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Senior Platform Engineer
Ref No.: 20-04413
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: St Paul, Minnesota
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 11/16/2020
Genesis10 is seeking a Senior Platform Engineer for a contract position with our client in Richfield, MN. (Currently Remote)

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Platform Engineer. If you have a passion for observability, automation, high availability, continuous improvement, and quality code, we want to talk to you.

You will work in a high energy, small, self-directed team, often pairing, to build and operate our private cloud (OpenShift) and other platforms. You will code and test automated solutions to provide the best platform you can. You will maintain and operate platforms with high uptime requirements. We are well on our way but still growing, so opportunities to help set direction happen often. We work at every layer in the system so an eagerness to learn and teach is highly valued.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Automate relentlessly.
Work closely as part of a team. Learn & teach others.
Participate in the development and communication of DevOps principles and activities.
Develop a CI/CD pipeline to accelerate deployments, improve security and auditability.
Suggest, install, automate, and operate tools that enable our developers and systems.
Monitor application performance and expose metrics for everyone.
Designs and conducts platform/application tests, including functionality, availability, load/stress and performance.
Troubleshoots development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms; identified as a subject matter expert.
Participates within high availability and disaster recovery testing
Participate in a rotating on-call pool.
Create documentation required for smooth operation and sharing with other engineers.
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
Excellent understanding of software principals and ability to code.
Excellent understanding of automation and how to apply it to remove barriers and increase reliability. Experience with Chef, Ansible, Jenkins a plus.
Excellent understanding of Cloud principles. Experience with cloud technologies like OpenShift, Kubernetes, Vault, Prometheus, Grafana, Splunk, Kafka, and others highly valued.
Understanding of infrastructure basics like storage, networking, operating systems, VMs.
Understanding of architectures such as Micro services, SOA, Enterprise Service Bus a plus
Demonstrated ability and desire to learn new technologies.
Ability to communicate complex ideas in written and verbal forms.
Ability to work in an Agile environment.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor degree in Information Technology or related field
5+ years experience in software development
1+ years operations experience
 
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!
 
Genesis10 provides access to career opportunities with over 40 clients in the Twin Cities. As the #3 ranked firm for Business and IT consulting in Minnesota, we offer a variety of opportunities whether you are looking for contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions. Let's connect today!

Benefits of Working with Genesis10:
•             Medical and dental insurance available- including HSA
•             Bi-weekly payroll
•             Established consultant re-marketing program with our 50+ local clients!
•             401k plan
•             Downtown Minneapolis/St. Paul parking allowance
•             Delivery Director for employee success and support
•             Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income
 
About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”