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ID #44693258
State Minnesota
City Plymouth
Job type Contract
Salary TBD
Source Tanson Corp
Showed 2022-08-08
Date 2022-08-08
Deadline 2022-10-07
Category Et cetera
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C2H - (2) - Platform S/w Engineer, Kong API Gateway (Java, Docker, CI/CD, Cloud, Terraform) - Remote

Minnesota, Plymouth, 55441 Plymouth USA
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Description: Platform Software Engineer, Kong API Gateway PROJECT: This role will focus on continuing the evolution of the client API Security, Certification and automation platform, Stargate. Stargate provides centralized, self-service API gateway for client applications as well as cataloging and quality assurance tools. Immediate efforts for the project focus on expanding API Gateway space into a multi cloud environment. LOCATION: Open to fully remote. Cannot provide sponsorship upon conversion. IDEAL BACKGROUND: Proficient in at least one modern programming language (Python/Java/C/LUA) Experience with the an API gateway Experience running containerized workloads Experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery TOP REQUIREMENTS: API Gateways; Nginx/OpenResty/Kong or equivalent Java/Python/LUA Familiar with container platforms and containerization (docker) CI/CD Jenkins, Ansible Public cloud platforms - Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform Public cloud automation tools - Terraform What experience will set candidates apart from one another? Direct support of an API Gateway. Experience both with networking and software development Security background TEAM STRUCTURE: Full team consists of 12 platform engineers, 1 manager. INTERVIEW PROCESS: a. How many rounds? 2 b. Video vs. phone? Video c. How technical will the interviews be? High level technical, no algorithm tests, whiteboarding, etc What experience will set candidates apart from one another? Experience with API Gateway Administration ## Primary Responsibilities Part of an on-call support rotation to handle support issues working with application teams to troubleshoot and fix issues. Design, modify, develop, write and implement software programming applications in support of the API Gateway. Participate in the testing process through test review and analysis, and skilled in Agile development methodologies, including unit testing and continuous integration. Working on an Agile team, participating in Scrum ceremonies and working as a team to fix bugs and work on new features for Kong API Gateway and supporting applications. Customer interaction providing support for Gateway issues by reading Splunk logs and troubleshooting the network stack. Developing Plugins and features into Kong API Gateway product and contributing back to open source. Enhancing monitoring/alerting of application using Splunk and Grafana/Prometheus. Troubleshooting of network issues using Splunk and working with other teams such as Firewall, F5, and private cloud teams. Responsible for large and more complex components, while influencing overall product architecture and patterns. Influences the team designs and solutions. Mentors software engineers through code reviews, and hands on design sessions. ## Required Qualifications Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in Software Engineering 2+ year in platform engineering 2+ year software development or engineering Experience in full software lifecycle activities Experience with Agile methodology Experience operationalizing larger products ## Preferred Qualifications OSI L4 and L7 networking knowledge, TCP/IP, TLS, IP/DNS Kong/OpenResty API Gateway Java/Python/LUA development Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems Solves complex problems and/or conducts complex analyses Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks Experience with Cassandra, Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana Experience working in agile environment CI/CD leveraging Github/Docker/Jenkins Direct API Gateway knowledge including Nginx, OpenResty/Kong System Reliability Engineering practices Familiar with HTTP and REST API best practices Administration of Cassandra

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