Senior Platform Engineer

Engineering Full-Time ALL US, United States ReqID:4751


As Platform Engineer you will be part of the Product SRE team responsible for owning the product reliability vision at Envestnet.  As you learn the Envestnet applications you’ll leverage that knowledge to support development teams and string together many different foundational technologies into an overall software solution. You will make heavy use of automation for operational tasks, support on call coverage, and focus remaining time on project work for continuous improvement.

Product SRE Responsibilities

  • Partner with Platform SRE to develop and evolve automation, including infrastructure as code, configuration management, monitoring, and deployment
  • Partner with Development Engineering to design scalability, resiliency, and ease of deployment into products and applications for both existing products and new products
  • Provide an escalation point for developers, data analysts, product, customer service, and non-Data Utility stakeholders
  • Deliver 24x7 operations and support of Envestnet products and applications
  • Drive continuous improvement through new projects and process excellence
  • Own the relationship with Product and Customer Service teams to ensure that Envestnet meets or exceeds business objectives and customer expectations
  • Manage the migration of products and applications to the cloud
  • Own compliance audits, including SOX, SOC1, SOC2, and security
  • Contribute to and integrate with the team’s internal Open-Source framework
  • Deliver and evolve SLI, SLO, SLA for specific products and applications
  • Stay ahead of changing technologies through targeted R&D initiatives

Candidate Requirements (Core)

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to manage expectations and communications in high stress situations
  • Proven working experience in designing and supporting high availability environments
  • Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision in a results-oriented, fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts (OSI, TCP/IP, load balancing, firewall rule mgmt.)
  • Experience in scripting and automation
  • Experience working with a major cloud provider and a working knowledge of cloud concepts


Candidate Requirements (Additional based on Seniority)

Sr. Platform Engineer

  • 8+ Years of Experience supporting complex production environments
  • Experience Implementing complex high visibility projects including requirements, communication, execution, testing, and documentation
  • Experience communicating with managers and stakeholders on deliverables
  • Experience providing problem escalation support and training for more jr. team members

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Configuration Management systems (PowerShell DSC, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.)
  • Experience migrating legacy environments to cloud
  • CI/CD tools and DevOps concepts such as Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • Monitoring Solutions (New Relic, Data Dog, PRTG)
  • Programming languages: Python, Go, C#
  • Experience in Storage Area Networks and storage best practices
  • Database Admin skills: MSSQL, Dynamo, MySQL
  • Containerization and Virtualization (Kubernetes, Docker, VMware, Citrix)
  • Serverless technologies


 Envestnet is an equal opportunity employer.