Principal Platform Engineer

Principal Platform Engineer

Eclaro Business Solutions Incorporated
2-3 years
Not Specified

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Industry: Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous

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Principal Platform Engineer

What You Will Do


The primary responsibility of this role is to design, build and maintain all of the company's cloud based infrastructure. This role is also responsible for encouraging and empowering all engineers to focus on observability, availability and cost efficiency when building and maintaining the applications and services they own. Additional responsibilities for this role also include streamlining development lifecycles, championing infrastructure as code, and identifying opportunities to modernize, or otherwise improve the architecture of our systems. This role will also contribute to migrating any remaining on-premises resources to the cloud. This role reports to the Senior Director of Platform Infrastructure.
Champion teams company-wide to become best-in-class in cloud-based software development while promoting approaches that, at their core greatly improve customer experience (OS abstraction, right-d capacity and scalability, global caching, A/B testing and deployment, simplifying environments, and rapid recovery)
Build out and maintain highly redundant, scalable, SaaS data cloud infrastructure
Establish and own tools, standards, and patterns that enable development teams to own and maintain as much of their own infrastructure as possible
Own the build and deploy lifecycle drastically reduce build, deploy and rollback times while simultaneously reducing risk and exposure
Provide clear breakdowns of cloud costs and seek out justification for anomalies in cloud spend
Own the execution, tracking, and delivery of company services, as well as identifying additional KPIs for delivering a first-class platform
Drive efficiency of scale while preparing systems to support 10&plus times current capacity more efficiently

What You Bring

Passionate about building an inclusive platform infrastructure culture, with teammates that are both eager to learn and deeply curious
An experienced technology leader - leading, establishing, and managing enterprise DevOps, Kubernetes, CI/CD solutions, automation, and configuration management
Proven track record of successfully delivering large-scale services on public clouds such as GCP and AWS (GCP preferred)
Deeply familiar with understanding distributed system design, micro service architecture, containers, and dependency management
Comfortable with SAS 70, SSAE 16, SOC, GDPR, ITIL, PII standards
Java, Bash, Python, Go, and/or PowerShell
Experience with google cloud tools and or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Virtualization experience (KVM, VMWare or others)
Significant networking experience (TCP/IP, FTP, DNS, DHCP, SFTP/SSH, Firewall/Routing)
Comfort using, and administering Version Control Systems
Experience leading Infrastructure as Code (IaC) initiatives using tools like Terraform, ideally, or one of the following: Ansible, Packer, Puppet, Chef
Experience building CI/CD infrastructure from scratch (e.g., Team City, Bamboo, Concourse)
Kubernetes cluster support and operation using GKE, EKS, and/or AKS
Monitoring, Observability, Logging and /or Event management platforms such as Splunk, Datadog, Honeycomb, New Relic
Associate Degree in a Technical Field (Plus)
Several years of experience working with cloud based infrastructure
Any scripting language or programing language is a plus
MySQL or any other database is a plus
Virtual environment management 2 to 3 years
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions quickly
Ability to multi-task many requests in an organized and timely manner
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