JOB DESCRIPTION: Platform ENGINEER
POSITION SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Platform Engineer is a key role for interfacing with developers, technical and business leaders to create innovative solutions that meet business goals and objectives. Core competencies for this position are focused on process automation, solution design and operational support.
Key responsibilities for this role include service design, cloud managed services, build and deploy pipelines, and performance engineering.
Engineering, designing and supporting automated, self-healing cloud-based solutions for business applications.
Foster innovation and solutions for infrastructure automation, application delivery and related processes.
Design, manage and support code pipelines.
Run capacity and performance testing to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various service tiers. Collect and analyze performance data, summarize results, and prepare presentation of results for review and baselining.
Solve functional and performance issues. Work with teams to facilitate automation of the release process, while ensuring correct access controls and securing applications.
Monitoring test/dev and production environments.
Identify and troubleshoot incidents when they arise and see them through resolution.
Work with project teams in order to meet deadlines.
Appropriate level of documentation for all projects, RCAs and daily tasks.
Experience in designing, deploying, and supporting on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure running high-volume transactional applications
Expertise with Linux administration and deployments in large environments
Experience with AWS infrastructure and managed services
Experience deploying and supporting configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
Experience with Agile and other software development methodologies
Ability to implement code pipelines to enable CI/CD
Ability to quickly learn complex systems, infrastructure services and network-related technologies
Team player with excellent communication and relationship skills - verbal and written
Strong experience with the following:
AWS managed services
Cloud Formation and/or Terraform
Good to have experience with:
Working experience with application performance monitoring (APM) tools
Working experience with load testing tools such as jMeter, Locust and Cloud Test
Mandatory rotating on-call schedule