Platform Engineer – Pittsburgh, PA

Title: Platform Engineer
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Skills: AWS SysOps
Type:  Direct Hire
Pay Rate: TBD based on experience
Duration: Direct
Start Date: ASAP


Platform Engineer

The Senior Platform Engineer will be assigned to work with one or more development project teams. In this role they will be expected to:

  • Support SCRUM teams in an Agile development environment.
  • The Platform Engineer will be responsible for building and managing end-to-end solutions within Amazon AWS Cloud environments.
  • The Platforms Engineer will be responsible for automating and deploying cloud infrastructure such as VPCs, Security Groups, EC2s, AWS Load Balancers, API Gateway etc. in support of approved initiatives.
  • Working with the Solutions Designer, Development Architect and third parties as appropriate, the engineer will be responsible for ensuring that a technical design document describing the technical architecture for the program/project is produced.
  • Understand the business and application requirements and translate into an Infrastructure solution.
  • Ensure that all technology selected for the program conforms to the organizations technical long term strategy.
  • Become a central point of understanding of the end-to-end technical architecture for the solution concerned.
  • Build IT Infrastructure solutions based on requirements making use of new and existing IT capabilities and services.
  • Support and build cloud compute, network & storage systems demonstrating an understanding of fundamental technologies.
  • Provide after-hours support as required to address system outages and perform system updates/upgrades/modifications.
  • Identify new processes or modify existing processes to improve efficiencies in the support and monitoring of the department’s production applications.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • 8 years plus experience in Platform Engineering
  • S. Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline is preferred.
  • MCSE, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, or AWS Certified Solutions Architect a plus
  • A broad understanding of enterprise-class technologies
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Amazon AWS technologies
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Windows based technologies
  • Experience integrating with the development teams to understand the application landscape and their interface to different systems in the IT landscape
  • Ability to communicate and to interact effectively with co-workers and customers is required.
  • Ability to work and adapt in a dynamic environment and recognize priority issues, escalating accordingly
  • Experience with creating standards and documentation
  • Ability to work both independently or as part of a project group, with time constraints
  • Strong customer service oriented; organizational and communication skills, positive and can-do attitude


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