Principal Engineer - (R-13647)

Hyderabad - India /
Technology /
Employee: Full Time
/ On-site
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Team Overview:

To say we’re excited about recruiting for this role would be an understatement. This is a huge, career-defining opportunity for somebody who's up for the technical challenges that lie ahead. We’re a seeking a senior solution engineer to help advocate internal developer enablement platform.

It's a rare opportunity like no other as we embark to build a greenfield platform that will be a game-changer for D&B. We see the enormous value and potential in self-service automation to accelerate developer velocity, safely, securely and happily by building world class GCP cloud capability. Become part of the story at this 180 year old company and how we built a hybrid technology platform that spanned multiple cloud platforms across many products around the world.
We are looking for a veteran infrastructure expert that has juggled developer experience, CLIs, UIs, DevOps & IaC. This role is focused on tooling to enable our GCP foundations. You'll need an appreciation for software development and a “DevOps” background, strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate and articulate what is and isn't possible to senior stakeholders, managing their expectations along the way using Agile Scrum and Lean methodologies.

The Role:

As part of the Platform Adoption team, you will work closely with application development teams to plan and support their platform onboarding process. You will work with other platform engineers, networking, security and runtimes teams to design and build a large multi-project GCP environment and developer enablement tooling that our internal application development teams rely on. You will be designing, developing and maintaining cloud-based infrastructure services, while continually implementing service improvements. You will be facilitating the requirements setting for engineering, architecting, design and support of the environment, including landing zones, guardrails, networking, CI/CD infrastructure, security, observability and service catalog offerings.
All team members are expected to be active participants in the envisioning, design, and development process – this includes proactively suggesting improvements and alternatives along with keeping an open mind to the suggestions offered by other team members and users.
You will be collaborating heavily with business and technology stakeholders, and product teams, to develop and articulate our vision; as well as deliver and sustain the end-to-end customer experience, in globally distributed platform aligned teams across technology.

What you will do:

· Responsible for collaborating with business and technology stakeholders, and product teams to develop and articulate the Platform Runtime vision; as well as deliver and sustain the end-to-end customer experience

· Manage, design, develop, and implement cloud compute platforms, for example Kubernetes, Virtual Machines and Serverless technologies in the various public cloud providers.

· Ensure integrations in the platform runtimes are consistent across compute methods and standard for all deployments, including secrets management, logging, observability, and cloud storage technologies.

· Act as the subject matter expert in Cloud Compute discussions with cross functional Technical and Business Stakeholders

· Ensure the platform runtimes adhere to all global security policies.
· Participate in a community of practice to share and gain knowledge
· Demonstrate knowledge of advanced and relevant technology
· Exhibit comfort working with several forms of technology
· Lead/Clarify code evolution in code reviews
· Bring together different participants with varied perspectives to develop solutions to issues and contribute your own suggestions
· Think holistically to find opportunities around policies/ processes to increase efficiency across organizational boundaries
· Identify areas of inefficiency and offer suggestions for improvements.
· Participate in the runtimes architecture review process and pull request-based code and document reviews to help steer developers towards. platform solutions whilst gathering requirements to ensure we close functional gaps on the platform.

Requirements (Must Have)
· Be a problem solver and architect with deep understanding of runtime design and architecture of large scale, distributed and stateful systems.
· Must have 3+ years of hands-on programming in python/golang/etc. A deep understanding of computer science fundamentals, test driven development and design principles.
· Must have 3+ years of extensive hands-on experience with various industry standard developer and enterprise products such as or similar to GitHub, Terraform.
· Must have 5 years of experience designing, developing and maintaining application system integrations operating in varied complex application environments, with concepts pertaining to system availability, resiliency, security, and recoverability across Cloud, Linux, Windows and IaaS platforms like Kubernetes with Docker and running service mesh and api gateways.
· Good understanding of Unix/Linux networking and operating system.
· Highly-collaborate team player who can build strong relationships a all levels of the technology and business organizations.
· Proactive, takes ownership, follows through, able to work independently with minimal supervision.
· Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.
· Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal.
· Ability to thrive in a high energy, high growth, fast paced, entrepreneurial environment, learning new skills to implement new technologies.