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Platform Engineer
Posted on 7/6/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Celery
Data Science
Development Operations (DevOps)
Django
Docker
Linux/Unix
Postgres
RabbitMQ
Terraform
Kubernetes
Python
Requirements
  • Excellent Linux skills. Our services run on Linux, so you'll need to be confident administering and troubleshooting Ubuntu and/or CentOS
  • Good experience with AWS. We use a lot of different AWS services and not just the standard few
  • Terraform experience. We use Terraform Enterprise to roll out changes to our cloud
  • Python and Django (or equiv. Web framework)
  • PostgreSQL, or similar RDBMS, particularly in Amazon RDS
  • A good understanding of troubleshooting distributed systems
  • Experience managing and supporting a large scale internet facing service
  • This position is open candidates residing in the US. Central and Eastern time zones strongly preferred
  • Networking knowledge, particularly routing and VPNs
  • An awareness of security processes and DevOps security tools
  • Experience with RabbitMQ, or other messaging queues
  • Celery and async processing
  • Docker and Kubernetes. We use Amazon EKS
  • An understanding of Data Science / Big Data tooling and methods
Responsibilities
  • Identify, design and lead on initiatives that help us scale
  • Support, maintain and expand our AWS infrastructure
  • Ensure our systems and services are both reliable and performant
  • Collaborate with Developers on new features and services
  • Work with the Security team to ensure that the platform is secure
  • Help solve interesting and difficult problems. There's a great opportunity for disruption in the global energy market
Octopus Energy

501-1,000 employees

Cloud-based renewable energy service
Company Overview
Octopus Energy is on a mission to transform energy globally, faster and cheaper than anyone imagined. They are are relentless in driving the smart grid technologies that'll deliver cheaper green electricity to fuel our homes, businesses, cars and heating.