Platform Engineer

VIRGINIA HOUSING   Richmond, VA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on November 16, 2023
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Join Virginia Housing and help make a difference as a Platform Engineer.

Virginia Housing is one of the nation's premier housing finance agencies. Our mission is to help Virginians attain quality, affordable housing, which we accomplish through our public-private partnerships.

We are focused on employee engagement and committed to a healthy and diverse workforce. We offer on-site conveniences such as a fitness center and free parking. Educational opportunities to help your advancement are available through classroom and online programs.

This important role will be a contributor to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of our Azure Platform as a Services (PaaS) environment, providing specialized technical or business knowledge to data services and web application projects. You will partner with the functional groups within the IT organization to communicate and clarify business needs, contribute to development of long-range system plans, and ensure products and services are aligned with business needs. Those in this position will participate in projects and carry out operational work as part of the DevSecOps team for areas like Enterprise Data Management and Systems Development.

To be successful in this role you must possess:
  • Several years' experience working in designing, developing, modifying, and administering an Azure environment in support of applications and data services.
  • Experience in the industry or in a production/service environment like that of the employer is preferred.
  • Experience participating on multi-discipline, high-performance work teams/groups in an Agile environment.
  • Business unit experience that includes working closely with IT in the development and implementation of large-scale systems.
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership, with strong abilities in relationship management.
  • Demonstrated competency in developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • Strong technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing Platform as a Services (PaaS) and data services within an Azure environment; knowledge of relevant technology and tools is critical, including development technologies and scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of the assigned business area's products and processes; experience in the strategic use of technology in managing and growing a business.
  • Strong technical knowledge and ability to express complex technical concepts in terms that are understandable to the business.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; a demonstrated track record in new concept development for various projects and complex technical plans.
  • Ability to solve problems involving remote and elusive symptoms often spanning multiple environments in a business area.
  • Maintains an understanding of how IT affects an organization and can link it to redesigned business processes.
The ideal candidate would also have experience in:
  • Operating as a member of the cross functional DevSecOps team that receives requests from multiple product teams and/or IT areas.
  • Azure Cloud Certifications, preferred.
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This position will remain open until filled.

Hiring Range: $103,705 - $134,813

A background check will be performed as a condition of employment.

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