DevOps Platform Engineer

New York, NY 10022

Posted: 09/19/2018 Job Category: DevOps Job Number: 101087

Title: DevOps Platform Engineer

Company: Health/Wellness

Location: NYC

Duration: Full-Time Employment

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Offering a competitive base salary plus full benefits package including

* Generous healthcare coverage. * 401(K) with company match. * Paid Time Off * Paid parental leave * Tuition reimbursement * Annual wellness allowance

  • The DevOps Platform Engineer position  is responsible for the design, implementation and support of solutions based on the principles of  operational  resiliency, repeatability, and simplicity.
  • The position requires a strong background in virtualization and cloud technologies, container-based environments, container orchestration, open source tools, infrastructure as software, and a solid understanding of common network and data layer technologies
  • You will work in the role of trusted advisor to partner teams, helping to deliver the best quality solutions to customers.
  • You will provide non-functional requirements to complement existing and new features/solutions, as well as help build and support scalable and cost effective platform environments to run the application services. 
  • You will be asked to analyze existing and new solutions critically, finding and fixing flaws under a guideline of continuous improvement. 
  • You will also use monitoring and performance analysis tools to assure applications are operating optimally, and performing within acceptable thresholds, for our customers.

You must be a self-starter who is passionate about the technology you are building and eager to produce world-class services. You should enjoy a team environment where your success depends heavily on the success of your team and organization.


  • 7 years experience with large scale deployments  and production support  of high capacity mission critical platforms and systems
  • 5 years experience  with cloud infrastructure platforms such as AWS, GCE, Azure, etc.
  • 3 years Experience  with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, RKT, etc)
  • Proficiency in one or more of scripting languages (Python, Bash, etc.) and common knowledge of Object Oriented coding skills to automate processes
  • Expert proficiency with Linux systems based administration and troubleshooting
  • Solid knowledge of orchestration and configuration management frameworks (Ansible, Terraform, etc.) and CI/CD principles.
  • Thorough understanding of server and network protocols and technologies i.e. DNS, DHCP, VLAN, TCP/IP, NTP, etc.
  • General knowledge of storage concepts and protocols in relation to virtualized/cloud environments
  • Experience with monitoring and performance analytics tools (Datadog, NewRelic, Loggly, Stackdriver, Prometheus, etc…)
  • Support of applications and services written in a variety of programming languages (scala, node.js, java, python, ruby, etc…)
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and articulate clear viable tactical & strategic options as part of a cross-functional global team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with the ability to adapt and change priorities as the business needs change
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, along with collaborative team skills

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience supporting modern datastore and database platforms and services (Cassandra, Postgresql, RDS, MongoDB, etc…)
  • Experience with modern CI/CD frameworks (Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis CI, Circle CI)

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