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Platform Engineer in Chicago, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

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Job Description

As a Platform Engineer you will ensure the stability and scalability of our client's infrastructure by maximizing the flexibility and reliability of their platform. Within an agile team, you'll have the opportunity to build, deploy, and manage customized infrastructure.

A few recent projects include (deploying and managing): Kubernetes in our local development environment, a Kafka cluster to scale our OLTP, and Elasticsearch to power an in-house search engine. We continue to assess, prototype, and implement the latest technology to advance our technology stack and capability. Our Platform Engineers possess a fundamental understanding of distributed systems, the desire to support development teams, and a passion to build tools that improve the efficacy of our technical operations.

This is a high visibility and high impact position with responsibility to both engineering departments and several other critical business operations. You'll automate to standardize pipelines, containerize applications, configure auto-scaling, and monitor a marketplace at scale that brings enjoyable experiences to fans everywhere.

To be successful, you'll need:
:2-5 years of overall experience
:A proven background working within a Linux operating system
:Experience in a SRE/DevOps capacity using an AWS environment leveraging offerings such as: VPC, EC2, ECS, S3, RDS and Aurora
:Experience in system programming (we use BASH and Python here)
:Experience with DevOps and infrastructure management tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform etc.
:The ability to translate technical concepts into designs
:Experience with continuous integration, testing, and deployment using tools such as Git or Jenkins
:Creativity, fearlessness and an unwavering commitment to putting our customer first