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Platform Engineer



Software Engineering
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Platform Engineer

The Platform Engineer will design, build, and support foundational infrastructure for developers. They will write code and test systems for efficiency and run diagnostics tests to verify correct design.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and support foundational infrastructure for developers including:
    • Document configurations and processes,
    • Integrating security and compliance into the platform,
    • Build templates and supporting tool sets for CI/CD pipelines,
    • Monitoring system production performance and incident management.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the platform to identify issues and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Adheres to all confidentiality and compliance regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education & Work Experience:

  • 3 years experience in DevOps or Platform Engineering.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with DevOps tools like Harness.io.
  • Terraform, AWS, Fargate, Docker, and serverless services experience.
  • C#, Java, or other programming languages are valuable.
  • Experience with PHP and Laravel is helpful.
  • Able to adapt to new technologies and processes.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to problem solve, and able to analyze complex problems, identify root causes, and develop creative and effective solutions.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly required to sit at a desk in front of a computer and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls (including a computer keyboard and operating a telephone), lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Frequently requires the use of hands and arms for reaching, as well as the ability to walk and communicate effectively through speaking and listening.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Type on a computer keyboard and look at a computer monitor, and operate a cell phone or a computer-based phone.