Platform Engineer

| Greater Boston Area
We create technology, with heart, for the health of every person in the world.
Company Overview
Buoy builds a digital health tool that helps people – from the moment they get sick – start their health care on the right foot. Started by a team of doctors and computer scientists working at the Harvard Innovation Laboratory in Boston MA, Buoy was developed in direct response to the downward spiral we’ve all faced when we attempt to self-diagnose our symptoms online. Buoy leverages artificial intelligence – powered by advanced machine learning and proprietary granular data - to resemble an exchange you would have with your favorite doctor – to provide consumers with a real-time, accurate analysis of their symptoms and help them easily and quickly embark on the right path to getting better. Buoy is based in Boston and was founded in 2014.
Job Description
Buoy is taking on the multi-faceted challenge of applying Artificial Intelligence to medicine and developing novel interfaces and algorithms to reason about the relationship between humans, symptoms, and illnesses. We are looking for an experienced Platform Engineer to join a collaborative engineering team dedicated to improving our core product, establishing a scalable architecture, and helping to build better tooling and automation. A strong candidate will have a passion for solving healthcare-related problems, be able to contribute to a variety of different projects and will excel at communicating with both technical and non-technical members of the team.
-- Maintain and build cloud infrastructure while optimizing for performance, scalability, reliability, security, and cost.
-- Develop and support CI/CD pipelines for our applications.
-- Use infrastructure as code to automate and govern infrastructure requirements.
-- Work collaboratively with the product team to build, deploy, and operate our systems.
 -- Champion the needs of Customer Success and Engineering with regards to any tooling, automation, or process change.
-- Instrument infrastructure and applications with monitoring, alerting, logging, and distributed tracing tools.
-- Provide in-depth code reviews to improve application logic and ensure the timely completion of projects.
Minimum Qualifications
-- 4+ years work experience in DevOps or Platform engineering related roles.
-- 4+ years building cloud-based platforms with AWS services.
-- Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems.
-- Experience building, deploying, and running applications on Kubernetes.
-- Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management.
-- Ability to perform basic database administration with MariaDB and Elasticsearch.
-- Proficiency developing in Python, Groovy, and Bash.
-- Proficiency with infrastructure as code.
-- Experience with container orchestration technologies.
-- Experience developing RESTful APIs.
Preferred Qualifications
-- Having developed Django applications.
-- Experience building and deploying systems using Docker, Helm, and Jenkins.
-- Experience in creating and evolving CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins and Bitbucket.
-- Experience with infrastructure as code projects using Terraform/Terragrunt.
-- Good understanding of secure coding guidelines such as OWASP and SANS.
-- Practical knowledge of security practices such as SEIM, secrets management, and vulnerability remediation.
-- Stock Options
-- Unlimited PTO
-- Medical, Dental, Vision
-- 401k with matching
-- Dogs in the office!
-- Half day Fridays 
**This role is located in the United States. Unfortunately, we are unable to support international applicants at this time.
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Located in Boston's South End, Buoy is situated within walking distance of plenty of bars, gyms and restaurants, the T and provides parking onsite.

What are Buoy Health Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Cross functional training encouraged
Paid industry certifications
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