Platform Engineer II

Cox Automotive   •  

North Hills, NY

Industry: Automotive.


Less than 5 years

Posted 244 days ago

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The Platform Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining availability and high-performance in mixed UNIX and Windows development, non-production, and production environments. This individual works as part of a results-oriented, service-delivery team and assists release engineers, developers, and operations teams. Additionally, the platform Engineer performs root cause analysis of problems, selects and implements automation tools, and actively participates in deeply technical discourse.

Your Role:

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of application solutions
  • Tune systems for maximum available performance 
  • Respond to and assist in production operations in a 24/7 environment. Evaluate, test, and integrate new operating system versions, drivers, and patches
  • Provide technical analysis, resolve problems, and propose solutions
  • Provide support to, and coordinate with, developers, operations staff, release engineers, and end-users 
  • Educate and mentor team members and operations staff
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours support


  • Degree in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience with the Linux Operating System (RedHat and Centos)
  • Understanding and experience with low-latency, high-performance Linux environments
  • Build automation and configuration management
  • Horizontal and vertical scaling for performance and high availability
  • Linux administration and engineering
  • Advanced scripting (any combination of Perl, Ruby, Bourne, Python, and others)
  • Automation tools
  • Top-tier analytics and problem solving
  • Ability to work in a service-oriented team environment