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Platform Engineer (Hybrid Work Model)

Company: Sentry Insurance
Location: Madison
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Sentry, we're more than just insurance- We can offer you more than just a job, we want you to enjoy a career with us, where you're in the driver's seat of your career path with access to resources to help you succeed personally and professionally.What You'll Receive You want a positive work/life balance. Our hybrid work model allows you to enjoy the benefits of working from home on Monday and Friday, but also provides the opportunity for team building and collaboration when working in the office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. To help you work effectively and comfortably in both locations, we provide you with equipment to work at home and in the office.You can enjoy a complete benefits package, including generous paid time off, 8% 401(k) match, matching charitable gift program, bonus plan based on company performance, meal stipends, associate discounts, and volunteer time off.About Sentry Our background: We're one of the largest and most financially secure mutual insurance groups in the nation. More than 4,000 strong, our associates bring together diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets to make Sentry who we are. We're No. 658 on the Fortune 1000 list and named one of America's Best Midsize Employers by Forbes. We're in the business of helping others, and that includes the communities where we live and work. Our annual United Way campaign has raised more than $1 million for the past seven years. Our Middleton, Wisconsin, office is located in Greenway Station, not far from downtown Madison. Here, you have easy access to restaurants, bike paths, and shopping. Office amenities include a fitness room, break areas, sit/stand desks, and plenty of natural light in a modern building.Our Stevens Point campus offers a full-service fitness center, swimming pool, basketball and racquetball courts, auto center, credit union, on-site Aspirus clinic, restaurants, boutique hotel, and the award-winning SentryWorld golf course.This position can be filled as a Platform Administrator, Platform Engineer or Senior Platform Engineer depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.What You'll Do You're a valuable contributor. As an associate at Sentry, we believe in your skills and knowledge. Your input and participation matters. You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Innovate: Through our scaled agile development process, you'll have dedicated time to apply your creativity and innovation to drive new solutions.
  • Learn: Sentry provides several resources for furthering your career and continuing your personal development, including Sentry University, LinkedIn Learning, and developer-led educational sessions and communities.
    • Grow: Sentry provides many opportunities to grow in your career. Through meaningful, ongoing conversations around growth and development, we encourage all associates to take ownership in their career path.
      • Contribute: You will focus on delivering scalable infrastructure that meets enterprise demands by building programmatic solutions for internal customers throughout IT. You'll also assist in efforts to improve and optimize operational workloads both on premise and in the cloud. Engineers in the Cloud & Platform Engineering space partner with one-another and across the org in pursuit of resilient outcomes to meet the needs of the business. In addition, you'll:
        • Continually evaluate the platforms we support for improvement. Create standards and guardrails to simplify the processes by which our internal IT customers interact with them. Enable automation or provide self-service, programmable interfaces whenever possible.
        • Investigate and aid other infrastructure service areas when troubleshooting service delivery or performance issues. Assure a high level of platform availability and provide prompt problem resolution. Participate in on-call rotations to provide 24/7 support for critical infrastructure and platforms.
        • Drive to deliver a great user experience with intuitive products and solutions. Gather and implement customer feedback, understanding industry trends, continuous learning, and build in quality.
        • Act as an effective steward of Sentry IT's infrastructure resources. Evaluate new features or solutions with a cost-conscious mindset. Research and recommend options to deliver the same or better platforms more efficiently - recognizing tradeoffs between operational tech debt and expense.
        • Work with modern technologies, such as:
          • Windows & Linux Operating Systems
          • Virtual Servers, Auto Scaled Instances, and containerized workloads
          • Infrastructure-as-Code tooling (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation)
          • Configuration Management tooling (Ansible, Chef)
          • Scripting languages (e.g. Python, Powershell)
          • Workflow & Collaboration Tooling - Docker, Atlassian Products (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Opsgenie), Microsoft Teams
          • Amazon Web Services (e.g. EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, and serverless technologies)
          • Software defined networking (VPC's, Security Groups) in a multi-account AWS organization
          • Continuous integration/continuous deployment solutions such as Jenkins and ArtifactoryIf you have experience or knowledge in one of the preferred skills listed above, we want you to consider joining the Sentry team!How You'll Apply We'd love for you to join us. Please complete your online application and upload your resume on our Careers site. If you have applied with us before, you only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying with Sentry, please create an account.If you have specific questions regarding the position, application process, or are interested in learning more about Sentry, please reach out to Katelynne Rivera, Talent Acquisition Specialist.Qualified current H1B Visa holders are encouraged to apply.Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Your opportunity awaits.Talent Acquisition SpecialistThank you for your interest in Sentry!Katelynne Rivera
            KATELYNNE.RIVERA@SENTRY.COMEqual Employment OpportunitySentry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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