Senior Platform Engineer

Minneapolis · Full-time

About The Position

Hi, we’re Gravie. We improve the way employers offer health benefits and provide employees coverage they can actually use. We’re looking for a Senior Platform Engineer who is experienced and effective to support our application infrastructure as we grow. Our ideal candidate is a highly motivated, goal-oriented, team-focused engineer with a passion for automating systems and infrastructure.

You will:

·      Write code to automate the creation and maintenance of distributed cloud infrastructure

·      Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information

·      Mentor and train other engineers throughout the company and continually improve processes

·      Design and implement proactive monitoring to ensure health, performance and security of our cloud infrastructure

·      Manage high availability and disaster recovery systems, procedures, and readiness

·      Work with development and testing teams to provide tools to support development and optimization of code

·      Produce high quality systems documents as necessary

·      Demonstrate commitment to our core competencies of being authentic, curious, creative and outcome oriented.

You bring:

·      Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

·      Experience with infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, or Google Deployment Manager

·      Experience with automated configuration management software (e.g., Salt, Puppet, cfengine, Chef)

·      Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux based environments

·      Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures

·      Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS

·      Experience with virtualization and containerization

·      Experience with monitoring systems

·      Solid Git and scripting skills (e.g. shell scripts, Python, Perl, Ruby, Groovy)

·      Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)

·      Passion for systems engineering and automation

·      Demonstrated project development and leadership skills

·      Professional work experience in team building and project managing

·      Excellent organization, documentation, and communication skills

·      Ability to learn new technologies quickly


This position is exempt.

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