Senior Platform Engineer

Overview

Remote
On Site
Hybrid
BASED ON EXPERIENCE
Contract - W2
Contract - 5+ mo(s)

Skills

PLATFORM ENGINEER

Job Details

Senior Platform Engineer - 24-01476
100% REMOTE
6+ Mths Duration
W2 or C2C

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

Job Description:
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES - what you will be doing (top five):

  • Work collaboratively with our engineering teams to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for Point32Heallth.
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Design and implement cloud infrastructure solutions that meet our business requirements and align with our IT strategy.
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale while maintaining high standards for code quality and thoughtful design.
  • Guide and coach, the more junior engineers on the team as they grow in their skills and gain experience within the Cloud Engineering space.
  • Provide technical leadership in the deployment and operational management of cloud solutions.
  • Design and maintain the Cloud provisioning templates required for building and managing our Cloud platforms while adhering to our Point32Health Security, Compliance, and Performance standards and policies.
  • Design and maintain the CI/CD pipelines for building and managing our cloud-native applications while adhering to our Point32Health Security, Compliance, and Performance standards and policies.
  • Design, build, and deploy Cloud applications, including large-scale data processing, computationally intensive statistical modeling, and advanced analytics.
  • Participate in all aspects of the SDLC for Cloud solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance.
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root causes, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training when necessary.
  • Demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills, with an ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity.
  • Develop and maintain supporting documentation for all automated processes.
  • Work closely with Prod and Non-Prod environment owners to develop and maintain a role-based workflow that supports segregated duties.
  • Coordinate and lead training and information sharing meetings with the rest of the Cloud Engineering team.
  • Oversee and support Production deployments during major release activities for components owned by the Cloud Engineering team.
  • Serve as SME (subject matter expert) in several committees pertaining to Cloud Governance and Architecture.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS - what you need to perform the job

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
EXPERIENCE (minimum years required):
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Cloud Engineering or DevOps role with knowledge of AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading large projects or small teams
SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong leadership including ability to influence others, work independently and exercise appropriate judgment in decision making
  • Proven ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of business analysts, developers, data scientists, and subject matter experts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with management, peers, and the other departments within IT.
  • Respect for change management, environmental integrity, and process workflow within a relatively new and rapidly maturing organization.
  • Strong analytical and technical ability including strength in general issue troubleshooting
  • Understanding of and experience with the five pillars of a well-architected framework
  • Ability to quickly learn Point32Health specific processes, topology, tools often with limited documentation
  • Technical experience with the following: OS Level Administration (Linux, Windows), IaC Provisioning Tools (Terraform, ARM, Ansible, CloudFormation), Software development lifecycle principles, Build Orchestration Tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
  • Preferred experience with deployment Tools (CD/RO, Ansible, Azure DevOps, etc.) and Source Control Management (GitHub, SVN, BitBucket, etc.)
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or JavaScript.
  • Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) and microservices architecture.
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles and CI/CD tools like CloudBees/Jenkins, GitLab, or GitHub Actions.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (include special requirements, e.g., lifting, travel):
  • Must be able to work under normal office conditions and work from home as required.
  • Work may require simultaneous use of a telephone/headset and PC/keyboard and sitting for extended durations.
  • May be required to work additional hours beyond standard work schedule.

About NTT DATA

Where required by law, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for specific roles. The starting hourly range for this remote role is $80 to $95. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target compensation for the position across all US locations. Actual compensation will depend on several factors, including the candidate's actual work location, relevant experience, technical skills, and other qualifications. This position may also be eligible for incentive compensation based on individual and/or company performance.
This position is eligible for company benefits that will depend on the nature of the role offered. Company benefits may include medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending or health savings account, life, and AD&D insurance, short-and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program with company match, and additional voluntary or legally required benefits.

NTT DATA is a $30+ billion trusted global innovator of business and technology services. We serve 75% of the Fortune Global 100 and are committed to helping clients innovate, optimize, and transform for long-term success. We invest over $3.6 billion each year in R&D to help organizations and society move confidently and sustainably into the digital future. As a Global Top Employer, we have diverse experts in more than 50 countries and a robust partner ecosystem of established and start-up companies. Our services include business and technology consulting, data and artificial intelligence, industry solutions, as well as the development, implementation and management of applications, infrastructure, and connectivity. We are also one of the leading providers of digital and AI infrastructure in the world. NTT DATA is part of NTT Group and headquartered in Tokyo. Visit us at us.nttdata.com.

NTT DATA is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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