Senior Platform Engineer

Senior Platform Engineer

31 Dec 2023
Missouri, Kansas city, 64114 Kansas city USA

Senior Platform Engineer

job summary:

Randstad Technologies is in search of a Senior Platform Engineer for an exciting opportunity with an industry leading emplyer. The Senior Platform will focuses on delivering platforms and improving developer experience. They will automate processes and develop self-service capabilities around infrastructure and application delivery. They help coach team members and serve as an escalation point for junior engineers.

location: KANSAS CITY, Missouri

job type: Permanent

salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Uses DevOps practices and thinking to guide automation efforts across infrastructure provisioning and application delivery and deployment activities. Works to increase deployment frequency, decrease failure change rate, decrease the mean time to recover (MTTR), and decrease lead time.
  • Writes and reviews code to provision infrastructure and deploy applications.
  • Focuses on customer service and using empathy to improve developer experience. Builds trust with teams to help advise them about new practices. Relentlessly works to eliminate pain points and remove process bottlenecks.
  • Breaks down work for other team members and assists with clarifying and articulating requirements. Comfortable with ambiguity and change.
  • Collaboratively assesses and evaluates tools that improve developer productivityespecially focusing on tools that are part of CI/CD processes that improve the speed and safety of deployment pipelines through the software development lifecycle.
  • Uses SLOs (service level objectives) to define SLIs (service level indicators) to observe application and infrastructure health. Uses that data for troubleshooting infrastructure and applications.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement.


  • Bachelor's degree computer science, management information systems or related field. Applicable years of experience maybe substituted for degree requirement.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience required
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure in AWS, GCP, or Azure. Prefer experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) tools like Terraform or Pulumi for provisioning resources.
  • Experience scripting tasks using Bash, Python, PowerShell, Go, or similar languages.
  • Experience with Git and workflows for reviewing and releasing code.
  • Experience with TCP/IP networking, DNS, and Certificate management
  • Experience with CI/CD processes and tools for building and deploying application code.
  • Experience administering and using Linux and Kubernetes
  • Able to perform IT work or leads team to perform work.
  • Good communication with team and customer.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 6 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

  • DevOps
  • AWS
  • Git
  • Linux
  • Cloud

  • Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

    At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

    For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

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