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Platform Engineer
Minneapolis, MN  |  Remote, Hybrid, Onsite
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Applied on March 26, 2023
Job Id #61997 Posted February 22, 2023

Platform engineer or Tech Lead or Tech Engineer or Developer 
  •  Min Experience 3 Years with Expertise of implementation (Expertise matters a lot, we might approve less experience)
  •  Well versed with SDLC concepts
  •  Working with cross functional teams like Business Management, Architects, operations and QA
  •  Strong programming & problem solving skills
  •  Ability to think from a business perspective
  •  Agile team player with interpersonal communication skills
  •  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Mandatory Skills & Traits:
  •  Expertise in JAVA/J2EE programming language utilizing Spring framework.
  •  Experience in working on Multithreaded Systems.
  •  Strong Experience RESTful services with security/availability/performance aspects being thorough
  •  Exposure to Unit testing framework like TestNG, JUnit.
  •  Good knowledge on system design and various design patterns
  •  Strong systems fundamentals related to performance, scale and factors inside/outside the JVM that impact the system.
  •  Expertise on GIT and Maven usage.
  •  Experience in working in Agile methodologies
  •  Experience in continuous integration
  •  Experience in Micro Services development.
  •  Containerization technologies - Kubernetes or Docker
  •  Sound knowledge on Object oriented programming concepts
  •  Strong experience with SQL databases (procedures, triggers, etc.)
  •  Expertise in Unix commands.
  •  Common Sense, communication and articulation skills
  •  Problem Solving Skills, Debugging Production issues. Experience does not matter.
  •  Do not need a tech lead. Hands on Experience - No Theory. Certifications are not mandatory
Mandatory Experience:
  •  Java 8 (minimum) required
  •  building websites/services
  •  60% hands on coding 40% leading and coordinating offshore team/attending meetings with the business/basic java architecture/gathering requirements form business
  •  Security: experience with making services like Resftul web services secure
  •  Strong design pattern experience
  •  Unit testing- at the very least (heavy testing on this team)
Highly Preferred Skills and Experiences:
  •  Exposure in any Actor based framework like akka
  •  Exposure to working in a cloud/distributed environment
  •  Front End Development, Javascript, React (nice to have, but not necessary)
  •  Candidates should have coordinated and developed alongside offshore team previously

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