Senior DevOps Platform Engineer

3+ months agoNew York, NY


Kforce has a client in search of a Senior DevOps Platform Engineer in New York, NY.Summary:Kforce is working with a growing Healthcare Tech firm. This is a remote consulting position that is offering benefits. Come join the firms Group's Platform Engineering team as a Lead Platform Engineer. Our team is building a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) that allows engineering teams to develop, build and deploy their services to production in minutes. If you are passionate about developer productivity, cloud native applications and container orchestration, this job is for you! Discover what it's like to be part of a fast-paced team dealing with challenging problems where self-motivated engineers can do the best work of their life.The Lead Platform Engineer is the Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the team that independently provides support, primarily in the areas of electronic trading & clearing applications in the customer facing environments. The candidate must have solid knowledge of application deployment/configuration, advanced Linux/Windows background and Java support experience to assist the team with support initiatives, to maintain & improve execution environment stability & reliability.Principal Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the vision, strategy, and drive execution for integrated security controls across Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) on a 24/7 team environment
  • Drive, design and build the next generation of PaaS platform end to end and across multiple layers of architecture
  • Acting as the technical subject matter expert: Mentoring fellow engineers, demonstrating technical expertise, and leading a small team solving problems


  • 5+ years of industry experience in DevSecOps architecture related to Continuous Integration/Delivery solutions & Platform Automation
  • Experience with DevSecOps tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Git, Ansible, CHEF in a cloud environment
  • Strong experience with Ruby, Perl, Python (Any one of them)
  • Balance of strategic and tactical skills and the ability to work on cross-functional teams
  • Experience working independently, as well as in a team environment, proactively driving initiatives and tasks while meeting agreed delivery timelines
  • Strong understanding on configuration management
  • Understanding of current and emerging technologies
  • Ability to provide effective and timely solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."