Platform Engineer

Tech Team /
Full-time remote /
About Appsilon

Appsilon is an ambitious and fast-growing software house and consultancy specializing in actions support systems and machine learning with Fortune 500 clients across the globe. We are a unique company inspired by a mission to improve our society and environment. 

We are a global leader in R and Shiny, which are used by companies of all sizes to build data applications. When companies run into difficult problems or want to initiate large-scale enterprise projects, they come to Appsilon.

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Join us as an exceptional Platform Engineer at Appsilon! We specialize in crafting advanced analytical applications for global leaders. 
Our Platform Engineering Team (former Infrastructure Engineering Team) is evolving to redefine project value. This team supports all aspects of Appsilon’s other business areas and is an independent business area. 
As a Platform Engineer, you'll work with cutting-edge tech, shape the future of platform engineering, and make a real impact. If you're resourceful, passionate about problem-solving, and eager to contribute to organizational success, this role is for you! Shape the future with us at Appsilon!

Your Goals:

    • Build, automate, and maintain environments for projects used by Fortune 500 companies
    • Deploy and configure tools used for data processing and analysis, dashboards, and machine learning
    • Configure, maintain, and support cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
    • Automate processes (CI/CD, Ansible, Terraform)
    • Communicating and documenting architectural research and decisions
    • Collaborate with other teams and offer domain knowledge
    • Occasionally helping the team or customer in on-call mode or in non-standard hours.

Must have:

    • Completed computer science studies and 1-2 years of experience OR 2-3 years of experience in a similar role
    • Fluent in English (minimum C1 spoken and written)
    • Basic to intermediate knowledge of AWS or other cloud providers (Azure, GCP/Google Cloud, VM/cloud)
    • Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code (Terraform, Puppet, Pulumi, Chef, Ansible, CloudFormation, Packer, or similar)
    • Knowledge of at least one programming language
    • Intermediate knowledge of Linux and shell scripting
    • Hands-on experience with Git 
    • Good understanding of computer networks (DNS, VPN, TCP/IP, firewalls)
    • Experience with containers (e.g., Docker) and/or container orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes)
    • Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams and clients (consultancy experience preferred)
    • Partial overlap with Poland/CE(S)T time zone
    • Valid Passport outside of the EU and/or valid ID within the EU

    • Nice to Have:
    • Experience with remote work and remote-first culture
    • AWS/Azure certification (AWS preferred)

    • Personality Attributes We Value:
    • Resourcefulness 
    • Well-organized, self-motivated, comfortable with ambiguity, and able to manage multiple projects at once
    • Proactive and driven, with a focus on continuous improvement
    • Strong communication skills

In addition, we offer:

    • Base Salary: 13,000 - 18,000 PLN or USD 2,800 - 4,000 (+ VAT / B2B) Monthly
    • Total Compensation Together with Benefits: USD 3,570 - 5,035 Monthly

    • Benefits:
    • Generous paid time off: Enjoy 26 days of paid holidays, plus the equivalent of public holidays in Poland, estimated at 13 days in 2024.
    • Comprehensive sick leave: Receive 33 paid sick days per year at 80% of your salary.
    • Life insurance: You and your family will be covered with life insurance.
    • Professional Development Budget: Unlock a 5% addition to your salary dedicated to a Professional Development Budget for activities that help you grow.
    • Training and conferences: Gain four paid annual days for training, conferences, events, or workshops.
    • Personal assistant: Benefit from AskHenry, your dedicated assistant.
    • Health benefits: Access private health care insurance (in Poland) or a cash equivalent if you're not in Poland.
    • Fitness perks: Receive a FitProfit or FitSport membership card (in Poland) or a cash equivalent if you're not in Poland
    • Flexible remote work: Embrace remote work with flexible hours tailored to your time zone and family life.
    • Company-provided Laptop and Essential Computer Accessories for Enhanced Efficiency

Why Appsilon is a good place for you:

    • We offer attractive compensation with extensive human-first, people-focused benefits to prioritize your personal and financial well-being
    • Open, kind, and understanding of internal culture
    • You will be supported by a direct manager who will introduce you to the company and help you choose the right path to develop yourself.
    • High impact on the work of the whole company
    • You will build, automate, and maintain environments for projects used by Fortune 500 companies.
    • We have an amazing multicultural team ready to support you
    • Your solutions will be used in impactful organizations
    • We have a culture based on learning and experiments

Within 3 Months You’ll…

    • Be an independent engineer in new projects (never alone!)
    • Support other teams with your domain knowledge
    • Start building your certification path
    • Help make key decisions in solution design
    • Take point in internal technological initiatives, and own solutions
    • Be an integral part of the team, helping shape its path

Within 6 Months You’ll…

    • Participate in defining new projects for clients
    • Own and take point in the technical implementation of solutions
    • Help refine our products and services
    • Continue your certification path
    • Own and take point in internal technical initiatives
    • Automate! 
    • Innovate!

What can you expect during the recruitment process?

    • Screening call with Recruiter
    • Recruitment Task
    • Technical Interview
    • Final Interview

Appsilon is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed.

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