Qstream is hiring a

Lead Platform Engineer

Dublin, Ireland
Full-Time

LEAD PLATFORM ENGINEER

We value the drive to get stuff done, delight customers, and have some fun along the way. We take our work very seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. When you get to know us you’ll see that we mean it.

Qstream ignites high-performance sales teams combining mobile, science and software in a powerfully simple solution that’s helping today’s top brands outperform their peers by up to 3X in average annual revenue growth. This is driven by science and data, and is used daily by top companies in life sciences, technology and financial services to optimise sales team performance at scale- with considerable impact to the bottom line.

COMPANY SNAPSHOT

Qstream is a sales acceleration platform that combines performance analytics, coaching optimization and knowledge reinforcement in one powerfully simple mobile enterprise solution. The platform’s analytics engine continuously synthesizes millions of data points from responses to brief, scenario-based challenges into real-time dashboards, sales fluency heat maps and coaching recommendations that give sales leaders unprecedented visibility into the capabilities of their team. Today, Qstream is used by 14 of the world’s top 15 pharma companies, and by industry leaders such as Amgen, MasterCard, Medtronic, LinkedIn, Allstate and Capital One.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Working as an engineer for a tech startup is not for everyone.  You will need the ability and drive to take ownership of any project thrown at you. Some of these projects will involve major architectural changes like designing and building a new analytics subsystem. Others will require deep thinking like tweaking the scheduling algorithm.  We require a specialist that can design and create scalable, secure and highly available cloud hosted platforms. The team are dedicated to the study of building evolving and operating rapidly changing resilient systems at scale. While we don’t know all the projects that are going to come down the pipe, we do know that they will challenge your engineering skills.

Our team is made up of engineering powerhouses who are among the best in their field.  They have an innate comprehension of technology and can quickly visualize how their actions create a ripple effect within the code.  They have a pragmatic approach to software development best practices, including TDD/BDD continuous integration, Agile and continuous delivery. They also have a track record of refactoring and iterating quickly – successfully and often and are passionate about building user-centric and cutting edge projects.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Understanding of CI/CD, service discovery and configuration management.
  • Using standardised machine images to ensure
  • Using automation to reduce time to release and time to fix.
  • Worked in a team that has mature Agile practices
  • Automating large scale platforms and workloads in complex multi-technology environments in order to increase reliability and security.
  • Working closely with vendors and internal teams to ensure effective workload migration and integration into existing technology stack.
  • Recommend proactive measures for effective workload management and providing technical expertise and third line support.
  • Working tirelessly to improve platforms effectiveness on an ongoing basis around areas using new technologies.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Continuous Delivery and standardised build processes
  • Chef/Puppet or other configuration management solutions
  • Service discovery and secrets management
  • Writing infrastructure as code
  • Self healing architectures
  • Ruby knowledge
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure & Google Cloud Platform

Bonus points for a working knowledge of:

  • Rails
  • RabbitMQ
  • HashiStack (Terraform, Consul, Vault)
  • Microservices architectures
  • MySQL / PostgreSQL
  • Redis / MongoDB
  • Resque
  • New Relic, Logentries & Airbrake

MORE ABOUT QSTREAM

Qstream is a sales acceleration platform that combines performance analytics, coaching optimization and knowledge reinforcement in one powerfully simple mobile enterprise solution. Science-based and data-driven, Qstream is used daily by leaders in life sciences, technology and financial services to improve sales team performance at scale, with direct impact to the bottom line.

By letting reps respond to Q&A-based challenges for just minutes a day, Qstream delivers insights that help sales leaders improve the quality of customer conversations, identify coaching opportunities, and strengthen the capabilities that matter most. Whether onboarding new hires, reinforcing product messages, or developing core sales skills, Qstream is the only solution proven to durably change the customer-facing behavior of your reps.

Today Qstream is used by 14 of the top 15 global pharma brands, as well as leaders in medical devices, technology, healthcare and financial services. To learn more, visit Qstream.com, or follow @Qstream on Twitter.

TO ALL RECRUITMENT AGENCIES: Qstream does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Qstream employees or any other company location. Qstream is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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