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Sr Platform Engineer

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
The Sr Platform Engineer within the Buyflow Operations team will be responsible for supporting our cutting edge eCommerce environments. Teams within our Buyflow Operations department support applications used by a wide variety of sales channels processing thousands of transactions per hour, generating nearly half of all sales revenue for our fortune 100 company! We are an organization that prides ourselves on meeting a goal of near 0% unplanned downtime.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Build and maintain systems, supporting millions of active users, with hundreds of millions of daily API calls in a microservices based environment.

Develop, modify, enhances and implement the infrastructure and APIs supporting our family of applications.

Maintain uptime and uphold SLAs for the platform.

Develop the infrastructure architecture strategies, standards, target architectures and roadmaps.

Monitor and troubleshoot moderate to complex platform quality issues with tools like Splunk, AppDynamics, Datadog, New Relic, or equivalent platforms

Lead or Assist in leading the identification of bottlenecks and bugs, and devising solutions to these problems.

Lead or Assist in troubleshooting Java thread and heap analysis, as well as Linux OS performance tuning

Lead or Assist in leading the implementation of security and advocate for data governance in the company.

Eye towards reducing compute, bandwidth and storage costs.

Ensure alignment to drive cross-platform consistency.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Past experience in DevOps or SRE position
Solid understanding of code versioning tools such as Git and platforms like Github, Gitlab, and BitBucket
Extensive experience supporting java applications in a production environment
Well-versed in configuration management tools like Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Python, and Ansible
Strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis).
Experience with building cloud-based, highly-automated, near real time data processing platforms.
Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills, especially in complex systems.
Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
Solid foundation in "bridging the divide" between software products and the infrastructure that runs it.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting abilities.

Education
Bachelor s Degree in computer science or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience
5 years of Cloud-based platform engineering role experience
5 years of Linux OS administration and automation
3 years of VMware, Docker, or Kubernetes
3 years of Microservices
3 years of Log Forwarding/Management
3 years of Software development experience
(JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Python, Bash Scripting)
3 years of Exposure to SQL and non-relational databases

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment

ESW304 310803-1 310803BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, St. Louis , Sr Platform Engineer, Engineering , Saint Louis, Missouri

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