Golang / Go Job: Platform Engineer


Platform Engineer at Drillinginfo

Austin, Texas, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted May 6 2016)
About the company
Drillinginfo delivers solutions that allow upstream E&P customers to become more proactive, more efficient, and more competitive. As a critical component of an E&P company’s strategy, Drillinginfo provides customers with the necessary tools and insights for success.

With the decline in oil prices, there is increasing scrutiny on accuracy, performance, and overall return on investment within the entire industry. Customers must find ways to do more with less. Drillinginfo is the only provider with a single, comprehensive solution to solve customer challenges, constantly monitor the market, and deliver new innovations year-over-year.

Job position
Permanent - Remote work is NOT possible

Job description
Drillinginfo is seeking Platform Engineers/Full Stack developers to help us build our next generation applications and services platform for our SaaS applications. Our SaaS applications provide our customers with unique ways to interact and interpret industry data providing key insights and answers enabling them to make better decisions, faster.

Our Platform is a key differentiator - a highly innovative, modern software platform that enables engineers to deploy, monitor, manage and operate applications and services. The Platform engineer is part of the Platform engineering team and is highly engaged with development teams to provide tools, services and frameworks to enable development teams to go insanely fast. The ideal candidate is curious, adaptable, forward looking, loves shipping code, owns what they ship and enjoys helping others be successful.

Successful Platform Engineers:

Write fantastic, well tested code

Build highly scalable, distributed systems with an emphasis on “microservices”

Build tools, services, frameworks and interfaces to enable development teams to ship better code, faster

Build tools, services, frameworks and interfaces to enable development teams to monitor, manage and operate code in production

Build for the “cloud” - e.g. AWS or Google Compute

Containerize all the things - Applications, services and jobs

Automate all the things - builds, infrastructure and deployments

Document, promote and present your work to other development teams

Collaborate with other Platform engineers and other development teams

Use the right tool for the right job - Polyglot

Always be learning

Skills & requirements
Desired Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline

Strong Java or Scala skills with an interest in learning and using Golang

Experience and interest in RESTful services

Containerization tools like Docker

Infrastructure tools like Chef or Ansible

Cloud infrastructure like AWS

NoSQL like Couchbase, Elasticsearch

Message brokers like RabbitMQ or Kafka

Relational Databases like SQLServer or Postgres

Instructions how to apply
Please email cover letter and resume to robert.bastian@drillinginfo.com
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Let them know you found the job via https://www.golangprojects.com
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