Kenzan works with a wide range of clients in different industries to help them build out scalable platforms and infrastructure as code.
We work to understand the nature of their business, the challenges they face and how they are attempting to apply platform as a service as part of the solution.
We also work with our partners in the open source community on projects like Spinnaker to build a better experience for all users.
At Kenzan, we create elegant software solutions that capture the eye and imagination. We pride ourselves on our kind and collaborative approach to difficult problems.
If you are interested in joining our community of passionate and creative people, we’d like to hear from you.
What we’ll expect from you. We are looking for a Platform Engineer to help us continue to build a Platform As A Service on top of AWS using the NetflixOSS tool stack.
The work involves building out and supporting development activities as well as building and documenting all aspects of the runtime platform to be handed off to operations and monitoring groups.
Some qualifications we are looking for.
Cloud & Automation
Experience with one or more IAAS providers AWS (preferred), GCP or Azure
Experience with one or more provisioners Terraform, Ansible, Chef or Puppet
Familiarity with containers / orchestration tools Docker, ECS and Kubernetes
Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI / CD)
Experience with one or more integration tools Spinnaker, Jenkins 2 or Bamboo
Experience with one or more source control tools Git / Github or Stash / Bitbucket
Experience with build tools Maven (preferred), Gradle, Make or GCC
Experience with packaging tools Yarn, NPM, RPM or FPM
Experience building, installing, configuring, and patching software By Hand
Working knowledge of artifact repositories Nexus or Artifactory
Familiarity with discovery tools - Consul (preferred) or Etcd
Experience with virtual networking VPC, Subnets, Firewalling, Routing and NAT
Working knowledge of load balancers Elastic (ELB), Application (ALB) or other
Working knowledge of domain services Route 53 or Bind
Working knowledge of proxy services LinkerD, Varnish, Squid, or Nginx
Familiarity with security best practices AWS and OWASP
Familiarity with access / identity tools IAM, SSO, SAML / OAuth, AD or LDAP
Familiarity with secrets management Vault (Hashicorp) or S3
Software & Frameworks
Familiarity with app frameworks NetflixOSS, NodeJS, Spring or Reactive
Experience with runtime environments Linux / Ubuntu and MacOS
Experience with command shells Bash and / or Powershell
Experience with HTTP and RESTful request / response flow
Understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
Understanding of 12 Factor Apps (12FA)
Understanding of what is required to be Cloud Native (CN)
Understanding of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
A bachelor’s degree in a related area and 2-4 years of experience in the field OR 4-6 years of experience in the field
Availability to travel for client engagements, as needed (up to 25% listed for high travel position)
What you can expect from us. We offer a competitive salary, health benefits, and a 401K plan. Join our collaborative working environment with lots of natural light, and everything you need to be your best.
Mentorship, and opportunities to grow and learn
Collaboration with experienced professionals
A supportive and non-competitive community
Best-of-breed tools for resource management including your choice of machine (most of us use MacBook Pros or Lenovos running Ubuntu)
Exposure to projects in a variety of different technology environments : web, TV and mobile, front- and back-end design, cloud infrastructure, DevOps, and Platform as a Service utilizing proprietary platforms and back-
end administrative systems
A commitment to your professional growth, including a stipend for coursework and professional development resources