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Sr. Platform Engineer

Company: DroneUp LLC
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

REMOTE - United States 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.ResponsibilitiesArchitect and support tools or in-house programsSupport a multi-cloud environment, including AWS, Azure, and GCPProvide feedback to others and participate in peer reviews/pair programmingActively practice Test Driven Development through designing, development, and debugging unit and integration tests for new and existing infrastructure and codePractice continuous curiosity of existing implementations and new technologies and share with the teamIdentify and fix root cause defects and production bugs, communicate impact of bugs, and work with stakeholders to schedule fixesUnderstand and research changes to external integrations and update codePractice continuous improvement across all job areas and personally/professionallyCommunicate clearly with the team and other stakeholders and provide technical direction while doing soStay current with platform changes and third-party libraries, proactively investigate better solutions for current solutionsGrow the engineering culture towards a high-performing teamPractice the arts of self-service, least privilege, and security by default in all solutionsOther duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field or 5+ years experience as a software engineerProficiency in kubernetes (CKA, CKAD optional)Extensive experience in Unix/LinuxPolyglot 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 modelsExperience with backend database technology a plus, including supporting and performance enhancementsExperience using Open Telemetry and true observability (and other monitoring tools, i.e,. Datadog, new relic, etc.) and the difference between it and monitoring and loggingAdvanced experience working with and creating public cloud resources in Terraform or other infrastructure as code toolsExperience participating in a 24/7 on-call schedule without supervision and successfully resolving issues without escalationGood understanding of networking and routing principlesExperience 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 prioritiesExcellent documentation details, using Confluence or similar tooling - this could include support notes, runbooks, ADRs, etcFamiliarity with creating an end-to-end CI/CD pipeline using various tools with artifact storageFamiliarity with use of MacOS as a desktop and predominantly CLI interfacesExperience in a product mindset by understanding stakeholder needs, priorities, and business valueExperience with other tool stacking including, but not limited to: CircleCI, Github, GCP, Kubernetes (via GKE), Secrets Management, Feature Flagging, Terraform#LI-REMOTE PI197187443

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

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