Senior Platform Engineer

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO

Job posting number: #7071339

Posted: October 23, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

In this critical role on our Platform Engineering (PE) team, you will design, develop, build, operate and maintain technology platforms across various CU Boulder departments. The Platform Engineering team has adopted an Agile methodology, involving each team member in problem identification, solution development and post-production support. This position will work closely and collaboratively as part of a team, while providing leadership, subject matter expertise and a willingness to share your knowledge and grow the breadth of your experience.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
Who We Are
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is a dynamic organization, filled with energetic staff and students who aim to serve the campus and contribute to student success while supporting the University’s academic, research and service missions. We’re located in the heart of the beautiful CU Boulder campus. See what OIT is all about by watching This is OIT.

Based on our departmental goals and our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, OIT particularly welcomes applications from candidates whose knowledge, skills, and abilities and desire to contribute to an inclusive campus environment will help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Platform Engineering
Support the delivery, use and continuous improvement of platform services in the organization.
Design and build platform capabilities, incorporating necessary automations and configurations to ensure Agile delivery.
Support application teams with design and practical processes to consume a scalable and extensible infrastructure platform, including governance and operational models.
Design, develop, implement, and improve the CI/CD software pipeline to accelerate deployments, and improve security and auditability.
Be a great collaborator and an engineering leader by performing code reviews, mentoring other team members, and sharing your work and ideas with others.
Monitor application performance, designing and conducting platform and application tests and sharing metrics across the team.
Participate in the development and communication of DevOps principles and activities.
Troubleshoot development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
Participate in high availability and disaster recovery testing.
Create documentation to ensure seamless operation across the team and throughout OIT.
Provide consistent daily operational support of client environments, including break/fix/add/change/delete and health monitoring services.
Perform patching and upgrades during specific timeframes.
Review and monitor daily health statistics and system performance, and take action to remediate during operational support hours.
What We Can Offer
What We Can Offer
Base salary for the position is competitive and market-driven and will be commensurate with relevant background and experience.

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