weworkremotely engineering senior platform engineer

Senior Platform Engineer


Headquarters: Cumberland, Maine
URL: https://reconnect.io [1]

Reconnect is looking for a Senior Platform Engineer who will help us architect, build, monitor, and maintain a platform that is tracking millions of location data points weekly, processing infractions in near real time to ensure public safety, and supporting the mobile and web application teams. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Own and develop the architecture of the Reconnect platform with the platform team 
  • Ensure that millions of location data points can be logged in a cost efficient, scalable fashion 
  • Build and maintain the infrastructure to support the Reconnect platform 
  • Build and maintain the DevOps culture and tools to help build and support that culture starting with a continuous integration, continuous deployment pipeline. 
  • Spend roughly 50% of your time working with code – including code reviews and architecture planning sessions - and 50% of your time working with the Reconnect infrastructure. 

Requirements: 
  • 3+ years as a Backend or DevOps developer 
  • Well-versed programming in PHP, and able to use other programming languages as necessary to develop the appropriate tools 
  • Experience with building APIs and understanding of RESTful principles. 
  • Proficient in writing SQL and experience working with SQL databases such as MySQL. 
  • Experience deploying, supporting, and orchestrating production and critical systems. 
  • Demonstrable experience with cloud infrastructure services 
  • Familiarity working in agile scrum project methodology, contributing to sprint planning, sprint reviews, and post-mortems 
  • Familiarity with Linux and experience with performance tools, automation tools, and debugging tools for code and systems 
  • Commitment to building a DevOps culture (continuous integration / continuous deployment, resilient code and infrastructure, automated testing, proactive monitoring, peer review, etc). 
  • Experience working in agile scrum methodology, kanban, sprint planning and post-mortems, or other software project management methodologies 

Bonus points: 
  • Experience working in data-heavy environments 
  • Experience working on a distributed team 
  • Experience working on systems where high availability is key 
  • Experience designing and/or querying a NoSQL database 
  • Experience with Node.js 

Important details: 
  • We are a highly distributed company, so you’ll need to be able to work effectively from home and be available to travel 2-4 weeks a year to meet with your teammates in real life 

Benefits: 
  • 401k with 6% matching 
  • Great health/vision/dental coverage, and we pay 100% of the premiums for you and your family. 
  • $1,000 annual charitable contribution matching 
  • Unlimited vacation 

We’re focused on results, not on the hours you work, so set your own schedule that works for your life and helps you be most productive. 

To apply: [email protected] [2]


  1. https://reconnect.io
  2. mailto:[email protected]
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