Platform Engineer

Job#: 2029480

Job Description:

Contributes to the design and implementation of a software engineering culture that unifies Application Development and Operations. Will assist in engineering solutions that maximize the throughput of code releases through automated, secure and portable tools and functions.
  • Participates in the analysis, design and development of technical specifications, programming, and testing of DevOps components.
  • Participates in design and scripting reviews to ensure that design and enterprise programming standards and guidelines are followed.  Assist with creating or updating the enterprise standards when gaps are identified.
  • Assists team members in issue resolution, scalability metrics, integration issues, and critical production issues as required.  
  • Follows technology best practices and standards and escalates any issues as they deem appropriate. Follows architecture and design best practices (as guided by the Senior Engineer, Lead DevOps Engineer & Architectural team).
  • Responsible for assisting in configuration and scripting to implement fully automated infrastructure provisioning, image builds, and instance deployment capabilities. 
  • Follows standard change control and configuration management practices.
  • Participates in 24-hour on-call rotation in support of the platform.

Required Skills/Qualifications
  • Drive and desire to automate repeatable processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication, as well as the willingness to collaborate with teams across the organization
  • Experience in DevOps practices, infrastructure, scripting/programming.
  • Linux/Unix OS experience
  • OpenShift experience
  • Kubernetes experience
Desired Skills/Qualifications
  • KCNA, CKA, and/or CKAD certification
  • Experience working with Kubernetes in an Enterprise environment
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies (eg. OpenStack, Azure, AWS, etc.), container concepts (eg. Docker), infrastructure deployment tools (eg. Ansible, Chef, Terraform), CI/CD tools (eg. ArgoCD, Jenkins, GitHub Actions)

























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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Okemos, MI, US

Job Type:
Infrastructure and Security

Date Posted:
May 15, 2024