Senior Platform Engineer at Cargill
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Senior Platform Engineer

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Job ID 249583 Date posted 01/17/2023 Location : Mexico City, Mexico | Costa Rica

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Platform Engineer will take the lead in building the foundation for modern business applications in the company. In this role, you will apply your in-depth knowledge of modern infrastructure and cloud software engineering practices to build, secure and maintain the core capabilities used by our data and application teams to drive business value. You will also coach and mentor junior engineers to deliver highly scalable and resilient systems using infrastructure as code across our data centers and cloud environments.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build the platforms, systems and infrastructure using in depth knowledge of software development and infrastructure as code practices.

  • Take the lead to design, develop, test, deploy, support and enhance the complex and varied automated infrastructure and platform components.

  • Take the lead to drive large efforts, stories and tasks to completion.

  • Participate in the engineering community to maintain and share relevant technical approaches and modern skills and present best code practices.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience.

  • Experience with HDFS, Impala, Hive, Spark, Kudu.

  • Experience with Python, Java, Scala or R.

  • Familiarity with Linux and Cloud Infrastructure (AWS or Azure).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Snowflake administration preferred.

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