Platform Engineer

Posted 6 days ago


Our client, a tech company from Iasi, is looking for a Platform Engineer with a significant depth and technical knowledge that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.


Core Responsabilities:

Build and maintain the Cloud Platform by:

  • Ensuring that the platform is highly available and the infrastructure can scale without any downtime for the customer;
  • Managing performance and analyzing infrastructure problems;
  • Utilizing the latest tools and technologies to enable application containerisation and microservices architecture;
  • Enabling self-service usage of the platform;
  • Assessing 3rd party solutions and advising in build-vs-buy decisions;

Improve and optimise the Cloud Platform by:

  • Developing teams that can autonomously make use of the platform to deliver product features at a higher pace, with reduced coordination;
  • Ensuring that the product requirements are met and enabling continuous feedback from engineering and operational teams;

Develop and improve engineering tools and processes by:

  • Defining and improving continuous integration, delivery and deployment processes for the platform and application;
  • Ensuring accessibility, integration, performance and security for all tools used in the product life cycle;
  • Being automation driven over manual processes;

Develop strong DevOps mindset and culture by:

  • Sharing knowledge and best practices like Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment to the team and organisation so that we can enable the DevOps approach;
  • Helping the engineering teams to increase the deployment frequency and reduce the lead time for changes;


Promote technical leadership by:

  • Nurturing and monitoring the product technical excellence and high quality by working as a team;
  • Opening to experiment new and unconventional tech solutions;
  • Organizing the accumulated knowledge and information gained by the team, and making it available and easy to retrieve whenever needed by any team member, with an increase focus on the team process.

You need to have:

  • Solid knowledge of Cloud Computing (IaaS, PaaS) and/or virtualization;
  • Experience with public/private cloud infrastructure (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, Openstack) and/or with cloud platforms (e.g. Openshift, CloudFoundry);
  • Solid knowledge of Linux systems (e.g. RedHat Enterprise Linux/CentOS);
  • Understanding of scalable web application and microservice architecture;
  • Software development and testing skills (Go would be a big plus, Java, Python, unit tests, integration tests, etc.);
  • Scripting and programming knowledge and experience (e.g Shell Scripting, Python);
  • Good knowledge of network (load balancing, DNS) and security concepts;
  • Application security knowledge (secure software development practices);
  • Breaking down product management requirements into infrastructure changes;
  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Pro-active, detail oriented and capacity to handle many different types of tasks with prioritization;
  • Experience with planning, collaboration and reporting tools (e.g Jira, Trello, HipChat, Confluence, Excel);
  • Experience with configuration management and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g Terraform, Ansible);
  • Basic knowledge of database administration, modeling and querying;
  • Exposure to the Software Development Life Cycle, Continuous Integration and Delivery processes;
  • Knowledge of version control system (e.g Git – GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket);
  • Solid Linux containers knowledge (e.g Docker);
  • Experience with container orchestrators technologies (Kubernetes is a huge plus, Docker Swarm, etc).