Senior Platform Engineer

| Holmdel, NJ, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 91,260-149,925 Annually
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Sr. Platform Engineer -

Position Summary

As a Senior Platform Engineer, you will implement, extend, and maintain key technology platforms within the Guardian Connect program and ensure alignment with Guardian's emerging consumer centric digital strategy. You will be an innovative platform and software engineer and will harness deep industry and technical expertise to develop and execute enablement of platforms and tools supporting software engineering at Guardian.

You are

A self-starter, continuous learner and a technical enthusiast who can transform abstract ideas into actionable customer solutions, who thrives in pioneering emerging technology and partnering across the company with engineers, technical managers, and project leaders.

You have

  • 6+ years of proven experience in enterprise platform engineering, vendor product implementation and operationalization, lifecycle management, and customer support.
  • 3+ years practical experience in software engineering, development practice, and enterprise software development lifecycle processes
  • Expertise with administering, testing, deploying, supporting, and upgrading Static Application Security Testing (SAST) tools at an enterprise level. (preferably SonarQube)
  • Expertise with life cycle management of enterprise API management solution(s) (Postman, Swagger Hub, RapidAPI or similar).
  • Practical experience building and shipping services with container technologies including AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with databases such as My SQL, Postgress, SQL Server.
  • Experience with secure programming practices, software delivery (CI/CD pipelines), Microservices, and cloud security principles (AWS).
  • Experience with a wide range of modern infrastructure tools and technologies - Bitbucket, Jenkins, Artifactory, GitHub etc.
  • Experience with developing custom components or integrations for vendor managed products (SaaS solutions).
  • Experience with managing licenses, user provisioning, generating metrics/reports, and interacting with vendors.
  • The ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with business and executive stakeholders.
  • The ability to quickly learn and teach others, have a growth mindset.
  • The ability to accelerate impact and lead change.

You will

  • As part of an Agile team, you'll be responsible for using your creativity, problem solving and technical skills to provide solutions in the development of enterprise software services and developer tools.
  • Act as highest-level technical expert, resolving issues, assessing any potential risks, and identifying solutions for the products and services owned by the Guardian Connect team.
  • Maintain life cycle management of SAST.
  • Review SAST quality gates, plug-ins, and maintain language specific rules.
  • Troubleshoot SAST Scan related build issues and any open Issues with the developer community & vendor, as necessary.
  • Generate insights and metrics using SAST to represent the overall application health.
  • Implement & configure API management solution(s) and .
  • Monitor and maintain performance of enterprise platforms and services.
  • Develop guides and documentation for supporting platforms and services and recommend best practices.
  • Support & communicate with user community about the upgrades, outages, releases etc.
  • Collaborate with an exceptional team of Software engineers, DevOps, DBAs, Continuous delivery engineers implementing solutions and developing new capabilities for the enterprise.
  • You will be an active participant in design and code reviews, team processes, and product decisions.
  • Contribute to the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new technologies to support the architectural vision.
  • Foster a culture of enablement, providing domain specific knowledge and best practices across the engineering organization, including KTs training, demos.
  • Participate in talent development and recruiting.


  • Hybrid, 2 Days a week at our office in NYC, Holmdel, NJ, or Bethlehem, PA.
  • Up to 10% travel within US.

Salary Range

$91,260.00 - $149,925.00

The salary range reflected above is a good faith estimate of base pay for the primary location of the position. The salary for this position ultimately will be determined based on the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate. In addition to salary, this role may also be eligible for annual, sales, or other incentive compensation.

Our Promise

At Guardian, you'll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals. Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards.

Inspire Well-Being

As part of Guardian's Purpose - to inspire well-being - we are committed to offering contemporary, supportive, flexible, and inclusive benefits and resources to our colleagues.

Health Care

  • Choice of [high deductible/copay] medical plans* with prescription drugs, including coverage for fertility and transgender inclusive benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Health care accounts - flexible spending, health reimbursement, and health savings accounts
  • Critical illness insurance

Life and Disability Insurance

  • Company-paid Life and Disability insurance plus voluntary supplemental coverage
  • Accident insurance

Retirement and Financial

  • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match, plus an annual age/service-based Company contribution and an annual profit-sharing contribution, if applicable
  • Complimentary 1:1 financial guidance with a licensed Fidelity representative

Time Off and Remote Work

  • Flexible work arrangements (part in-person/part remote)
  • Unlimited paid time off for most roles plus time off for volunteering, jury duty, voting, and bereavement
  • Personal holidays for colleagues to use in recognition of religious, cultural, or civic days
  • Paid parental leave and paid family and medical leave policies

Emotional Well-being and Work-Life

  • Emotional well-being, mental health, and work/life resources powered by Spring Health
  • Wellness programs, including fitness program and equipment reimbursement
  • Child, adult, and elder back-up care support through Bright Horizons
  • Adoption assistance
  • College planning
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan assistance
  • Commuter benefits in select metropolitan areas

Benefits apply to full-time eligible employees. Interns are not eligible for most Company benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


Guardian is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Guardian also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants (and employees) to accommodate the individual's known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless doing so would create an undue hardship. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected].

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Guardian Life operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Guardian Life was founded in 1860. It has 8709 total employees. To see all 25 open jobs at Guardian Life, click here.
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