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Software Platform Engineer

Boston, MA
Description:

We are looking for a Software Platform Engineer that has a strong interest in system design, automation and implementation.The core responsibility of this role is to ensure our systems scale, are fault-tolerant, and well communicated in order to bridge the gaps between hardware, users and systems. You will have the opportunity to work on cloud-based e-commerce applications, vehicle management systems, and implement DevOps best practices. On a day to day basis you will research, present, and choose the best technologies to build our development, and testing, environments. You will be involved in all aspects of the development process from inception to deployment as well as scaling our core development environment. The Software Platform Engineer will influence and drive software development best practices for the team and organization.

Requirements:
 •5 + years of experience developing and delivering scalable, complex applications in Linux focused environments 
• Strong knowledge and significant work experience in OOP using Python, Go, C, or Javascript 
• Solid knowledge of DevOps, security, risk management and standardization best practices 
• Strong CS fundamentals including algorithmic complexity, OO vs functional design, and tabs vs. spaces
• Familiarity with Unix shell scripting, ssh, vim/Emacs, and able to edit files remotely through a terminal 
• Experience configuring and managing messaging systems such as RabbitMQ, Celery, or Amazon SQS 
• Experience deploying and maintaining databases including MySQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch
• Configuring and maintaining a web server using NGINX, Apache, or Node.js. Additional​ ​Qualifications
• BS/MS degree in a STEM discipline, or related field
• Practice secure software development fundamentals and follow priorities in the security fields 
• Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Proactive team player, with exceptional time management and communication skills 
• Knowledge of container and configuration management technologies such as Docker, Vagrant, Puppet, Chef, and Cloud Foundry
• Experience with systems level interfaces managing and configuring drivers
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