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Platform Engineer

Netsmart Technologies

Netsmart Technologies

Software Engineering
Overland Park, KS, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Responsible for development of private and public cloud automation and orchestration for SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS environments.


  • Design and develop private and public cloud automation and orchestration for SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS environments

  • Lead interactions with product managers, enterprise architecture, development, and operations to understand requirements and translate into tasks for automation

  • Work closely with other team members in a geographically dispersed environment using Agile/Scrum/Kanban methodologies

  • Conduct peer code reviews to provide constructive feedback and improve code quality

  • Work closely with our Infosec team to address infrastructure level security concerns and maintain regulatory compliance

  • Proactively and routinely provide periodic progress to stakeholders, management, and executives

  • Enable others with Netsmart to adopt automated process in adherence to the cloud automation framework

  • Prototype solution deployment capabilities for accelerating cloud software and service delivery in a complex environment while maintaining integrity and increasing overall service uptime

  • Support education and adoption of DevOps best practices with team members and fellow associates

  • Implement Support-driven (SDD) and Test-driven (TDD) Development within CI/CD automation models


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, MIS, or equivalent relevant work experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience developing automation flows or utility scripts using one or more of the following (PowerShell, Python, Ruby)

  • Comfortable working with both Windows Server and Linux based operating systems on the command line

  • Experience with Git doing basic operations such as, checkout, commit, push, and pull requests

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in an Agile or SCRUM project development model

  • Experience deploying and configuring VMs on a VM Hypervisor such as AWS EC2, VirtualBox, QEMU, VMWare

  • Experience with CI/CD, utilizing Jenkins, and the maintenance or development of Jenkins pipelines

  • Working knowledge of hierarchical data formats (JSON, XML, YAML, etc.)


  • Proficient working with Windows and Linux based operating systems from the command line

  • Experience using configuration management tools such as Ansible, AWS SSM

  • Experience using infrastructure-as-code tools such as AWS CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager or Terraform

  • Experience with AWS infrastructure APIs and services

  • Experience with the AWS CLI for querying infrastructure and automating infrastructure tasks

  • Experience deploying and configuring container images on Kubernetes, Podman, or Docker

  • Able to conduct peer code reviews

  • Experience with deploying secrets and configuration parameters into AWS Secrets Manager or Parameter Store respectively, for consumption by tools and services

  • Experience designing and developing processes that interact with SOAP or REST API services

This position is not available for visa sponsorship.

Netsmart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All employment decisions at Netsmart, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion and transfer, are based on performance, qualifications, abilities, education and experience. Netsmart does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Netsmart desires to provide a healthy and safe workplace and, as a government contractor, Netsmart is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal law. Pursuant to Netsmart policy, all post-offer candidates are required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, including a drug screen, which is provided at Netsmart’s sole expense. In the event a candidate tests positive for a controlled substance, Netsmart will rescind the offer of employment unless the individual can provide proof of valid prescription to Netsmart’s third party screening provider.

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All applicants for employment must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Netsmart does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position.