Director of Platform Engineering
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Platform Engineering to join our dynamic and innovative team. As the Director of Platform Engineering, you will play a crucial role in leading and driving the development and maintenance of our platform infrastructure. You will be responsible for overseeing a team of talented engineers, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring the scalability, reliability, and performance of our platform. This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about leveraging technology to deliver exceptional products and services. Responsibilities
- Lead and manage a team of platform engineers, providing guidance, mentoring, and support to foster professional growth and development.
- Develop and execute the platform engineering strategy, aligning it with business objectives and driving innovation and continuous improvement.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product and delivery management, to understand requirements, set priorities, and deliver high-quality solutions.
- Define and implement best practices, standards, and processes for platform engineering, ensuring scalability, reliability, security, and performance.
- Evaluate and select appropriate technologies, tools, and frameworks to enhance the platform's capabilities and efficiency.
- Monitor and analyze system performance and reliability metrics, identifying areas for optimization and implementing necessary measures.
- Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability within the company and the team.
- Bachelor's degree/MS in Computer Science, Physics, Math, etc
- Proven 5+ years of experience in a leadership role with a track record of successfully delivering large-scale, highly available platforms.
- Strong technical expertise in platform engineering, including architecture design, cloud technologies, microservices, containerization, and scalability
- Solid understanding of DevOps principles and practices, CI/CD pipelines, and infrastructure-as-code concepts
- Experience managing and leading a team of engineers, promoting a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
- Demonstrated ability to drive innovation, adapt to changing business needs, and lead through complexity and ambiguity.
- Competitive compensation package
- World-class benefits package
- Flexible working hours - please, have a healthy work/life balance
- We will provide you with anything you need to work effectively and be productive: technics, workplace, educational courses, access to conferences
- Exposure to industry thought leaders