Senior Engineer- Platform Tools

DISH

3.4

Englewood, CO

Why you should apply for a job to DISH:

  • 4.1/5 in supportive management

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • DISH invests in their employees with profit sharing – on top of 401(k) matching

  • DISH’s Paid Protected Time allows employees flexible time off for anything from vacation to emergencies or other extenuating circumstances

  • The Employee Assistance Plan is available to all employees & offers free, 1-on-1 counseling with experienced consultants available 24/7

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    Position summary

    Department Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 200 company that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.  

    Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers. 

    We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.   Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Our Vision is to change the way the world communicates. Our Mission is to connect people and things.  We are reimagining the way people watch TV with services like Sling and AirTV. We are redefining the boundaries of communication and connectivity too, with our planned green field 5G cloud native network build out and the Internet of Things. Nothing is out of our reach, and the opportunity to shape the future of entertainment and technology has never been more tangible.

    Our mission is to build a modern, hybrid cloud enterprise platform for all DISH to consume.

    Our environment is…

    • Complex
    • Highly elastic
    • Based on some of the latest and greatest cloud native technologies
    • Very fast paced

    Your team will be…

    • Building an enterprise wide cloud native, web scale platform and the tooling that surrounds it, that
      will be adopted by engineering teams across various business units within DISH

    • Driving a customer centric, highly personalized approach to the evolution of our platform

    • Continuing our efforts to realize a robust hybrid cloud infrastructure

    • Designing and building service catalog, software templates, developer portal offering to enable
      self service

    • Enabling the core platform services for our organization to consume – AWS, Kubernetes, service
      discovery, DNS, IPAM, load balancing, etc

    • Maintain, and optimize cloud platform hosting massive, complex systems for performance,
      security, reliability and scalability

    • Build & Manage advanced AWS services like SSO, Organization, Service Catalog, Step Functions,

    • Account Factory, Control Tower - Landing Zone

    • Innovate automation capabilities in the cloud platform and create new feature sets as per the
      application patterns for hosting in cloud

    • Helping application development, operations, testing, delivering software in an agile environment,
      continuously. Supporting infrastructure teams realize what being “cloud native” is all about

    • Highly motivated, driven, hardworking, and Not afraid to fail

    • Deploying, automating, maintaining, and managing AWS cloud-based production system, to ensure the
      availability, performance, scalability, and security of productions systems

    • Build, release, and configuration management of production systems

    • Pre-production Acceptance Testing to help assure the quality of our products/services

    • System troubleshooting and problem-solving across platform and application domains

    • Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements

    • A true believer in cloud-native, hybrid cloud, and continuous deployment

    • Evaluating new technology options and vendor products

    • Ensuring critical system security through the use of best-in-class cloud security solutions.

    • A team player. We have a great group of diverse folks working together in harmony. Big egos and
      “superheroes” need not apply.

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    Skills, Experience and Requirements

    A successful Senior Core Platform Engineer will:

    • Be available to work onsite out of our American Fork, UT or Englewood, CO offices
    • A 4-year college degree in Computer Science, or Computer Engineering, master’s degree is preferred or
      equivalent professional experience
    • 6 years of professional enterprise development experience
    • Industry certifications on DevOps, Cloud Platforms, Kubernetes (CKA and/or CKAD) is highly desirable
    • Hands on design and coding experience with Kubernetes, Rancher, Docker, Helm, Istio, ELK, Prometheus,
      Terraform, CloudFormation and Python
    • Kubernetes – Strong building, troubleshooting, and management experience
    • Preferred Skills on Argo, Atlassian, Gitlab, Vault, Consul, Ansible, Redis, API Gateway, Kafka, DevOps
      concepts
    • AWS: 4+ years experience with using a broad range of AWS technologies (e.g. EC2, EMR, S3, Redshift,
      VPC, Glacier, IAM, CloudWatch, SQS, Lambda, CloudTrail, Systems Manager, KMS, Kinesis Streams) to
      develop and maintain an Amazon AWS based cloud solution, with an emphasis on Well-Architected
      Framework.
    • DevOps: Solid 8+ experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24x7 uptime Amazon AWS environment, including
      automation experience with configuration management tools. CI/CD process setup and support (Jenkins,
      AWS Code Pipeline, GitLab, etc).
    • Have experience building and managing hybrid cloud platforms supporting large, highly available
      enterprise-grade applications
    • Operating Systems: Linux/Ubuntu system administration.
    • Monitoring Tools: Experience with system monitoring tools (e.g. Prometheus, New Relic, Pager Duty).
    • Networking: Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS,
      HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP).

    Here are some of the key technologies that make up our environment. While we do not expect
    you to have a detailed understanding of each, the more of these you are familiar with the better.

    • AWS / Google Cloud

    • Cloud Native tools: Kubernetes / Docker / Rancher / Consul / Vault / Terraform / Helm /
      gRPC / Istio / Envoy/ Kong/ Linux

    • CI/CD & DevSecOps tools: Gitlab-ci, Artifactory, Atlassian Cloud, SonarQube, ArgoCD,
      Fortify, OWASP

    • Observability: New Relic, Prometheus, Kiali, Calico, Jaeger, Logz, Grafana

    • GoLang, Java, Python, JavaScript, Type Script, Node JS

    • Salt Stack / Chef / Ansible / Puppet (Optional)

    • Kafka / ELK Stack / Couchbase / Cassandra / Rabbit MQ / PostGreSQL / Elasticsearch

    • Automated testing of applications & Continuous Integration / TDD / BDD

    • CI / CD & DevOps Culture

    • 12 Factor Applications

    • Serverless / Function as a service concepts, implementations & patterns

    Salary Range

    Compensation: $100,100.00/Year - $143,000.00/Year
    Compensation and Benefits

    We also offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits.   

    The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.

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    What are DISH perks and benefits

    Lactation facilities

    Post maternity

    Fertility

    On-ramping/Off-ramping parental leave

    Care-taking PTO

    Elder care

    Unconscious bias training

    Sponsorship program

    Networking

    Diversity recruiting

    Diversity performance

    Remote work policy

    Part time policy

    Short term disability

    About the company

    Industry: Telecommunications

    Our adventure began by changing the way people watched TV, bringing DISH to where big cable wouldn’t: rural America. Since then, we have reinvented ourselves and our own industry with Sling TV to give millions of consumers more choice in entertainment. Today, we’ve officially entered the consumer wireless industry as the fourth largest wireless provider with our acquisitions of Boost Mobile, Ting Mobile ...

    Why you should apply for a job to DISH:

  • 4.1/5 in supportive management

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • DISH invests in their employees with profit sharing – on top of 401(k) matching

  • DISH’s Paid Protected Time allows employees flexible time off for anything from vacation to emergencies or other extenuating circumstances

  • The Employee Assistance Plan is available to all employees & offers free, 1-on-1 counseling with experienced consultants available 24/7