Sr. Platform Engineer in Redwood City, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 8/31/2020

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Sr. Platform Engineer
Bay Area, CA or Seattle, WA or Portland, OR
Direct Hire
Pay Range: $175K - $200K

Job Description:
Our client is a fast growing SAAS start-up looking to double the size of their 7person development shop. They are looking for a strong Platform Engineer to assist in building out our clients' core services and production systems that power that SAAS Products. You will specifically be working backend, cache, database etc. to improve developer efficiency and code quality of life. We are looking for someone that wants to be in the driver's seat, not the passenger. Some of what you'll do:
  • Design and build platform capabilities and incorporate the necessary automations and tool configurations that ensure agile delivery
  • Design and implement practicalprocesses and tools to enable application teams to consume a scalable and extensible infrastructure platform with needed governance and operational models
  • Support the delivery and use of platform services in the organization and continue to improve these platform services
  • Help implement and improve development CI/CD software pipeline
  • Be a great collaborator and an engineering leader by performing code reviews, mentoring other team members and presenting your work to others
Required Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in building secure, scalable SaaS Platforms
  • Experience with modern API platform design, security practices and architectures
  • Service based architecture experience
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Software such as container orchestrations (Kubernetes is preferred), infrastructure as code (terraform is preferred), observability, CI/CD
  • Experience in managing databases (relational and non-relational) and data storage solutions including caching (Redis preferred)
  • Must have experience using PHP (Yii framework)
  • Experience in managing cloud infrastructure (Azure is preferred)
  • Experience in optimization and performance tuning
Bonus/Soft Skills:
  • Kubernetes experience
  • Terraform
  • Redis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Experience working inside an Agile development organization
  • Nice to have experience using Node.js
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