Senior Platform Engineer - Hybrid

  • Posted 49 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 171,080.00 per year
Full Time


Design optimization
Software architecture
Quality assurance
Security operations
IT infrastructure
Functional requirements
System testing
Database administration
Problem solving
User guides
Case management
Software development
Computer science
Shell scripting
Continuous integration
Operating systems
Life insurance
Value engineering
Apache Maven
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Oracle Data Guard
Oracle GoldenGate

Job Details

About the Role

We're the world's leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We are the way the world moves value - across borders, through cities and overseas. No other organization can address the scale, precision, pace and trust that this demands, and we're proud to support the global economy.

We're unique too. We were established to find a better way for the global financial community to move value - a reliable, safe and secure approach that the community can trust, completely. We're always striving to be better and are constantly evolving in an ever-changing landscape, without undermining that trust. Nearly five decades on, our vibrant community reflects the complexity and diversity of the financial ecosystem. We innovate diligently, test exhaustively, then implement fast. In a connected and exciting era, our mission has never been more relevant.

Are you an individual who strives to constantly improve as a team and its processes? Are you looking to thrive in an environment where you can engineer database solutions to support the global financial community?

Platform Services Operations is looking for a motivated and solution focused, hands-on Platform Engineer to join us to boost effectiveness and accelerate delivery flow. Based in Manassas, VA, you will be working alongside a dynamic team of Oracle DBA experts and engineers to deliver a mature and consistent database platform to our customers. Your team is fully responsible for the design, optimization and operations of the database platform. This DevOps team engages in the product evolution; covering software architecture, development, quality assurance, security, operations and IT infrastructure aspects.

You will work in a truly international environment with main hubs across three continents. We have global reach and impact but operate fast as we are a relatively small company.

As a driving force of technological change, we operate in a true agile way. You will have a unique opportunity to expand your reach in terms of knowledge, network and build your expertise through SWIFT's global platform. We want the right people. If you've got what it takes, we will have a role for your level of expertise.

What to expect

In this role you will:
  • Analyze technical and functional requirements and translate them into software solutions. Understand dependencies toward other systems and teams
  • Design, develop and integrate third party components including system testing and installations
  • Automate operational tasks and develop/maintain IaC/CaC ecosystem
  • Develop automation to complete installations, configuration, tuning and maintenance of database management
  • Provide technical assistance to colleagues and assist in resolving problems reported by other team members
  • Prepare user documentation, installation guides and operating procedures
  • Support the delivered software and be part of a 'Center of Expertise' problem solving team. Analyze support cases and, when appropriate, provide solutions following the established case management processes
  • Opportunity to develop yourself and others in a true DevOps agile environment

What will make you successful?

We are seeking professionals with:
  • Requires 5 -7 years of experience in software development / platform automation
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • Experience working with the following:
  • Software Development or Platform engineering
  • Proven past performance delivering software or automation and managing release cycles, merges, commits, PRs
  • Understanding of IaC and CaC principles
  • Ansible for installation and configuration automation or similar
  • Languages: Python, Shell scripting, Java, Yaml
  • Experience with continuous integration/delivery build environment: GIT/Bitbucket, Jenkins/Cloudbees, Maven.
  • Experience with RHEL operating system.
  • Familiarity with core Oracle RDBMS database concepts to include:
    • Dataguard
    • RAC
    • Goldengate

The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position in Virginia is 92,120 MINIMUM to 171,080 MAXIMUM USD. Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. Our compensation packages include a competitive base salary and bonus opportunity for all employees contingent on personal and company performance. Our generous benefits program includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no premium costs for our employees and their families, and retirement plan plus matching 401k .

What we offer

We put you in control of career

We give you a competitive package

We help you perform at your best

We help you make a difference

We give you the freedom to be yourself

We give you the freedom to be yourself. We are creating an environment of unique individuals - like you - with different perspectives on the financial industry and the world. A diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone's voice counts and where you can reach your full potential.

If you believe you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact us to request accommodation.

Don't meet every single requirement? At Swift, we are dedicated to building a workplace where people can bring their full selves and ideas to the team, so if you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet every single qualification.

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