Platform Services - Senior, Mid-Level, Junior (Open to Flexible Working)

London (Central), London (Greater)
12 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type

The newly formed Platforms organization at GSK will provide flexible solutions that exceed customer expectations through Innovation....Collaboration....and Acceleration.  

There is no secret to building a team capable of transforming the Pharma industry - it all starts with IT people!  We believe we are building the best place for innovators to work in Technology and as a member of Platform Services team YOU will be critical to our success as a company.  We welcome strong techies with product, software defined infrastructure, configuration management, IaaS/PaaS and/or Container experience to join us in one of our core tech hubs.  Apply today!

We are hiring the following skills and experience:


  • Scrum Master
  • Define stories
  • Prioritize backlog
  • Manage/report KPI’S and expectations


  • Converged Network/Compute/Storage
  • Layer 4 Appliance Services
  • Automated Config delivery
  • Hardware lifecycle management
  • Ruby, Python, Shell, Powershell

Config Management:

  • Lifecycle mgmt. tools
  • Drift control
  • Automate builds & deployments


  • Cloud Broker/GW
  • Cloud Platform
  • Container orchestration and management
  • API Management Registry

These significant career opportunities will be based in the U.S. (Philadelphia & Raleigh), London, UK and Poznan, Poland.

About Platforms at GSK:

GSK is implementing a new platform that integrates, simplifies, and unlocks all the data across our three businesses of pharmaceuticals, consumer healthcare and vaccines to drive innovation and decision-making.  We are building a new platform to completely change the way we deliver technology solutions across the pharmaceutical industry. For example, bringing in new technologies for drug discovery to significantly shorten the amount of time it takes to bring new drugs to market; leveraging technology in the real-world to better understand how our drugs and devices can have a greater impact on patients and consumers.

The new Platforms Organisation will focus on technical excellence by:

  • providing access to abstracted data through repeatable frameworks and modern development patterns,
  • defining technology stacks in an optimized way that deliver agility and allow us to run application and services at the point of need,
  • leveraging public and private cloud services as best fit for application and data,
  • enabling both native and hybrid application services to support our business challenges. 

What Do We Offer?

We seek candidates who can make outstanding contributions to our organization.

We will support you in achieving your role and career ambitions!

You’ll also receive a competitive salary package including on target bonus, shares, private medical insurance, company pension plan, annual holiday, private healthcare option, bonus scheme and a share purchase scheme plus a personalized career development pathway.

Interested in Joining the Team?

As this is a long-term project we will be hiring throughout 2018, however please apply immediately to ensure you’re in the running!

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Why You?

Basic qualifications: 

Preferred qualifications: 

Why GSK?

About GSK: 
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company. We have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We are committed to widening access to our products so more people can benefit, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay. In 2016 we produced more than two billion packs of medicine, delivered 833 million doses of vaccines and produced five billion packs of consumer healthcare products. Through our 89 manufacturing sites, we serve customers in 190 countries. GSK is a company of around 100,000 individuals united by our mission and our four values of patient focus, integrity, respect for people and transparency.

Contact information: 
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