Senior Platform Engineer, AVP Senior Platform Engineer, AVP …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street Corporation
Senior Platform Engineer, AVP
Who we are looking for
  • Highly-motivated and thrive in an environment that challenges the status quo
  • Committed to delivering high quality software
  • Passionate about cloud and big data technologies
  • Proficient building, deploying and managing with
  • Strong understanding of CS fundamentals, Algorithms, Data Structures, Linux, Security, Networking, Quorum principles, Distributed systems
  • Have a strong interest in learning and innovating
  • Interact with peers across teams to ensure best practices are followed
  • Embrace automation and measure everything mindset

What you will be responsible for
As Platform Engineer you will
  • Design, and implement robust platform services such as Kafka, Database As a Service on top of Kubernetes and Docker. Services must meet High Availability, Observability, Scalability and Maintainability standards set forth by the team
  • Develop, deliver, and maintan high quality implementations
  • Collaborate with other developers on the team and with other organizational entities within State Street
  • Maintain documentation to describe functionality, configuration, testing and changes as applicable
  • Anticipate failures in production and create runbooks ahead of time to self-repair

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong background of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms
  • Taking Ownership, Problem solving, and working Collaboratively are important skills in this role
  • Language proficiency in Java or Python or GoLang on Linux/Unix platform

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • A degree in computer science or equivalent experience acquired on the job. A minimum of 3 years of industry experience is required
  • Working knowledge on at least one cloud provider - AWS or Azure or Google Cloud
  • Experience with design and implementation of large scale systems using one of preferred languages
  • Knowledge of SQL, Data Warehouse, Scripting, CICD, Observability is a plus
  • Any one or more of the following:
    • Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect certification
    • Amazon AWS Certified Developer certification
    • Amazon AWS Certified SysOps Administrator certification
    • Amazon AWS DevOps certification

Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.