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Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC. (KAES) is seeking a Platform Engineer to support our application portfolio, that serves a variety of KAES users. Being a market-based company, we are keenly aware that the technology diversity in the marketplace and its impact in business are ever increasing. KAES IT continues to understand, synthesize, and recommend technologies that will enhance the value KAES can create for our customers.

KAES and its subsidiaries distribute more than 13 million tons of fertilizer products annually worldwide. From an IT perspective, this creates a wealth of opportunities to develop your technical skills and to explore a variety of career paths.

The KAES Platform Engineer is an IT Professional who will have the ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and support cloud technologies issues. This role requires strong critical thinking skills to help resolve complex technical issues for business users. This person will also have an opportunity to continue building out our competency in proactive monitoring and application health as well as designing solutions for real business challenges.

Our Team

Our Platform Engineering team provides advanced support, design, and maintenance for technologies both on premises and in the cloud. As a Platform Engineer on this team you will provide support and guidance for AWS/Azure technologies.

What You Will Do

  • Implementing / Supporting cloud technologies
  • Configuring/Responding to application alerts from monitoring software
  • Testing/configuring/Monitoring system restores for business continuity
  • Assisting with support process improvement
  • Supporting/patching applications
  • Occasional after hours application/server support
  • Building/Upgrading an EC2 server, adding disk space
  • Setting up a new S3 bucket and creating a process to archive data in that bucket
  • Working with a team to build a repeatable, stable release process
  • Being part of a project team with deliverables and releases
  • Understand/Implement security standards on Internet based or on premises platforms

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Experience with AWS/Azure cloud technologies
  • Detail Oriented
  • Experience with Linux OS


What Will Put You Ahead

  • 2+ years supporting cloud technologies
  • Experience with Datadog monitoring software
  • Experience with Cloud Endure backup technology
  • Experience with building cloud support processes, continuous improvement

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are
As a Koch company, Koch Ag & Energy Solutions (KAES) is a global provider of value-added solutions for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, energy and chemical markets. From agriculture to energy, KAES makes things grow better with plant nutrient and biological technologies. Our team of innovators unleash their potential while developing the technologies that feed and power the world.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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