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Lead Platform Engineer

  • Location: New Hyde Park
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 23 January 2022

About Our Client: The client is a leader in vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers and consumers. It is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Transforming the way the world buys, owns and sells cars.

Job Description:


  • Assuring the highest levels of availability, reliability and response time for all systems.

  • Develop comprehensive and proactive monitors that ensure no failures happen without our knowledge.

  • Design, code, test and debug system management tools that automate system recovery after a failure detection.

  • Provide system documentation as needed: including architectural diagrams, process and data flowcharts.

  • Build, automate and support infrastructure setup.

  • Assists in maintenance of the application environments including participating in an on-call rotation.

  • Seek out potential threats to security and reliability and advocate solutions.

  • Proven track record of success in installation and maintenance of Linux and Windows-based software.


  • 6+ experience with servers, virtualization, hypervisors and multiple Operating Systems (such as Linux and Windows)

  • Advanced experience with monitoring principles and tools (such New Relic, Splunk, Datadog and ExtraHop)

  • Ability to troubleshoot deeply complex system problems

  • Advanced skills with scripting languages (Python, Bash, PowerShell, node.js, etc.)

  • Familiar with configuring and operating build and release automation tools (such as Jenkins, Octopus and GIthub)

  • Experience with configuration management tools (such as SaltStack and Ansible)

  • Experience configuring and running load Balancing technologies (such as F5)

  • Knowledge of basic networking (TCP/IP fundamentals)

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code

  • Experience with Docker

  • Knowledge of microservices topologies

  • Experience with Terraform

About ASK:ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.