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Platform Engineer

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Platform Engineer

The Xpand IT Platform Engineering team is responsible for designing and configuring infrastructural architectures and platforms (e.g., cloud adoption and enhancement, Kubernetes), overseeing the entire lifecycle of adoption and integration of these platforms for our clients.


As a Platform Engineer, you will play a crucial role in various phases of platform adoption and integration in on-prem or Cloud contexts (Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services), participating in the analysis, definition, and sizing, setup, upgrade, securing, and tuning of these platforms. Special focus on performance and security is essential for these systems, as well as implementing best practices for service development to serve as a foundation for monitoring tools. You will work closely with development teams in designing, developing, and installing application solutions, as well as processing and storing data on a large scale.

On a daily basis, you will be responsible for:

Designing, installing, configuring, upgrading, securing, and tuning large-scale platforms in critical, ephemeral, and/or auto-scaling environments, both on-premises and in Cloud providers;
Implementing security rules and policies;
Recommending and periodically updating various platforms (hot fixes, patches, etc.);
Configuring best practices for infrastructure monitoring;
Analyzing hardware and software requirements for each project to be implemented;
Designing and developing new processes to ensure stability and maintenance of environment performance;
Developing integration or automation processes for Cloud deployments;
Being able to work with containerized environments in Kubernetes;
Participating in and assisting in resolving performance, scalability, and security issues.

// Stacks: Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services


Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science;
Strong knowledge of operating systems and shell scripting;
Knowledge of the goals and terminology of high-availability distributed systems is valued;
Enjoy working in a team and solving complex problems;
Good communication skills (written and spoken);
Fluent in English (written and spoken).

// Bonus points for:

Practical experience in configuring large-scale data platforms;
Practical experience with Cloud Providers;
Practical experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Terraform, or CloudFormation;
Experience in Kubernetes and various existing flavors such as Openshift, Rancher, AKS, or EKS.

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Diogo Teixeira, Big Data Platform Engineer
@Xpand IT

Working in Platform Engineering gives me the opportunity to work with different technologies and manage systems with a large volume of data and operations. Working at Xpand IT means embracing projects where you are constantly challenged to evolve, both personally and professionally. Here you will belong to a group with a great team spirit, work in an excellent environment and you will be surrounded by people always willing to help.


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