Lead Platform Engineer



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Cincinnati, OH (will begin remote)

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As a Platform Engineer at Brooksource's top Midwest banking client, you will be leveraging agile methodologies on a fully dedicated scrum team to build, test, and deploy contemporary data platforms for the enterprise. In addition, your team will be responsible for maintaining the lifecycle management of existing platforms and building a strategy for cloud migration. Whether a new feature or bug fix, you will help your squad deliver the most elegant scalable solutions, all while learning and growing your skills. Most importantly, you will collaborate with the nimble, autonomous, cross functional team of makers, breakers, doers, and disruptors who love to solve real problems to meet customer needs.


PROJECT: Client is currently working on upgrades to Ataccama One (Data Quality tool) and IBM Information Governance Catalog (Technical lineage tool) which support the Data Management framework




  • Has a sense of intellectual curiosity and a burning desire to learn
  • Is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done
  • Is relentlessly customer-focused
  • Values data and truth over ego
  • Has a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship and takes pride in the code they write
  • Believes that good software development includes good testing, good documentation, and good collaboration – and that these practices extend to the data environment
  • Has great communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices
  • Experience working within Data Governance framework




  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 2 years of platform engineering experience
  • Proficient in administrative operating systems such as Linux and comfortable navigating the CLI
  • Strong experience working in virtualized environments (VMWare/IaaS)
  • Well versed in Python scripting language for automation
  • Experience with AWS or at least one public cloud technology
  • Experience with alerting and monitoring tools
  • Working knowledge of GitHub/GitLab
  • Experience working with big data technologies including: Spark, Cassandra, Hadoop, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Snowflake, or Tableau

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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