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Software Engineer - Tools and Infrastructure






Austin, TX, US


We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity that is cognitive computing. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries, society and even the workplace. CognitiveScale is looking for talent to drive market success by building cognitive business solutions. 

What you’ll do everyday:

•    Work as a part of an Agile team to define and establish architectures for high availability and fault tolerance
•    Develop tools that will provide insight into what our code is doing, when and where it's doing it, and how well it's running
•    Work on the infrastructure underlying all Development systems. This includes tooling for the CI/CD pipeline
•    Build relationships across disciplines and drive enhancements to facilitate rapid feedback and the seamless flow of code into production
•    Take ownership of your discipline alongside fellow practitioners and collaboratively learn and develop best practices

What you need to bring to the table:

•    A passion for finding opportunities for improvement and the initiative to make it a reality
•    Ability to dig beyond immediate symptoms and solve the underlying root cause
•    Strong experience in software engineering or systems engineering
•    Experience working with multiple cloud environments (Azure, AWS, and GCP preferred)
•    An emphasis toward repeatability with problem solving through tools like automation
•    Experience leveraging container technologies (Docker preferred) in a large scale distributed system
•    Proficiency with Python, Go, or Ruby
•    Experience leveraging monitoring tools like Splunk, Sumo Logic, Sysdig, or others to help build insight into the functionality of our applications
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively establish and maintain collaborative relationships across disciplines and amongst different personality types

What else will help:

•    Experience with the following is a strong plus:  Vault, Terraform, Ansible, Rancher, Kubernetes, Kafka, Redis, RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, systemd, Elasticsearch, NodeJS
•    Experience leveraging serverless architectures
•    Proficiency with Java and/or Scala
•    Strong debugging skills
•    Experience with GoCD, Jenkins, or other CI/CD tools
CognitiveScale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CognitiveScale does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, or disability.
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