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Sr. Platform Engineer

Company: DroneUp
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

DroneUp is seeking a Senior Platform Engineer who will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and continuously improving and supporting both internal and client-facing IT infrastructure as well as our internal developer platform. The ideal candidate is a strong developer as well as an engineer strong in operations. Senior engineers are also expected to mentor, grow, and pair with existing platform engineers. The Platform Engineering organization at DroneUp is responsible for the developer experience including all cloud, security, CI/CD, and related tooling and is working to build our internal developer platform for software delivery and orchestration at scale. Some of our principles in Platform Engineering are: self-service, security by default, a bias towards automation, and emotional intelligence. Responsibilities

  • Architect and support tools or in-house programs
  • Support a multi-cloud environment, including AWS, Azure, and GCP
  • Provide feedback to others and participate in peer reviews/pair programming
  • Actively practice Test Driven Development through designing, development, and debugging unit and integration tests for new and existing infrastructure and code
  • Practice continuous curiosity of existing implementations and new technologies and share with the team
  • Identify and fix root cause defects and production bugs, communicate impact of bugs, and work with stakeholders to schedule fixes
  • Understand and research changes to external integrations and update code
  • Practice continuous improvement across all job areas and personally/professionally
  • Communicate clearly with the team and other stakeholders and provide technical direction while doing so
  • Stay current with platform changes and third-party libraries, proactively investigate better solutions for current solutions
  • Grow the engineering culture towards a high-performing team
  • Practice the arts of self-service, least privilege, and security by default in all solutions
  • Other duties as assigned

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field or 5+ years experience as a software engineer
    • Proficiency in kubernetes (CKA, CKAD optional)
    • Extensive experience in Unix/Linux
    • Polyglot and proficiency in multiple languages (Golang, Python, HCL and more preferred)
    • Knowledge of multi-cloud environment, including AWS, Azure, and GCP (familiar with at least two of these environments)
    • Experience in using git in trunk-based development models
    • Experience with backend database technology a plus, including supporting and performance enhancements
    • Experience using Open Telemetry and true observability (and other monitoring tools, i.e,. Datadog, new relic, etc.) and the difference between it and monitoring and logging
    • Advanced experience working with and creating public cloud resources in Terraform or other infrastructure as code tools
    • Experience participating in a 24/7 on-call schedule without supervision and successfully resolving issues without escalation
    • Good understanding of networking and routing principles
    • Experience in dockerizing applications and orchestrating them with Kubernetes
    • Familiarity with security configuration for web/api services (SSL, Access control)
    • Experience with JIRA or other work tracking systems and the ability to resolve tickets according to priority order and collaborating with the Technical Product Manager to adjust priorities
    • Excellent documentation details, using Confluence or similar tooling - this could include support notes, runbooks, ADRs, etc
    • Familiarity with creating an end-to-end CI/CD pipeline using various tools with artifact storage
    • Familiarity with use of MacOS as a desktop and predominantly CLI interfaces
    • Experience in a product mindset by understanding stakeholder needs, priorities, and business value
    • Experience with other tool stacking including, but not limited to: CircleCI, Github, GCP, Kubernetes (via GKE), Secrets Management, Feature Flagging, Terraform PI197184775

Keywords: DroneUp, Virginia Beach , Sr. Platform Engineer, Engineering , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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