Senior Platform Engineer

Portland, Oregon, US / Remote within the contiguous US

Senior Platform Engineer

As a Senior Platform Engineer, you will contribute to stability, security, observability, automation, and the ongoing evolution of systems architecture that enables business-critical features for clients across the business aviation industry. Your work will play a critical role in the productivity and satisfaction of our product teams by ensuring their ability to develop, test, and deploy code.

What you will do

As our Senior Platform Engineer, you will serve as a tech lead for a US-based platform automation team. You will work closely with your team to define, evaluate feasibility for, scope, and deliver desired outcomes for the ongoing evolution of our infrastructure. You will also lead the team’s efforts to modernize its provisioning architecture, replacing Jenkins with GitHub and mentoring other platform engineers and software engineers transitioning existing monolith services to microservices.

  • Partner with US- and Sweden-based platform engineers, systems architects, and other tech leads on common concerns related to system security, observability, uptime, and performance.
  • Maintain the Jenkins and PowerShell automation that provisions our development, testing, staging, and production environments, upscales production resources, and deploys code to production.
  • Write maintainable, testable infrastructure-as-code using PowerShell and Pester according to established best practices.
  • Actions, creating pipelines for testing and deployment of microservices, and improving infrastructure availability.

What you will bring along

You have 7+ years of experience with infrastructure-as-code while working as a software engineer, site reliability engineer, or architect. You have proven experience designing and implementing cloud infrastructure for web applications and microservices, using tools such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, functions, queues, and storage. You know how to break large development tasks into small, testable pieces. You are very familiar with agile, lean/continuous software development, and Kanban methodologies.

  • You have experience with PowerShell, Pester, and Jenkins. New Relic and GitHub Actions experience are a plus.
  • You have experience with source control and bug-tracking software. We used Git and Jira.
  • You can work effectively with and maintain the deployment pipeline for a distributed team responsible for continuously delivering web-based applications built using the .Net Framework.
  • You are an independent self-starter who isn’t afraid to ask questions.
  • You communicate well. With colleagues in multiple time zones and multiple countries, this position requires strong written and verbal communication skills.

What do we offer you?

We are proud to offer you a workplace where we have high engagement and where creativity and curiosity are always much appreciated. Your ideas will be heard.

  • Ability to schedule your calendar with flexible work locations.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Synergy events where all Noders across meet each other to collaborate on a professional level as well as having fun which is equally as important.
  • Great opportunities to develop certain skills or to learn new things with training. We want to support your development and dreams.

Want to join our crew?

Sounds like a great fit for you? You’ll find more fun facts about our Noders (that’s what we call ourselves) and our culture on our website. Kindly apply for this position as soon as possible through the “apply” button with your CV and cover letter in English. Please note that selections will run continuously, so don’t wait to apply!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Senior HR Generalist [email protected]

About Avinode Group

Avinode Group, owned by World Kinect Corporation, offers a fully connected suite of essential B2B software to enable Business Aviation professionals through the entire workflow of managing, sourcing, and booking aircraft. Founded in the heart of Sweden in 2002, we support around 2,000 companies globally.

Our essential tools are designed to minimize stress and maximize profit for brokers and operators. The suite includes the world’s leading sourcing platform for air charter, making it easy to find aircraft, book trips, and market aircraft globally. Air charter operators and flight departments are provided with a fully cloud-based fleet management system to make flight operations smoother. Our customers can rely on a hassle-free process from quoting to booking and paying with a fully integrated payment solution.

With 150+ Noders spread between Sweden and the US, our flexible and collaborative culture empowers everyone to come forward with new ideas, try them out, make some mistakes, and initiate dialogue. Avinode Group seeks candidates who thrive on exciting assignments and can collaboratively work alongside other intelligent, humorous, and dedicated co-workers. Our roots are firmly planted in our core values, which inspire us daily to exceed expectations.

Avinode Group is an equal opportunity employer and cares about having the best people for the job. We care about your skills and who you are as a person.

Want more details? Discover the value our essentials bring to our customers every day.

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