Software Engineer Senior/Advanced

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Hybrid, Onsite

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Contract

|Job ID 67214|Posted Jun 17, 2024
JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Description
Looking for a DevOps engineer with an expertise in AWS serverless architecture and a passion for operational excellence.
Your proficiency in TypeScript, AWS CDK, Terraform, and GitLab CI/CD will be essential to ensure the highest standards of security, observability, and automation.
You will play a key role in maintaining peak availability and performance for mission critical applications.

The org believes in flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also recognizing the necessity of connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person.
Onsite work is an essential function of this position, and you are expected to be in the office 1 day per week for meetings and team collaboration, unless directed otherwise by your supervisor.

Overview of Core Responsibilities:
• Perform resolution of complex hardware, environmental software operating systems and subsystems. Oversee problem avoidance actions.
• Evaluate, recommend, and select new software/hardware.
• Prepare detailed specifications from which application programs will be written. Analyze and revise existing system logic and documentation as necessary.
• May authorize risk level changes and recommend solutions to minimize and/or prevent system interruption.
• Work with diverse technologies to design, build (code), test, debug, document, implement and maintain solutions and/or patterns for existing and new systems or hardware within the boundaries of existing standards, processes, or operational plans.
• Perform change and problem management using standard tools following system change management policies and procedures for software/hardware propagation to other platforms and/or environments. Ensure conformance with existing system capability. Measure performance to ensure proper operation.
• May lead highly technical/complex projects utilizing org System, or local staff and resources.
• Follow and ensure adherence to technical standards for programming and design techniques. May train technical staff on use of software /hardware tools in accordance with required standards and procedures. Contributes to development and revision of department standards and procedures.
• Monitor compliance with internal audit requirements and Information Security Manual guidelines.

Overview of Advanced, SE position Responsibilities:
• Provide leadership, mentoring, and assists in the facilitation of team management by directing the work of, and setting technical direction for, other team members in an open, positive, and collaborative manner.
• Perform resolution of complex and critical hardware, environmental software operating systems and subsystems. Lead efforts in problem avoidance actions.
• Provide cross functional leadership by influencing technology decisions across the org.
• Develop problem resolution for application software or hardware as needed. Conduct research and testing to determine cause and makes necessary corrections.
• Evaluate, recommend, and select new software/hardware. Reviews existing system logic and makes recommendations to documentation as necessary.
• Prepare detailed specifications from which applications programs will be written. Analyze and revise existing system logic and documentation as necessary.
• Work with diverse technologies to design, build (code), test, debug, document, implement and maintain solutions and/or patterns for existing and new systems or hardware within the boundaries of existing standards, processes, or operational plans.
• Perform change and problem management using standard tools following system change management policies and procedures for software/hardware propagation to other platforms and/or environments. Ensures conformance with existing system capability. Measures performance to ensure proper operation.
• May authorize high risk level changes and recommend solutions to minimize and/or prevent system interruption.
• Lead critical and highly technical/complex projects utilizing org System, or local staff and resources.
• Follow and ensure adherence to technical standards for programming and design techniques.
• Train technical staff on use of software /hardware tools in accordance with required standards and procedures. Contribute to development and revision of department standards and procedures.
• Ensure compliance with internal audit requirements and Information Security Manual guidelines.

Key/Essential Skills and Experience applicable at both the Senior and the Advanced Engineer levels:
1. Experience building scalable and resilient serverless applications in AWS.
2. Proficiency in TypeScript, AWS CDK, Terraform, and GitLab.
3. Skilled in optimizing application performance, costs, and observability.
4. Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines for streamlined builds.
5. Ability to implement robust security and compliance measures to protect data and maintain regulatory standards.

To be considered for the Senior Engineer Position, you must meet one of the education and years of experience:
• AA degree and 8 years of directly relevant work experience.
• Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of directly relevant work experience.
• MA degree and 4 years of directly relevant work experience.

To be considered for the Advanced Engineer Position, you must meet one of the education and years of experience:
• AA degree and 11 years of directly relevant work experience.
• Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of directly relevant work experience.
• MA degree and 6 years of directly relevant work experience.

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments.  For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. The pay range for this role is $81 - $91 per hour. This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. 
 

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 us.

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