Sr. Platform Engineer at Life Time Fitness – Chanhassen, MN

  • Full Time
  • USA, Minnesota
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • June 11, 2019

Life Time Fitness

Life Time champions a healthy and happy life for its members across 138 destinations in 38 major markets in the U.S. and Canada. As the nation’s only Healthy Way of Life brand, Life Time delivers an unmatched athletic resort experience and provides a comprehensive healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment experience that goes well beyond fitness to encompass the entire spectrum of daily life for individuals, couples and families of all ages. Life Time destinations across the U.S. and Canada offer distinctive, branded programs and services including: personal and TEAM small group training, weight loss programming, Pilates, studio, cycle and yoga classes, tennis, racquetball and squash, swim programming and Ultimate Hoops basketball. Full-service LifeSpas, LifeCafe and LifeClinic Chiropractic offices are also located within Life Time.

Position Summary

The Sr Platform Engineer develops, implements, and promotes infrastructure best practices. Platform Engineers provide an interface to Life Time Technology Development and Life Time business divisions for services.  The ideal Sr Platform Engineer will focus on leading engineers when designing infrastructure.  They are steeped in technology expertise, but also lead with an assembled team to execute complex projects with minimal oversight.  The successful candidate will be a goal-oriented self-starter, effective communicator with the ability to collaborate across technical and leadership levels, and demonstrated ability to provide “best in class” solutions.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads problem solving and consultancy on technical projects
  • Leads and develops engineers, growing their knowledge and skillset
  • Collaborates with technical leads to integrate an end-to-end design that’s well documented
  • Reports on the status of projects periodically, resolving roadblocks independently when feasible
  • Cross-trains engineering staff on Cloud and DevOps concepts and procedures
  • Leads or consults on the most complex incident escalations and performs complex troubleshooting
  • Ensures solutions are maintained for high availability, scalability, security, and supportability
  • Mentors junior team members
  • Leads automation and configuration management development and code review
  • Designs  Active Directory environment and full migration strategy from Active Directory ​

Position Requirements

  • 8 or more years of experience in designing, implementing and maintaining infrastructure
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience implementing cloud architecture and computing including AWS, Microsoft Azure (PaaS and IaaS) and other cloud based computing environments
  • Advanced understanding of Linux and Windows Server
  • Expert knowledge in Active Directory and DNS Solutions
  • Expert knowledge in MS Exchange, Lync and Skype for Business
  • Expert knowledge in Cloud Technologies such as Office 365, MS Azure & AWS
  • Knowledgeable in VMware, and Hyper-V
  • Architects for failure and considers disaster recovery for new and existing systems
  • Experience implementing Continuous Delivery / Continuous Integration systems

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Atlassian tools
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one configuration management system (Chef, Ansible, Puppet or CFEngine)
  • Experience managing a CDN
  • Proven experience with application delivery networking (ADN)
  • ELK
  • ITIL
  • Splunk
  • Containers
  • Ansible
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