Senior Platform Engineer- Escazu, Costa Rica- Hybrid

If you’re a self-starter, that likes a challenge and looking for an exciting new Senior Platform Engineer role where you will have a real influence and impact on Cloud Infrastructure design, this is the role for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly skilled, high-functioning team, forming an essential part of a rapidly expanding global business within the technology and financial services space.
 
CloudPay is towards the end of migrating its data centre hosted services to AWS and is in the early stages of formulating its public cloud tech strategy to keep scaling and make best use of the technology now at its disposal. With a company growing at 30% for 5 years straight, we find ourselves at an inflexion point in our technology stacks and IT organizational structure. CloudPay’s engineering teams build very sophisticated software using open-source technologies with the majority being in Java. We now operate in AWS and are closing out our DC usage. Our systems engineers play a crucial role in the design, building and maintenance of all our software and services.
 
CloudPay builds, deploys and operates half a dozen customer facing services and many more backend services across 1000+ Linux hosts and AWS-managed services. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of Linux Systems is strong with scripting in various languages, working with AWS and is a strong study of new technology.
 
Daily Responsibilities:
  • Provision and maintain secure cloud infrastructure
  • Partner with scrum teams to deliver software releases
  • Build and manage secure automated systems
  • Maintain complete and comprehensive documentation
  • Manage logging, monitoring and alerting systems
  • Support incidents as they occur and work with teams on preventing future incidents
  • Work closely with engineers across all teams in different parts of the world

Attributes and Experience Required:
  • 3+ years in a similar role
  • Good documentation and communications skills
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with agile teams
  • Keen sense of ownership and drive, delivering on what you and your team have agreed on
  • A good understanding of the following concepts and standard practices:
    • GitOps and ITIL
    • IT security; GDPR, encryption at-rest/in-transit, patching, least-privilege
    • Networking; VPNs, Transit Gateways, routing, DNS, firewalls
  • Experience working with complex and, sometimes, tightly coupled systems
  • Strong experience with the following technology:
    • BASH
    • Puppet and Foreman
    • Rundeck
    • Terraform and AWS
    • Containerisation and microservice architecture 

Package and Benefits:
  • Competitive annual salary and benefits package
  • 15 vacation days plus public holidays
  • Birthday leave
  • Flexible remote working
  • Private Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Friendly working environment

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