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Platform Engineering Manager

  • Location: Minnetonka, MN
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 20-02911
  • Date: June 26, 2020
  • Job title:

Sarah Drill-Mellum

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Job Description - Platform Engineering Manager

Platform Architecture Manager

Direct Hire Opening!

Minnetonka, MN

Looking for someone to help lead a growing team within an exciting organization! Previous management experience is NOT required!

Position Overview:

  • Provide thought leadership and guidance around public cloud technologies
  • Enhance current methodologies around automation/orchestration, utilizing tools like Jenkins, Terraform, and other declarative IAC artifacts like Cloud Formation Templates
  • Develop service-based tools to create more efficiencies around technology requests
  • Create end-to-end team coverage of foundational technologies like DNS, all the way through graduated concepts like CICD processes around IAC artifacts
  • Act as liaison to other technical groups, bringing new concepts to bear in a way that engages the greater organization to adopt more modern methods of deploying platform technologies
  • Cultivate strategies around optimizing distributed applications in a multi-cloud deployment
  • Enhance cost-efficacy through various means, including auto scale technologies

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years of experience as a Platform or DevOps Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience as a senior engineer, team lead or manager
  • Must have experience working with AWS and/or GCP (Azure is a nice to have, but not required)
  • Must have hands on CICD and infrastructure-as-code experience
  • Orchestration experience, expressed through a variety of interpreted languages, such as Ruby or Python
  • Experience working with open source technologies
  • Must be a proven leader and can foster a collaborative and cohesive team environment
  • Must have excellent communication & problem-solving skills


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