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Platform Engineer

Automate platform management for distributed data systems at scale.
Washington DC
Senior
$110,000 - 180,000 USD / year
1 month ago
Raft

Raft

Raft is a niche-focused digital consulting firm that helps public agencies solve hard problems that impact the lives of millions of Americans

✨ About The Role

- The Platform Engineer role at Raft involves working with hybrid infrastructure developer platforms, deploying Kubernetes, and automating platform management - Responsibilities include developing platform APIs, hosting containerized applications, and collaborating closely with senior team members to advance mentoring capabilities - The role requires effective communication for internal interactions and a demonstrated understanding of modern microservices architectures and design patterns - The engineer will be involved in managing, reporting, and facilitating certification of access for all in-scope resources, including SaaS, AWS, Azure, CSS managed applications, tools, and systems - The position is based at Langley AFB, VA, with potential night/weekend support and up to 10% travel opportunities

⚡ Requirements

- Experienced platform engineer with a minimum of 5-8 years in the industry, particularly in developing containerized services and managing hybrid infrastructure developer platforms - Proficient in modern languages such as Java, Python, Go, NodeJS, etc., with a deep understanding of agile and lean software development philosophies - Skilled in building developer platform services and APIs that scale in production, utilizing cloud infrastructure providers like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud - Strong background in modern microservices architectures, design patterns, and resiliency techniques, with the ability to obtain a Security+ certification within the first 90 days of employment - Bachelor's degree in computer science, Mathematics, or equivalent technical degree, or equivalent industry experience
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Platform Engineer
Washington DC
$110,000 - 180,000 USD / year
Software
About Raft
Raft is a niche-focused digital consulting firm that helps public agencies solve hard problems that impact the lives of millions of Americans