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Sr. Platform Engineer

Kansas City, MO 66116

Posted: 06/27/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Job Category: Software Development Job Number: 16139

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for a Sr. Platform Engineer to join our team.

  • Focuses on delivering platforms and relentlessly improving developer experience.
  • Automate processes and develop self-service capabilities around infrastructure and application delivery.
  • Help coach team members and serve as an escalation point for junior engineers.
  • Uses DevOps practices and thinking to guide automation efforts across infrastructure provisioning and application delivery and deployment activities.
  • Works to increase deployment frequency, decrease failure change rate, decrease the mean time to recover (MTTR), and decrease lead time.
  • Writes and reviews code to provision infrastructure and deploy applications.
  • Focuses on customer service and using empathy to improve developer experience.
  • Builds trust with teams to help advise them about new practices.
  • Relentlessly works to eliminate pain points and remove process bottlenecks.
  • Breaks down work for other team members and assists with clarifying and articulating requirements.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change.
  • Collaboratively assesses and evaluates tools that improve developer productivity--especially focusing on tools that are part of CI/CD processes that improve the speed and safety of deployment pipelines through the software development lifecycle.
  • Uses SLOs (service level objectives) to define SLIs (service level indicators) to observe application and infrastructure health. Uses that data for troubleshooting infrastructure and applications.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree computer science, management information systems, or related field.
  • Applicable years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience required.
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure in AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • Prefer experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) tools like Terraform or Pulumi for provisioning resources.
  • Experience scripting tasks using Bash, Python, PowerShell, Go, or similar languages.
  • Experience with Git and workflows for reviewing and releasing code.
  • Experience with TCP/IP networking, DNS, and Certificate management.
  • Experience with CI/CD processes and tools for building and deploying application code.
  • Experience administering and using Linux and Kubernetes.
  • Able to perform IT work or leads team to perform work.
  • Good communication with team and customer.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation, and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

Terraform, Azure, AWS

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Abby Tryon

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