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Senior Software Engineer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on July 25, 2021
Job Id #48609 Posted June 24, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • This is a key technical role within the AI Platform and Transformation Engineering leadership team.
  • The team works on a ground-breaking Azure based platform that enables & accelerates public cloud-based AI Engineering, Model Operations, DataOps, and massive-scale analytics services.

Ideal Background:

  • The idea candidate will have experience working with Enterprise application development (Java, Spring boot, Docker, Kubernetes/Openshift), Infrastructure as code (Terraform, Azure Resource Manager) and Azure (or any other public cloud offerings).
  • Healthcare experience is beneficial, but not a requirement.

Top Requirements:

  • a. Java – 4-5 years
  • b. Cloud experience, preferably Azure – 2 years
  • c. Spring framework – 2 years.

Team and Team size:

  • 5-7 Developers, 1 product owner and 1 delivery lead

Top Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and quality leadership for an agile engineering team responsible for building and supporting Public Cloud-based tools and services supporting AI and machine learning model development, Model Ops, and Data Ops.
  • Drive delivery on a roadmap that helps transform analytic capabilities by combining access to the right tools and scalable computing with healthcare expertise and industry leading data assets.
  • Work directly with Analytics/Data Science, Engineering, and Business leaders to identify and support AI platform and transformation opportunities.
  • Partner with analytics, engineering, and business leaders to tool and refine best practices for driving analytic model quality, sustainability, and reliability.
  • Lead by example in quickly in delivering high-value, quality software through the DevOps practices such as automate first and everything-as-code best practices.
  • Ensure application availability and stability with dev-ops best practices for rapid problem triage and resolution.
  • Continuously grow the maturity of the teams agile and engineering practices to improve time, quality, and value to market
  • Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry, evaluating emerging software technologies and evangelising their adoption

Skills/attributes Required

  • Experience delivering software and services Public and/or Private Cloud platforms (Azure preferred), particularly automated provisioning, management, and monitoring of services including use of technologies such as Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Recent experience with java-based web service development, using Spring Boot, RESTful web services, or similar
  • Experience working with container orchestration using Docker, OpenShift/Kubernetes.
  • Software development experience including JavaScript and Python is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to practically apply software automation to engineering problems including builds/packaging/deployment, testing, and operations automation
  • Demonstrated proficiency and success in applying automation (e.g. deployment, testing, monitoring, data/event management) in product development and operations contexts

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • A history of contributing to open source projects and otherwise actively contributing to open source communities (strongly preferred)
  • Prior data science experience including development, training, and deployment of AI/ML models is highly beneficial (preferred)
  • Knowledge of businesses, critical enterprise platforms, and their related analytic needs is beneficial

Working Time:

  • 9am-5pm CDT time.

Interview Process:

  • How many rounds?
    • 2-3 rounds.

  • Video, phone, or in person?
    • Video

  • How technical will the interviews be?
    • There will be 1 technical round that may need some hands-on coding exercise, and/or technical questions and delving into the candidate's technical experience.

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