Platform Engineer

Talent Army

Our client, a rapidly growing SaaS company, works with scale like you've never seen before and are looking for an experienced Platform Engineer!

Our client, a rapidly growing SaaS company, works with scale like you’ve never seen before and are looking for an experienced Platform Engineer to join their team in their established Wellington office.

This team is critical to the ongoing success and stability of their core email platform. Their customers rely on the platform to send a combined 8 billion emails a month, along with handling 10K API requests per second. This is the type of role where you focus on the strategic direction and optimisations that have a positive impact on a product at scale. This role suits an experienced problem solver who can help make well informed decisions on what the most impactful opportunities are, and how to approach them. 

We are looking for someone who has experience with:

- Compiled and scripting languages like Java, Python and/or Php
- Configuration management and containerization platforms e.g. Kubernetes
- Balancing pragmatism and quality
- Cloud-first mindset. Ideally with AWS.
- Distributed systems
- Application performance monitoring
- Incident management, including authoring post mortems
- Collaboration with remote teams and great communication
- Strong collaborator and work well in a low-ego environment

Core Technologies

Java, PHP, Python, Javascript, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, AWS