Job ID: 42601
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Cloud / Platform Engineer
Our Hillsboro client is looking for Cloud / Platform Engineer who excels in team environments and is excited about building cloud native platforms that can scale with the demand of our business. The streaming platform will be built on top of Kafka, and it's main focus will be to orchestrate data streaming. The Cloud/Platform Engineer will help our client build connectors to their Kafka paltform. These connectors will essentially serve as interfaces to data sources and destinations. The right candidate should have a strong background in software engineering and CICD principles/best practices, and should be comfortable mentoring some of the team's junior engineers.
Cloud / Platform Engineer Responsibilities
Evangelize and cultivate adoption of Enterprise Platforms, open source software and agile principles within the organization.
Ensure solutions are designed and developed using a scalable, highly resilient cloud native architecture.
Deliver well-documented and well-tested code, and participate in peer code reviews.
Design and develop tools and frameworks to improve security, reliability, maintainability, availability and performance for the technology foundation of our platform.
Ensure product and technical features are delivered to spec and on-time.
Collaborate with and consult other development teams.
Explain designs and constraints to stakeholders and technical teams.
Assist in the support and operation of the platforms you help build.
Work with product management to support product / service scoping activities.
Work with leadership to define delivery schedules of key features through an agile framework.
Be a key contributor to overall architecture, framework and design of enterprise platforms.
Cloud / Platform Engineer Qualifications
Masters' or Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or a related field.
5+ years of experience in large-scale software development.
5+ years of experience architecting and building scalable data architeture.
Prefer 5 or more years of hands-on experience with AWS, Azure, GCP or similar cloud platform.
5+ years of development experience in languages like Node.js, Golang, Python, Ruby, Java or Scala.
Experience with securing RESTful APIs and Apps using OAuth, OpenID Connect, and JWT a plus.
Experience with both relational and No-SQL databases.
Exposure to Docker, Kubernetes or other container technologies.
Experience with participating in projects in a highly collaborative, multi-discipline development team environment.
Exposure to Agile and test-driven development.
Exposure to hierarchical and distributed code repository management tools like GIT.
Great communications skills.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
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