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Platform Engineer

Vertical KnowledgeChagrin Falls, United StatesFull-time$115k - $250k*May 4, 2023
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Vertical Knowledge is a data products, insights, and intelligence company with a mission to help customers solve their most vexing challenges.  

Our mature website collection methodology, unique data fabric, a comprehensive library of dynamic data products, and proprietary technology platforms equip us to comb through a massive amount of globally available open-source data to find, assess, and frame information and insights. 

We cover virtually every industry, ecosystem, and topic. And no matter how complex the subject is, we deliver a distinct decision advantage for our clients. 

We can analyze global supply chains for automotive and munitions manufacturers. Inspect pricing and discount patterns for consumer products as diverse as technology and tennis shoes. Even drive deep insights for decision-makers in industries from telecommunications to health care to semiconductors. In short: There's almost no publicly available data we can't find, organize and supply with a level of insight and intelligence suited for our customers' specific needs. 

Here's why. We're a team of specialists with the skill, intelligence, expertise, and technology to harness unprecedented quantities of global data. We inform critical decisions for the nation's highest priority units, essential agencies, and economically important commercial clients. No matter what their challenges may be.
VK is based in Chagrin Falls, outside of Cleveland, OH. (home of Calvin & Hobbes, Superman and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame). We are a mission-driven organization that takes pride in knowing that our work has the potential to literally save lives. 


The Platform Engineer will play a hands-on role in developing and supporting technical virtualization, management, and resource optimization within VK’s product portfolio.  The role will assist in the vision, design, and overall strategy to guide the delivery and evolution of VK’s VMware Cloud on AWS, running applications across vSphere-based cloud environments on dedicated, elastic, bare-metal infrastructure.  The Platform Engineer will collaborate directly with solution architects to understand our clients’ needs and design a flexible, modern, and innovative architecture providing intuitive, scalable, and adaptable solutions to future use cases.  Furthermore, this role will assist software engineering with feature design, product designers and engineers with prototyping, and the product operations team with tool selection, configuration, and administration.  And, will support software engineering teams by providing administration and optimization of the systems and tools which enhance their respective missions.  You will play a key role on the VK DevOps team, and report to the VP of Technical Operations.





Vertical Knowledge L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  VK is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or national origin.    

Reasonable Accommodations for Applying
Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as Amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in Vertical Knowledge LLC application and selection processes. If you require an accommodation in applying through our online system, please send an email to [email protected]. Please note that this email address is not to be used for checking on the status of an application.

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