSL/TLS, TCP/IP, VPNs, Firewalls, Proxies, DNS)
  • Knowledge or experience with monitoring and alerting tools such as Splunk, Prometheus, Nagios etc.
  • Knowledge or experience with secret management technologies such as Venafi, Vault, CyberArk.
  • Knowledge or experience working with general Linux administration.

Life at AIB

At AIB, we have a clear purpose - Empowering people to build a sustainable future. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.

We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.

We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live. Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements. More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.

AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at

If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at

By when? Closing date is the 27th June 2024


Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners.

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