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Software Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on July 29, 2021
Job Id #47804 Posted May 21, 2021

Ideal Background:

  • Someone familiar building scalable systems. I formal programming language (Java/Python) , not a UI guy… someone familiar with building backend services.

Team and Team size:

  • Team: US/India 50/50 +1 Ireland. Mix of about 50/50 App Devs vs Implementers, (code development vs project implementation)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop systems to liberate data from RDBMS platforms into a streaming architecture.
  • Work with automation and orchestration tools such as OpenShift, Jenkins, Ansible or other commercial PaaS offerings
  • Continually monitor industry developments in Cloud infrastructure developments, tools and products used in the cloud delivery model
  • Work with Software, Platform Engineering and Operations teams on the development and delivery of operational ready platforms
  • Work with log aggregation tools like Splunk and ELK
  • Design automated, resilient, scalable platform solutions.
  • Participate in development of automated delivery work flows using cloud automation and orchestration tools, Unix shell scripting and other deployment tools
  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis
  • Deliver the process and standards for developing new and exciting services for our customers
  • Develop integrations between vendor tool APIs and automation frameworks
  • Provide explanation and information to others on difficult issues
  • Coach, provide feedback and guide others
  • Identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • Support, design and improve on monitoring, alerting and tooling efforts
  • Maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each
  • Ability and willingness to augment current expertise with new open source or targeted vendor technologies

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 2+ year in platform engineering
  • 3+ years of Python or Java development
  • Experience in full life cycle activities
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Technical Skills
  • Experience working across fully automated stacks in a CI/CD ecosystem
  • Agile DevOps delivery model experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Kafka, Openshift, Java or Python development
  • Health care industry experience
  • Experience with distributed data stores at scale
  • Active in working with emerging technologies.
  • Experience working effectively across multiple functional areas in a matrixed environment
  • Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements
  • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves complex problems and/or conducts complex analyses
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks
  • Translates concepts into practice
  • Experience with Cassandra, Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Experience in agile environments (using tools like CA Agile Central)

Works hours flexible, daily standup is at 8:30 am


  • 30 min with me
  • Codility (Java or Python)
  • 1 hour panel interview technical

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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