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Senior Platform Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02628
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 160,000.00 /Year
Senior Platform Engineer

Looking for a Senior Platform Engineer to work with teams across the organization to build and maintain monitorable, performant, reliable and highly-scalable software systems. We are a small, fast-paced, growing team of engineers tackling challenging problems at scale. Software and systems engineers with interest and/or experience in system automation are encouraged to apply for this position.
You will be asked to analyze existing and new solutions critically, finding and fixing flaws under a guideline of continuous improvement. You will also use monitoring and performance analysis tools to assure applications are operating optimally, and performing within acceptable thresholds, for our customers.

Skills/Experience:
  • Evangelize best practices for building and operating highly reliable systems
  • 7+ years experience with large scale deployments and production support of high capacity mission critical platforms and systems
  • 5+ years experience with cloud infrastructure platforms such as AWS, GCE, Azure, etc.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in observability and monitoring
  • Consult in system design to meet reliability and capacity requirements
  • Automate infrastructure and configuration management
  • Conduct timely post-mortems of production infrastructure incidents
  • Experience supporting modern datastore and database platforms and services (Cassandra, Postgresql, RDS, MongoDB, etc...)
  • Experience with modern CI/CD frameworks (Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis CI, Circle CI)
  • Assist with all aspects of operational security and compliance
  • Support of applications and services written in a variety of programming languages
  • Seek out potential threats to security and reliability and advocate solutions
  • We work with Linux, Go. Kubernetes, Python, Terraform