Principal Platform Engineer

IBM
March 09, 2024
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Your Role and Responsibilities

Octo, an IBM company, is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of technical solutions for the federal government. At Octo, we specialize in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government's most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

You

As a Principal Platform Engineer at Octo, you shall have senior software engineering experience building and operating hybrid-infrastructure developer platforms (private and commercial cloud infrastructure) at an Individual Contributor Level. A successful candidate has prior experience deploying Kubernetes in multiple ways and supporting automation of platform management at enterprise scale. The engineer shall have experience developing platform APIs that make common software operations scalable and repeatable. The engineer will feel comfortable maintaining the underlying services required to host containerized applications.

Us

We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking, agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client's missions.

Program Mission

Provide macro-level architectural solutions of a multi-region hybrid infrastructure (on-prem and commercial cloud), a cross-cutting application and integration architecture, and a data management and analytics architecture. This effort will provide the Air Force with feature strategic team members integrated with the Kessel Run teams to support a culture of continuous improvement across the teams. Focus on providing DevSecOps software engineering expertise, Kubernetes infrastructure, and multi-region platform services that help modernize Legacy software systems and supporting external DoD software initiatives.

Years of Experience : 12 years of experience or more

Education : Bachelor's Degree in a Technical Discipline - Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent technical degree; or equivalent industry experience

Clearance : US Citizen with active (or inactive) DoD Secret security clearance

Introduction

As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Primarily remote, but must be able to work on-site as needed at Hanscom AFB 2-3 days per week
  • Three-plus (3+) years of experience developing production software leveraging modern languages (including: Java, Python, Go, NodeJS, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of modern microservices architectures, design patterns, resiliency techniques, and optimizations
  • Five-plus (5+) years of experience leading teams building and developing containerized services deployed in production on orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes, Mesos, Swarm, etc.
  • Five-plus (5+) years of experience building developer platform services and APIs that scale in production.
  • Five-plus (5+) years of experience building production services using Cloud Infrastructure Providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Three-plus (3+) years of experience with agile and lean software development philosophies
  • Three-plus (3+) years of experience in Identity and Access Lifecycle Management Operations and Controls
  • Manage, report, and facilitate certification of access for all in-scope resources (including SaaS, AWS, Azure, CSS managed applications, tools, and systems)
  • One-plus (1+) years of experience working with relational and/or non- relational databases e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch etc.
  • Two-plus (2+) years of demonstrated experience with modern version control systems such as Git, Subversion, Mercurial, etc.
  • Within 90 days of onboarding personnel, CompTIA Security+ CE or other DoD 8570 IAT II certification
  • Clearance : US Citizen with active (or inactive) DoD Secret security clearance
  • Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Effective communication skills to interact with various stakeholders internal and external to the organization.
  • Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    Preferred Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    About Business Unit

    IBM Consulting is IBM's consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients' businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

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    IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

    Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

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    Other Relevant Job Details

    IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to: - Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being - Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs - Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law - Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals - Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year. This position was posted on the date cited in the key job details section and is anticipated to remain posted for 21 days from this date or less if not needed to fill the role. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. US Citizenship Required.

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    IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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