Lead Platform Engineer

Leadership, Architecture Reviews, Mentoring, AWS, Node.js, Middleware, Microservices, Docker, Jenkins, Integration Testing, APIs, GraphQL, Serverless Framework
Full Time
Up to $175,000

Job Description

Lead Platform Engineer

Chicago, IL or San Diego, CA or REMOTE

FTE/Direct Hire only

Must Have: Node.js, AWS, Middleware coding, Microservices, Leadership/Mentoring, Architecture Reviews, Implementing Best Practices, Identifying Technical Risk

Our client is looking for a Lead Platform Engineer to help them build a new enterprise-grade core platform composed of AWS-hosted microservices and back-end integrations. You must be results-driven and able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
What You’ll Do
Design, build, and test the core components of our enterprise platform
Focus on code quality, test coverage, internal best practices

Collaborate closely with Product Management on project requirements and scope
Work with our Web, Salesforce, and QA engineering teams to deliver new functionality in a timely manner
Mentor other Software Engineers as needed

What They Look For
Passion for software engineering and innovation
Business acumen – effectively understanding, prioritizing, and meeting business needs
Expertise in Node.js for server-side development and third-party integrations
Ability to build and consume APIs -- REST and GraphQL
Experience with AWS features: Lambda, API Gateway, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, Elastic Cache, etc.
Strong understanding of microservice concepts, design patterns, and best practices
Comfortable working with Docker containers and Serverless Framework
Data modeling with relational and NoSQL databases
Writing comprehensive unit tests with jest
Partner with SDETs maintaining integration tests with Postman, Selenium, or similar
Using CircleCI and/or Jenkins for continuous integration and continuous delivery
Ability to troubleshoot production issues quickly in unfamiliar code
Experience with releasing to production multiple times per day

Dice Id : solpart
Position Id : 6741646
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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