Major Tasks, Responsibilities And Key Accountabilities
Delivery & Execution: Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions. Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met.
Writes custom code or scripts to do "destructive testing" to ensure adequate resiliency in production.
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively. Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, or engineering empowerment
Identifies product enhancements (client-facing or technical) to create a better experience for the end users.
Identifies unsecured code areas and implements fixes as they are discovered with or without tooling.
Identifies, implements, and shares technical solutions that can be used across the organization.
Creates and architects foundational code elements that can be reused many times by a product.
Creates meaningful architecture diagrams and other documentation needed for security reviews or other interested parties.
Defines Service Level Objectives for product to constantly measure their reliability in production and help prioritize.
Support & Enablement: Fields questions from other product teams or support teams.
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams.
Provides application support for software running in production.
Proactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for products.
Learning: Participates in and leads learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice).
Learns, through reading, tutorials, and videos, new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations.
Attends conferences and learns how to apply new technology.
NATURE AND SCOPE
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ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Mastery of a modern scripting language (preferably Python), a modern web application framework such as Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, and Node.js, writing SQL queries against a relational database,a version control systems (preferably Git)
Proficient in a CI/CD toolchain, destructive testing methodologies and tools, a cloud computing platform and the associated automation patterns they provide, production systems design including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance, Efficiency, and Security, defensive coding practices and patterns for high-availability, modern microservice-based architectures and methodologies, successful application of design patterns, test-driven development and effective unit test creation, a NoSQL database, query optimization and troubleshooting, effective data modeling within both SQL and NoSQL databases, designing and implementing RESTful web services.
Experience in working with 12-factor methodology and understanding its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members.
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