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Senior Platform Engineer AWS

Cox Automotive
Sacramento , California 95827
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The Platform Engineer is responsible for evangelizing and providing technical expertise related to specific applications, helping to define business requirements, designing and developing customizations, conversions and interfaces. The Platform Engineer plays a role in application analysis, design, configuration and support, providing advice and guidance, and monitoring emerging technologies.

Assists in the definition of end user requirements, functionality specifications, and deliverables for specific platform and provides estimates for work effort required.
  • Designs new and modifies existing customizations, conversions and interfaces as necessary. 
  • Designs dashboards, correlation rules, alerts and reports.
  • Maintains all technical deliverables including technical design specifications and documentation of all configuration changes.
  • Works with software test engineers to provide testing frameworks.
  • Identifies single point of failure and operational gaps and weaknesses and develops plans for remediation and improvements.
  • Configures and tests specific platform software to meet business needs. 
  • Develops new and modifies existing customizations, conversions and interfaces.
  • Creates dashboards, correlation rules, alerts and reports.
  • Works with vendor, as necessary, on implementation activities.
  • Works with release engineers to deploy all changes to production environment for assigned applications.
  • Plans for and manages the upgrade cycle for the platform.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Working experience in design, development, and implementation of software systems
  • Working experience in specific platform technology
  • Working experience with 3rd party software implementations and 3rd party integration.
  • Working experience with specific platform’s capabilities and limitations and can clearly communicate those to customers
  • Working experience with leading teams through cross-functional projects
  • Working experience with the following types of tools:
  • Provisioning: Packer, Terraform or other (e.g. CloudFormation, etc.)
  • Config management: (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Anisible, Salt)
  • Source Management: GitHub or other(e.g. Bit Bucket, etc.)
  • Deploy Artifact: Artifactory or others (e.g. Nexus, etc.)
  • CD/CI: Jenkins, Golang, Circle CI, etc.
  • At least one scripting language (e.g. Powershell, Bash, Ruby, PHP, Python)
  • Monitoring/Instrumentation: New Relic, Nagios, Splunk, Elk
  • Operating Systems:Windows (2003+) and Linux variants
  • Platforms:AWS, VMWare
  • Experience with software development/deployment in a SaaS environment
  • Experience working in an Agile software development


  • Working experience of analysis, design and programming
  • Working experience of application lifecycle methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative)

5 – 8 years of working experience

  • Database Server knowledge/experience
  • Container services such as Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with Java & .net build tools such as Ant, Maven, Gant, Gradle, NAnt, etc.
  • Agile tools such as Rally, Jira


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