Platform Engineering Manager

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date Posted: 05-04-2017
Who You Are
You have a background, a love and a passion for big data, machine learning, analytics and finding adaptive techniques. Reporting to the VP of Technology and dealing with a small team working alongside the Lead architect, your principal customers will be the product technical leads. Collaborating with them to meet their priorities and hitting their delivery timelines will be a key focus together with maximizing the flexible and efficient commoditization opportunities for major platform components.
What You'll Do
  • You will provide technical solution recommendations
  • You will govern the definition of system and integration software requirement standards
  • You will partner with software and infrastructure providers to realize strategic goals; plans for aspects of architectural complexity, compatibility and platform diversity
  • You will apprise IT and business partners of technologies and trends; you will proactively identify opportunities for using software for realizing business and IT strategy
  • You will work with solution architects and enterprise architects to define strategies for reducing cost, risk and complexity across a range of systems and technologies
  • You will act as an internal consultant, advocate, mentor and change agent
  • You will coordinate with other staff in areas of the integration of new core technologies
  • You will advise, mentor and coach staff where appropriate
What You Know
  • You demonstrate excellent micro services SDLC project management experience gained in high-performance, high-availability, preferably Cloud-based (AWS) environments
  • You are familiar with and understand back-end Java development
  • You are familiar with managing projects deployed to the Cloud
  • You have extensive experience with the challenges posed to release management by agile methods and micro services architectures
  • You demonstrate experience in the ownership and delivery of REST and other API service architecture
  • You are a strong stakeholder in management, collaboration and communication skills
  • You are a strong developer in relations, and you know how to motivate engineers
What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
About Pinnacle
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Albany NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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