Sr. Platform Engineer / Cloud Architect

in Kirkland, WA

Sr. Platform Engineer / Cloud Architect Job

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    Kirkland, WA 98033, US

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    Information Technology

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    CTH or Perm

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Sr. Platform Engineer / Cloud Architect to join our team at our client s site in Kirkland, Washington.

Our systems integration partner is looking a Sr. Platform Engineer / Cloud Architect to help drive innovation, flexibility and standards (use of cloud services to run products at scale). This role will work with all product teams.


8+ years of related engineering experience with cloud (preferably AWS).

Proven track record building highly available and secure services in the cloud.

High level AWS cloud application experience.

Extensive experience building, automating and operating cloud platforms for product teams.

Advanced understanding and operation of CloudFormation or similar tools.

Have managed multi account AWS environments.

Experienced enforcing, reporting and helping AWS users with security and practices.

Build and maintain performance, fault-tolerant, scalable distributed software systems in AWS.

Implement high-quality solutions that are maintainable, clear and concise.

Experience with CI/CD tools.


Very strong in AWS with a solid platform engineering background.

Consultative, hands-on professional (high level people, communications and presentation skills).

Leverage Amazon and Open Source tools to solve interesting and complex problems.

Ability to handle production and operations work as required.

Hit the ground running with a focus on keyboard work and getting listed priorities completed.

Ability to work with and utilize a diverse set of products (one common CIDC platform, several different automation platforms).

Assist in helping groups and teams consolidate initiatives and build out platform specs.

Ability to think from a high level, (strategic and systematic thought is required for success).

Understands business value, should work more to help solve business problems, work less to just add technology.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience, certifications and training.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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