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Senior Platform Engineer

Netsmart Technologies

Netsmart Technologies

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Responsible for development of private and public cloud automation and orchestration for SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS environments. Join a high performance team at the center of Healthcare IT. This role is responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the platform that supports our software products, uplifting CI/CD and introducing new ways of delivering value, and streamlining our operations processes. The candidate will troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test, and production environments. They will also mentor junior engineers and lead initiatives to improve system reliability and performance. Experience with cloud technologies and containerization is required.

This position is not available for visa sponsorship.


  • Demonstrate technical leadership by researching, informing, and highlighting trends in DevOps practices, which includes supporting technologies, tools, and innovations

  • Mentor, guide and train other teams on the tools and best practices to develop automated delivery of solutions and infrastructure

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

  • Research, prototype, and evaluate solution deployment strategies for accelerating cloud software and service delivery in a complex environment while maintaining integrity and increasing overall service uptime

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

  • Research, design, and implement Support-driven (SDD) and Test-driven (TDD) Development within CI/CD automation models

  • Able to provision a team’s requirement CI/CD infrastructure to build from source and deploy to server


  • 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.)

  • At least 4 years of experience in cloud automation
  • Fluent with Linux, Windows, Storage, DNS, Networking

  • Implemented solutions using AWS serverless technologies such as Lamda, ECS Fargate, EventBridge, Kinesis, SQS, SNS.

  • Experience with CloudWatch.

  • Developed integrations with AWS infrastructure APIs.

  • Able to implement solutions using configuration management tools such as Ansible, AWS SSM.

  • Able to implement solutions using infrastructure-as-code tools such as AWS CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager or Terraform.

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

  • Able to build, configure and deploy container images on Kubernetes, Podman, or Docker.

  • Able to deploy 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


  • Experience with implementing and utilizing security tools in the CI/CD pipeline

  • Implemented system validation post deployment in the CD pipeline

  • Experience implement cloudwatch alarms, and triggering actions based on cloudwatch alarms

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.

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