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Platform Engineer

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Brooksource

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PLATFORM ENGINEER

CINCINNATI, OH

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6 MONTH CONTRACT TO HIRE

GENERAL FUNCTION:

As a Platform Engineer at one of our largest banking clients, you will be leveraging agile methodologist 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.

As a Platform Engineer, you will be aligned to the bank's data interaction tools for the IT enterprise. The data interaction tools align to the squad are:

  • Tableau
  • Alation
  • Business Objects
  • SAS

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Has a sense of intellectual curiosity and a burning desire to learn
  • Participate and execute a two week “sprint” to deliver stakeholder outcomes
  • Identify cloud migration opportunities for existing on premise platforms based upon use cases
  • 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 strong communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES REQUIRED:

  • 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 at least one scripting language for automation such as Java, Bash, Python, or Powershell
  • 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
  • System administration and solution architecture experience is preferred

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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