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Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019
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  Job Description

The Opportunity

The platform team is looking for hands-on, system-level thinkers who understand the many trade-offs of technology choices, engage with distributed teams, & build system-level libraries & services.

The platform team works with business stakeholders & our product development teams. We provide design guidance, develop platform tools, & manage system complexity to help teams deliver value more easily & in a maintainable way. As part of this team, you will be responsible for helping to build performant, reliable, & maintainable systems in a large, polyglot, distributed environment.

Challenges include system-level communication, storage, routing, monitoring, understanding & communicating broad architectural concepts, system scaling, creating coherent user experiences, & working in many languages, runtimes, & environments.

Experience & Technologies

Our core product experiences are currently written in C# / .NET, Node.js, & Python. You should be comfortable evaluating & exploring new technologies & runtimes.

The Pluralsight platform currently makes use of several technologies including AWS, containerization, SQL & NoSQL storage engines like PostgreSQL & Cassandra, messaging technologies like RabbitMQ, & front-end libraries such as React, Redux, & Angular.

Who you are:

  • Enthusiastic learner - able to quickly come up to speed on different technologies on an ongoing basis

  • Able to work with critical systems - always with quality & reliability

  • Systems thinker - are used to thinking deeply

  • Strong ability to communicate complex concepts

What you'll own:

  • Continuously analyzing & evaluating the Pluralsight system for potential platform projects

  • Working on software teams (pairs, mobs) to collaboratively develop, deploy & maintain software platform projects

  • Reviewing designs, architecture, & software for the overall Pluralsight platform

  • Communicating with development teams to understand pain points & places where the platform can be improved

  • Educating business stakeholders & product development teams on the proper use of platform tools

Experience you'll need:

  • Mid- to Senior-level software development experience

  • A successful candidate will have experience with multiple programming languages, paradigms, & runtimes especially in the implementation of larger complex systems

  • Have a broad set of technology skills - full stack, from web UI to operations

  • A track record of completing projects & supporting those projects - evangelizing, documenting, & maintaining them

  • Operational experience - ready to own the uptime & quality of systems

Working at Pluralsight

Founded in 2004 & trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight is the technology skills platform organizations & individuals in 150+ countries count on to create progress for the world.

Our platform helps technologists master their craft & take control of their careers. We empower businesses everywhere to build adaptable teams, speed up release cycles & become scalable, reliable & secure. We come to work every day knowing we're helping our customers build the skills that power innovation.

And we don't let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission. Our mission to democratize technology skills is what drives us & our values are at the helm of how we work together. It's our commitment to practicing them day in, day out that enables our performance. We're adults, & we treat each other that way. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics & trust each other to do the right thing. We thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes, & peers who inspire us to be the best we can be. We bring different viewpoints, backgrounds & experiences, & united by our mission, we are one.

Bring yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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