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Senior Principal Engineer, Cloud Platform Services
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

Senior Principal Engineer, Cloud Platform Services

Location: San Francisco, CA- United States

Job ID: 18WD30229

Position Overview

Do you have a passion for building cloud platform solutions? Do you thrive in delivering distributed, scalable and resilient systems? If this sounds like you, read on!

The Subscriber Platform Group (SPG) - Shared Services team is looking for a highly motivated, seasoned engineer to build out Cloud Platform Services. You will be part of a team that conceptualizes, designs, builds, deploys, manages and supports cloud platform tools, frameworks and services to enable engineering teams to deliver business value faster with performance, availability, security and scalability.

* Responsibilities
* Architect, design, develop, maintain and support Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) frameworks, tools, services and libraries leveraging public cloud infrastructures
* Build automation tools and frameworks for on-demand deployment environments, application definition, infrastructure provisioning and microservices management
* Develop self-service capabilities for platform components and transparent platform-level features to address cross-cutting concerns
* Provide strong technical leadership to the team and demonstrate end-to-end technical ownership of the solution
* Collaborate with Architects, DevOps Engineers, Engineering Managers, Product Managers and Engineers across the organization to deliver a comprehensive solution
* Perform code reviews, design reviews and provide constant feedback to the team
* Evaluate new tools and technologies through POCs and propose solutions for implementation
* Champion and implement strong software development principles and best practices: Test-driven development (TDD), CI/CD, code refactoring, coding standards, etc.
* Document best practices, guides, systems design, reference architectures and implementations
* Identify industry best practices and keep up with the latest developments and trends
* Coach, mentor and cross-train team members

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
* 12 Years of professional software engineering experience in building large-scale distributed systems
* Strong hands-on experience in developing applications in one or more language stacks: Java, Python, Go
* Strong experience in building platform-level shared libraries, frameworks, components, tools and services
* Strong understanding of object-oriented programming, service-oriented architectures, microservices and design patterns
* Strong hands-on experience in one or more of Containers and Container Orchestration frameworks: Docker, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Amazon ECS, Amazon EKS, AWS Fargate, etc.
* Strong hands-on knowledge of one or more of Infrastructure-as-Code tools and technologies: Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Packer, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

* 5 Years of experience in public cloud infrastructures: AWS preferred
* Experience with Service Mesh, Service Discovery, Routing tools and technologies: Istio, Consul, ZooKeeper, zuul, linkerd, envoy
* Experience with Metrics, Monitoring & Alerting tools: Catchpoint, Sensu, Prometheus, Nagios, Zabbix, InfluxDB, Graphite, Grafana, AWS CloudWatch, Datadog
* Experience with APM tools: New Relic, Dynatrace
* Experience with Log Management tools: ELK stack, Splunk
* Experience with secrets management, certificates, encryption and keys: Vault, AWS KMS
* Experience with CI/CD, DevOps and Pipeline-As-Code: Jenkins
* Exposure to Configuration Management Tools: Chef, Puppet
* Exposure to Function-as-a-Service, AWS Lambda, Serverless
* Experience with Agile software development and Scrum methodology

The Ideal Candidate

* Highly motivated
* Self-directed and fast learner
* Demonstrated experience in delivering end-to-end solutions
* Demonstrated experience in working with large-scale distributed systems

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