Platform Engineer

Posted on August 30, 2017 by .

TITLE: Platform Engineer

We are looking for a Platform Engineer. We think about how to scale teams and data. If this intrigues you, we are looking for skilled individuals who love to think about big data, write high-quality testable code, and employ the craft of software development. We need motivated developers who are excited about working in an open, highly collaborative, agile environment with a leading edge technology stack.


  • Design and build software for our core platform to support high-volume, low-latency, distributed multi-tenant architecture.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional product and engineering teams to define, code, and deploy product requirements.
  • Execute performance tuning in a high-volume, concurrent, distributed environment.

Technologies We Use

  • Deployment stack
    • AWS (EC2, RDS, EMR, Lambdas)
    • Docker
    • Mesos
    • Marathon
    • Zookeeper
    • ChatOps with hubot
  • Programming languages
    • Java
    • Scala
    • Python
  • Protocol stack
    • Finagle
    • Finatra
    • Protobuf
    • RESTful web services
  • Data stack
    • Postgresql
    • HDFS
    • Spark
    • ElasticSearch
  • Important libraries
    • Akka
    • Spring
    • Hibernate/JDBI/Flyway


  • A BS/MS in Computer Science, Physics or Math OR equivalent.
  • Solid experience with scaling high availability systems and heavy Web traffic
  • Strong platform/JVM experience
  • Solid understanding of OOP principles and design patterns like Singleton, Abstract Class, Factor, IOC Containers, etc.
  • A solid understanding of TDD environments and automated testing concepts
  • Experience with concurrency, relational databases, RESTful web services, test-first development, and Agile methodologies.
  • Strong API experience is a MUST

Bonus Points

  • Postgres, Groovy, Maven/SBT, and Git
  • Machine learning strategies and concepts
  • Real world usage of statistical analysis to evaluate null hypothesis


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