Platform Engineer (BBBH30211) Sandy Springs, Georgia

Primary Purpose

  • Our Client is seeking a Platform Engineer to assist with new platform design and implementation.
  • They are looking for a smart, committed and enthusiastic talent that wants to build cutting-edge solutions.
  • Be their new Platform Engineer in a DevOps scrum team producing the next generation of products for the Company - a strong platform engineer that values collaborating closely with business partners to deliver the best or nothing.
  • In the DevOps team, you will be a part of and work closely with multiple programs and enterprise architects to deliver seamless customer-centric experiences.
  • As a team, you and your colleagues are overall responsible for the application, including aspects of development, rollout and operations.
  • In your role as the Platform Engineer, you are the expert for operations and stability within the team. You will develop and deploy solutions and serve as a consultant for other employees.

Responsibilities

  • Be an active part of the DevOps team in scrum events such as Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective
  • Review & develop cloud-based and on-premise solution architectures that integrate into standard technologies such as OIDC, Apigee, and DevOps toolsets implemented across the organization
  • Record IT requirements (functional and non-functional requirements), designing/documenting solutions, and establishing processes for business enabling, business-critical and mission-critical (high availability) systems
  • Responsible for other aspects of the product like security, development, and delivery
  • Actively involved in design, deployment, test and verification, rollout and operations of the platform
  • Ensure that the team operates within the relevant Company infrastructure and operations policies
  • Be an expert and point of contact for all concerns regarding infrastructure, operations and availability
  • Responsible for the infrastructure architecture development, including architecture and development of all monitoring, logging and alerting tools
  • Create processes and fully automated tools, scripts and dashboards
  • Collaborate with Business teams, IT teams (application development teams, infrastructure teams, security, etc.), throughout the lifecycle of applications and services (inception and design, development, deployment, operations and refinement)
  • Propose and implement medium to large scale system deployment (cloud platforms)
  • Design, build, and optimize applications' containerization and orchestration with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Leverage open technology such as Docker, Kubernetes, Bash, Javascript, Python, Git, Jenkins, Linux, AWS Cloud, Azure Cloud, Java, and MongoDB
  • Automate applications and infrastructure deployments on private and public cloud (Ansible, Terraform, Kubernetes)
  • Assist in the design and building of a fully automated self-service platform that could work in a AWS, Azure, and a hybrid cloud environment
  • Produce automation scripts to integrate between services and increase efficiency
  • Developing proof of concepts and proposing solutions to architecture and tech leads.

Qualifications
Education

  • B.S. or M.S. in Technical Discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or equivalent experience

Experience
Must have 3+ years (total) of experience in the following:

  • Experience with containerization tools and processes (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience in automation of code deployment through the use of containers.
  • Experience with developing and deploying on cloud platforms (AWS and Azure)
  • Experience with Linux Systems (RHEL, CentOS)

Must have 1+ years (total) of experience in the following:

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform or CloudFormation)
  • Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet, or Ansible)
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and continuous delivery pipeline (e.g. Jenkins, Artifactory, Sonarqube, and Checkmarx)
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g. PowerShell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.)

Skills

  • Experience with the spring framework, java, and/or nodejs
  • Ability to automate common and repeatable tasks/processes.
  • Experience interacting with APIs to automate processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
  • Experience in working within an agile environment
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems.
  • Experience in IT security standards.
  • Practical knowledge and experience with ITIL principles and processes.
  • Experience with IT security and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of management and peers.
  • You love coding and solving complex problems
  • You are open-minded towards new challenges
  • You have experience with the implementation of Infrastructure-as-Code concepts
  • You have experience in network/infrastructure design and implementation (optional)
  • You have experience in designing and developing IoT Solutions (optional)



Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Michael at 347-522-1095 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 3 months

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