Lead Platform Engineer - Mulesoft

  • BP

Job Description

Role synopsis IT&S is at the centre of BP’s Group Strategy. We use our data and technology expertise, to improve efficiency, increase effectiveness and harness the transformational potential of digital technologies and new business models. Our innovations and achievements lead the way for BP to modernise the way it works. IT&S touches every part of BP and we have employees in over 30 countries. Join us and you’ll have an opportunity to use your existing experience and expertise whilst continuing to develop professionally. Personal growth and development is encouraged and learning opportunities are plentiful. You are empowered to Explore, Think, Do. If technology excites you, we want you! We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Platform Engineer (LPE) within the Mulesoft Centre for Enablement. Mulesoft is one of the strategic platforms within BP and the SPL is responsible for enabling technical adoption for the Mulesoft Platform across the organization spanning Upstream, Downstream and Integrated Supply and Trading. This is likely to involve:Understanding platform capabilities that the business need and prioritizing the roadmap to deliver them centrally. Guide large programs on the most optimal usage of the Mule platform, own the end to end technical engagement with the central C4E team to ensure success. Act as “on the ground†enforcer of BP’s API vision to create a market place of reusable APIs, prevent dilution of the core use case of the platform. Become the Technical Advisory Expert within BP and engage across different levels of organization – from developers to Executive Leadership teams Key accountabilities Own and deliver the Technical Backlog for the Central Platform Capability. Review project designs and measure deliverables against Operational and Executive KPI targets set for the API platform. Deliver solutions to extend platform geographically to run on different Cloud Zones and on-premise platforms. Act as Single point of contact from BP to the product vendor to evaluate new features, fix current issues. Implement BP’s vision to develop a balanced model of internal capability and a scalable partner model with vendors for resourcing Mulesoft projects. Socialize API driven design to the larger architect community within BP and under write design patterns for API enabling BP’s strategic platforms. Essential Education A degree in a computer-science or related subject (or relevant work experience) MCD - Integration and API Associate or higher certification Essential experience and job requirements Extensive experience working on large scale integration projects involving Mulesoft as an API management platform. Proven track record of evangelising API driven thinking in organizations and ability to showcase success in this area is critical. Experience in working on micro-services based deployment of Mule Applications on platforms such as OpenShift. Direct working experience with Mulesoft on product featuring, testing and feedback Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location) In IT&S we are committed to the provision of agile or flexible working arrangements. Agile or flexible working encompasses a wide range of working options which support individuals to their full potential. It is more than adhoc home working or part time working, it’s about finding the best way and role modelling BP’s IT technology to get a job done, that works well for both the business and our employees. So even if a job is advertised as full time, please reach out to the hiring manager or the recruiter as agile or flexible working arrangements may be considered. Desirable criteria & qualifications Experience in CICD Automation using Jenkins , Ansible etc. Exposure to Agile delivery methodologies, working in a scrum team etc. Relocation available No Travel required Yes - up to 10% Is this a part time position? No About BP We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together. BP is one of the three largest energy companies in the world, operating in over 100 countries across 6 continents. Information Technology & Services (IT&S), provides a full range of IT services to BP's global business segments. IT&S plays a critical role in the delivery of defined world-class operational services that BP businesses can rely upon in support of their own performance. Our specific accountabilities include the delivery of services to specified target levels, including availability, recoverability and cost to the corporation. These services must also be delivered safely and secured against the growing risk of viruses and other security threats. We aim to benchmark our performance favorably against a defined peer group of the world's best and intend to deliver our services with professionalism to rival any major business corporation in the world - this is what we mean by being 'World Class'. To achieve this exciting level of performance will require a commensurate level of enthusiasm, commitment and expertise in our people. Segment Corporate & Functions Closing Date 29-Nov-2018

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