Lead Platform Engineer- 100% Remote- 12+months – Khayainfotech – Remote

    • Khayainfotech
    • Remote
    • $80 – $90

    • Contract: Independent, W2, 12 Month(s)


    • GraphQL
    • Agile
    • Node.js
    • Javascript

    Job Description

    Job Title: Lead Platform Engineer
    Project Duration : 12 months 
    Work Location:100% Remote
    As a Sr.Lead Platform Engineer, Platform Engineering – Digital APIs you will be responsible for the technical and architectural mentorship for Client’s GraphQL API layer and initiatives that impact this API layer along with participating in day-to-day activities for maintenance and support of APIs. Demonstrating technical and analytical skills, this role will facilitate collaborative planning, prioritization, oversight, and support of Client’s digital experience API platform in collaboration with Software Engineering, Leadership, and cross-product/multi-functional business partners.
    This highly collaborative position drives the delivery of platform capabilities across Client’s web/mobile streams and stresses versatility as API platform interests are broad (front-line product awareness, enterprise infrastructure familiarity, data, API proficiency, etc.). A Sr Lead Platform Engineer may lead a wide variety of projects/tasks allowing agile/iterative platform development: roadmaps, context/sequence diagrams, epics, stories, collaboration space documentation, key presentations, etc.
    • API Platform Strategy – Allow cross-stream digital experiences across web and mobile apps by defining API and platform capabilities that use Client’s evolving service/API-driven infrastructure and third-party services/integration
    • API Platform Delivery Roadmaps – Drive API platform capability planning within platform delivery roadmaps with input from appropriate business partners to facilitate best-in-class guest experiences, alignment with enterprise-level technology transformation, and Client’s digital growth, engagement, and revenue.
    • API Platform Performance – Continually assess platform performance to find opportunities and platform-specific enhancements that will increase client application/platform performance and stability, or provide best-in-class advantages
    • Collaboration – Collaborate with key partners of various levels across the organization, including Product, Software Engineering, Core Architecture, and Security to balance competing interests and needs
    • API Platform SME – Sustain awareness of existing and upcoming API platform capabilities and communicate opportunities for platform enhancements to technology and product partners to support strategic planning as technologies evolve
    Must have:
    Success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:
    • Understand, document, and describe complex technical subjects
    • Strong presence and the ability to effectively communicate detailed technical concepts in understandable terms
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of API platforms and integration with web/mobile applications
    • High Technical competency in Node.js, TypeScript, React, GraphQL, Javascript, Atlassian Stack, Gitlab, and AWS technologies
    • Large e-commerce and digital delivery experience
    • Strong working knowledge of Agile methodology
    • Ability to understand query performance reports and optimization.
    • Success balancing feature, performance, technical debt, and infrastructure transformation/improvement delivery efforts against resource constraints
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal, collaboration, verbal and technical communication, influence, and problem-solving skills
    To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:
    • Minimum Years of Experience: Twelve(12) years of professional experience in the Technology field
    • 10 years of software/platform design and implementation experience
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Additional Requirements (i.e. % of travel time, etc.): 25% Travel when company travel resumes
    It would be useful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
    • Bachelor’s Degree, or Associate’s Degree plus 7+ years of Technology related experience, or High School Degree/GED plus 14+ years of Technology related experience
    • Twelve (12)+ years of professional experience in Technology or a related field
    • Experience with GraphQL